Xia Liping is Dean and Professor of School of Political Science & International Relations at Tongji University in Shanghai. He is General-Secretary of Shanghai Institute for International Strategic Studies (SIISS), and Vice President of Shanghai Center for RimPac Strategic and International Studies (CPSIS). He is also Senior Guest Fellow of Institute of International Technology and Economics in Center for Development Studies under the PRC State Council.
He is Vice President of Shanghai Association of International Relations. He specializes in Asian security and nuclear nonproliferation and China’s foreign strategy. 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.