Sida Liu is Assistant Professor of Sociology and Law at the University of Toronto and Faculty Fellow at the American Bar Foundation. He received his LL.B. degree from Peking University Law School and his Ph.D. in sociology from the University of Chicago. Professor Liu has conducted extensive empirical research on China’s legal reform and legal profession. His ongoing project studies the legal professions in Taiwan and Hong Kong in the context of China’s rise as a global power.
Her research interests involve Nationalism in East Asia, National Identity issues in Taiwan, Taiwan and Korea under Japanese rules and Taiwanese and Korean sentiment toward Japan. She recently translated two books by the Taiwanese president Tsai Ing-wen in Japan.