Liu Rong is an Adjunct Fellow of the Charhar Institute in Beijing. She is a Research Fellow of Center for Academic Communication, Chongqing Academy of Social Science and Research Center for Development of Chongqing government. Her major research areas are international cultural heritage and cooperation, cultural industry and regional cultural studies, international cultural communication and urban public diplomacy. Her work includes A Study of UNESCO Creative City Network: Win-Win for Cultural diversity and Cultural Industry (2016). She holds Ph.D. in cultural heritage and cultural industry.