Liu Wenzheng is an Adjunct Fellow at the Charhar Institute in Beijing. He is Assistant Professor, Institute of Overseas Chinese / International Relations, Huaqiao University. His research is majorly focusing on ethnic studies, Chinese in Southeast Asia and China-Asean relations. He received BA in monetary banking from Jiangsu University. He acquired his master's degree in international relation and his Ph.D. in international relations from Xiamen University. He was a Visiting Scholar in East Asian Institute, National University of Singapore.