Ma Jianying is an Adjunct Fellow of the Charhar Institute in Beijing. He is Associate Professor and Director of Research Center for Maritime Security, Shandong Normal University. He is a Senior Research Fellow of Center for ASEAN Studies, Guangxi University of Nationalities and China-ASEAN Institute for Maritime Security. He is Research Fellow of Shanghai Institute for Maritime Strategy and Center for State Governance, Shandong Normal University. He is a Visiting Professor in School of Political Science and Law, Jinan University. He is an Adjunct Fellow of Guangdong Institute of International Strategy. He focuses on maritime security and strategy, China-US relation and security issue in Asia-Pacific region. He has published nearly 30 pieces of academic paper in recent years. He acquired Ph.D. in law from Fudan University.