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Prof. Roger Liu
Associate Professor - International Studies
Email: roger.liu@flame.edu.in
PhD in Political Science from University of South Carolina, USA

Roger Chi-feng Liu is Associate Professor of international politics with the Department of Social Sciences, FLAME University. Professor Liu earned his PhD in political science from University of South Carolina, and his research interests span political geography, geopolitics/geo-economics, interstate/intrastate conflicts, geographic/quantitative IR methodology, India’s foreign policy, and China-India Relations. 

Dr. Liu has presented his research projects in highly selective academic conferences funded or held by the National Science Foundation (NSF), International Studies Association (ISA), Peace Science Society (International), and the Society for Political Methodology (PolMeth), etc.

Dr. Liu had worked for major foreign policy think tanks in Taiwan as research fellows before he earned his Ph.D. degree in the US. Professor Liu is currently a correspondent research fellow with the Center for Globalization and Peace Research, Soochow University, Taiwan, and a research fellow with the Center for Southeast Asia Studies (CSEAS), National Chengchi University, and Taipei, Taiwan. Before joining FLAME, Dr. Liu was assistant professor and the director of Center for Asia-Pacific Security Studies at OP Jindal Global University.



  • Liu, R. 2022. “From ‘Sticks’ to ‘Carrots’ and ‘Nets’, then to ‘Needles’: The Evolution of CPC’s Policy towards Taiwan. China Report 1-16. (SAGE Publication) Feb 2022. (DOI: 10.1177/00094455221074255)

  • Liu, R. 2018. “The Modi-Xi Meeting and the Future Direction of India’s Foreign Policy.” Journal of Strategic and Security Studies (ISSN 1816-6547). No.149. (10.30382/SSA.201804_(149).0001)

  • Liu, R. 2018. “The India-ASEAN Relationship: Historical Legacies, Current Development and Potential Issues.” East Asian Studies. 49:1 (ISSN: 1013-2546; DOI: 10.30402/EAS)



  • Liu, R. 2021. “China’s Grand Overseas Propaganda Under the Belt and Road Initiative” as Chapter 12 in Jacob, Jabin and Anh, Hoang The eds., China’s Search for ‘National Rejuvenation’. Singapore: Palgrave Macmillan.



  • Presenter in the 6th Vietnam Studies Conference hosted by VASS/Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences (August 2021)

  • Presenter in ORF-TAEF virtual dialogue on "Taiwan, India, and the Indo-Pacific Order: Current Trends and Future Possibilities" (August 2021)

  • Presenter in “Mapping China’s Rise: Regional Assessments,” Webinar organised by Department of Political Science University of Kerala, January 6th and 7th 2022, recorded at https://youtu.be/6Y2y9YR8xF4?t=1486

  • Presenter in "India in the Indo-Pacific: Pursuing Prosperity and Security" Webinar co-host by the US Embassy to India and Gateway House on "India in the Resilient Supply Chain Initiative: Opportunities, Challenges and Possible Collaborations" Feb 2022; Paper also published and can be downloaded at: https://www.gatewayhouse.in/india-in-the-indo-pacific/

  • Presenter of the webinar "An Appraisal of Taiwan-Southeast Asia Ties" co-hosted by Jindal School of International Affairs and Taiwan Asia Exchange Foundation. Presented "The China Factor in Taiwan-Southeast Asia Relations (March 2, 2022)." http://www.taef.org/event/1004