Liu Ming





Liu Ming currently serves as professor of the Institute of International Relations (IIR), and director of the Center for Korea Studies, Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences (SASS), and Senior Fellow of the Charhar Institute. He was director of the Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies at SASS from 2009-2012.

Dr. Liu holds a Ph. D. in political sciences from World Economy Institute, FudanUniversity in 1999. He has also been a visiting scholar at ColumbiaUniversity, SeoulNationalUniversity and StanfordUniversity, respectively in 1993, 1996 and 2000.

His research interests cover major power relations, US strategy, Chinese foreign policy, maritime security, Northeast Asia security. Over his 27 year career, Dr. Liu won several academic awards from Shanghai academic associations.

He has contributed extensively to several leading Chinese and English journals in China, the US, Canada and South Korea. His English publications include:

“BRICS development: a long way to a powerful economic club and new international organization” (Pacific Review, 2016) ; “Northeast Asia Order after WWII: Continuity, Compliance, Power-Transition and Challenges”(the Korean Journal of Defense Analysis, 2015); “Opportunities and Challenges for Sino-American Cooperation on the Korean Peninsula”(the Korean Journal of Defense Analysis) ; “China and the North Korean Crisis: Facing Test and Transition”(Pacific Affairs); “The Paradox of Economic Integration and Territorial Rivalry in the South China Sea” (Palgrave Pivot, 2015), etc.