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

ISTPP’s Dr. Liu visited universities in China, attended international conferences, and conducted field research in Inner Mongolia

Dr. Liu at the International Public Policy Association Conference, June 2019, Montreal, Canada

Dr. Liu at the International Public Policy Association Conference, June 2019, Montreal, Canada

During the summer of 2019, Dr. Xinsheng Liu visited several universities in China, including Peking University, Inner Mongolia University, and Sun Yat-Sen University. He presented recent research to faculty members and graduate students on policy agendas and policy changes, Chinese concern about climate change, and local air quality and public trust in government.

In May and June, Dr. Liu also presented research papers coauthored with colleagues at several international academic conferences, including the following:

  • The Fourth International Conference on Public Policy, International Public Policy Association (IPPA), June 25-28, 2019, Montreal, Canada.

  • The 32nd Annual Meeting and International Symposium of the Association of Chinese Political Studies (ACPS), June 21-23, 2019, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China.

  • The Seventh Annual Conference of the International Institute of Administrative Sciences (IIAS) Study Group on Coproduction of Public Services, May 27-28, 2019, Leuven, Belgium.

  • The 3rd Peking University-Fudan University Forum on Governance, May 17-19, 2019, Peking University, Beijing, China.

For the second year as Changjiang Scholar Visiting Professor, Dr. Liu visited Inner Mongolia University’s School of Public Administration in July and August. He lectured on social science research and survey methods, provided consultations and recommendations for the school’s future curriculum design and research development, and conducted field research with colleagues on local environmental governance issues in Inner Mongolia.