WU Shicun

Chairman of the Board of Directors

China-Southeast Asia Research Center on the South China Sea

Dr Wu Shicun is Chairman of the board of directors of the China-Southeast Asia Research Center on the South China Sea, Chairman of Huayang Center for Maritime Cooperation and Ocean Governance, and Founding President and Chairman of the academic committee of China’s National Institute for South China Sea Studies. He also serves as Chairman of the advisory board of Institute for China-America Studies, Member of Academic Committee of Center for International Security and Strategy at Tsinghua University, Adjunct Professor of Nanjing University, and Chair Professor of Xiamen University. Dr Wu has a Ph.D. in history. His research interests cover the South China Sea issue, maritime delimitation, maritime economy, international relations and regional security. Dr Wu has published widely in academic journals on South China Sea, regional security issues, international relations and the development of Hainan Free Trade Port.