Lu Xuan is an Adjunct Fellow at the Charhar Institute in Beijing. He is a Lecturer at School of Politics and Public Administration, Hainan University. He is also a Research Fellow at Center for Public Diplomacy Studies and Center for Regional Issues in South China Sea, Hainan University. His research mainly covers public diplomacy, cross-cultural communication, China South Sea and geopolitics. He received his Ph.D. in history, culture and political geography from Paris-Sorbonne University.