政治学系

Department of Political Science

Introduction:

 

Dr. Yu Liu

Associate Professor, Department of Political Science

School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Tsinghua University


Education background:

2000-2006: Ph.D., Department of Political Science, Columbia University

1996-1999: M.A., Department of International Politics, Renmin University of China

1992-1996: B.A., Department of International Politics, Renmin University of China


Experience:

2007-2010: Lecturer, Department of Politics and International Studies, Cambridge University

2006-2007: Post-doc Fellow, Fairbank Center for East Asian Studies, Harvard University

1999-2000: Assistant Researcher, Research Institute for Development in 21st Century, Tsinghua University


Areas of Research Interests/ Research Projects:

Chinese Politics, Comparative Democratization, Political Economic of Transition, Comparative Revolution and Comparative Institutions.


Honors And Awards:

2009 Details of Democracy was selected as Book of the Year by a number of newspapers or websites such as the Southern Weekend, Beijing News, Sina.com.

2006-2007, An Wang Post-doc Fellowship, Fairbank Center, Harvard University


Academic Achievement:

Academic Papers:

“The Maoist Discourses and the Mobilization of Emotions in Revolutionary China” in Modern China May 2010

“The Pitfalls of Chinese Populism,” in International Politics (Global Edition) 2009 Spring

“Why Did It Go So High: The Political Mobilization of the Agricultural Collectivization in China” in China Quarterly. (Sep, 2006)

“The Politics and Ethics of Going Green in China”, in Forging Environmentalism: Justice, Livelihood and Contested Environments, ed. by Joanne Bauer, M.E. Sharpe, 2005.

Political Columns Collection:

Details of Democracy: Essays on Contemporary American Politics, Shanghai Sanlian Press, 2009

Many political columns and essays published on newspapers or magazines such as the Southern Weekend, Caijing, Southern People’s Weekly, New Weekly, East Observation Weekly, etc.