Dr. Liu is a native of China. He received his B.A. in English & Int’l Economics (2000) from Foreign Affair University in Beijing and Ph.D. degree in Political Science (2007) from SUNY Buffalo. He joined Presbyterian College as a faculty member in the department of Political Science in 2008 and served as the founding director of Confucius Institute since 2009. Besides work, he enjoys nature and gardening.