Dr. Xia Liping
Center for South-Asia Studies School of Political Science
& International Relation Tongji University
Dr.Xia Liping is Dean and Professor of School of Political Science & International Relation at Tongji University in Shanghai. He is Vice President of Shanghai Institute for International Strategic Studies (SIISS), Vice Chairman of Shanghai Association of International Studies and Vise president of Shanghai Center for Rim Pacific Strategic and International studies (CPSIS). He is also Senior Guest Fellow of Institute of International Technology and Economy in Center for Development Studies under the PRC State Council. He specializes in Asian security, nuclear nonproliferation, Maritime Security and china’s foreign strategy. He holds a PhD in world history from the East China Normal University. He got Master degree of law from the Luoyang Foreign Language University in 1991.
From December 2007 to April 2008, he was Director of Department of American Studies and Director of Center for Latin America Studies at Shanghai Institute for International Studies (SIIS). From 1996 to November 2007, he was Director of Department of Strategy Studies at SIIS. From 1989 to 1996,he was Assistant Professor of Institute for Strategy Studies, National Defense University, Beijing . He has published many books and papers. Three of his latest books are “Contemporary International System and System and Strategy Relation among Major Powers”, “China Peaceful rise” and “Security and Arms Control in the Asia-Pacific Region”. He was Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council of the United States from 1994-1995, visiting scholar at Monterrey Institute of International Studies in 1999, the Hong Kong University in 2002 , the Stockholm University in 2005 and visiting scholar at Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung EU Office in Brussels in April-May, 2009.