The Tokyo Foundation for Policy Research


The Tokyo Foundation for Policy Research


劉 傑/Jie Liu


Jie Liu

Last updated : July 15, 2024

Professor, Faculty of Social Sciences, Waseda University

Areas of Expertise
  • Modern Japanese political and diplomatic history
  • history of East Asian international relations
  • contemporary Japan-China relations

Liu Jie was born in Beijing in 1962 and specializes in modern Japanese political and diplomatic history, the history of East Asian international relations, and contemporary Japan-China relations. He completed his doctoral program at the Graduate School of Humanities, University of Tokyo, in 1993. Liu was previously a research fellow at the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science. In April 1996, he assumed the position of a full-time lecturer at Waseda University’s Faculty of Social Sciences, becoming an associate professor in 1998 and a professor in 2003. He has also served as a visiting researcher at Columbia University and was an Asia Fellow at the Asahi Shimbun. Liu is the recipient of the twelfth Ohira Masayoshi Memorial Award and the seventh Nakasone Yasuhiro Award.

Research Program
Pre- and Post-COVID Chinese Society, Economy, and Politics

Select Publications

Liu Jie, Toward a History Beyond Borders, Harvard University Asia Center, 2012.

Liu Jie, New Perspectives on International Studies in Asia-Pacific, Waseda University Press, 2021.

Liu Jie, The Security Environment in Modern East Asia, National Institute for Defense Studies, 2022.

Liu Jie, “Toward a Partnership Based on Historical Reconciliation and Mutual Trust,” in Sustainable Development Disciplines for Humanity: Breaking Down the 5Ps—People, Planet, Prosperity, Peace, and Partnerships, Springer, 2023.

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