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Institute for Science, Technology and Public Policy

The Bush School of Government and Public Service

Texas A&M University
1112 Allen Building
4350 TAMU College Station, Texas 77843-4350

Xinsheng Liu

Research Scientist and Assistant Director

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Xinsheng Liu Dr. Liu’s research and teaching interests include public policy and administration, policy agenda setting, environmental and climate change politics, natural resources policy, and comparative policy. He specializes in public policy process and political information processing with a focus on how policy actors (governments, interest groups, citizens, news media, etc.) define public problems, perceive risks, set agendas, develop solutions, and make policy decisions.

In recent years, Dr. Liu has published numerous research articles in peer-referred journals, including Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, Policy Studies Journal, Political Research Quarterly, Governance, Journal of Theoretical Politics, Review of Policy Research, The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, Journal of Risk Research, Environmental Science and Policy, Climatic Change, Journal of Contemporary China, and Global Environmental Change. He is author of the book Modeling Bilateral International Relations (Palgrave-Macmillan, 2006).

Dr. Liu also holds affiliated Research Fellow or Visiting Professor position at Peking University’s Co-Innovation Center for State Governance, Center for Public Administration and Management, and Institute of Political Development and Governance. Prior to joining the Bush School at Texas A&M University in 2003, Dr. Liu was Assistant Professor at Peking University and Visiting Assistant Professor at the University of Washington. He received his PhD in political science from Texas A&M University and MA and BA degrees from Peking University.



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Contact

(979) 862-8855
bushschoolistpp@tamu.edu

Institute for Science, Technology and Public Policy

The Bush School of Government and Public Service

Texas A&M University
1112 Allen Building
4350 TAMU College Station, Texas 77843-4350


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