Ecole Normale Superieure & Ecole Des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales

Institutional Affiliation

Ecole Normale Superieure & Ecole Des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales


PhD Candidate, Sciences de la Societe, Ecole Normale Superieure & Ecole Des Hautes
Etudes en Sciences Sociales, 2020 (provisional)
M.S Ed, International Educational Development, University of Pennsylvania, 2015
B.A. International Development Studies & Economics, UCLA, 2014


Bosen LIU is a PhD candidate graduating in 2020, a United Nations education policy
researcher for Africa, a Chinese citizen by law, a global citizen by heart, an Americaneducated
and French-furnished social science scholar in International Development and
Relations, a TED talk speaker, an advocate on technology approach to sustainable
development, a social entrepreneur promoting access and quality improvement to address
live of marginalized groups through artificial intelligence, a world traveller, an advocate
in spreading meaning of life through loving and caring yet an economist in using
numbers to tell stories and pushing things forward.
As an African education specialist and with the background of traveling through 34
countries, working in 12 countries and working on/with more than 40 countries and
intensive experiences of interacting among different groups (including students,
community members, academia, government, and the private sector), Bosen has obtained
in-field skills in working with complex stakeholders relations at local, national, regional
and international levels both in the space of policy-making and program/project
operation, including but not limited to research, design, implementation, monitoring and
evaluation, and publication.

Research Interest

- The role of China in South-South Collaboration
- China’s Development Model
- The role of education in China from social, cultural, economic and political perspectives
- Development and Colonization
- Definition and perspectives of relations at conceptual, national, and international level
- China-Africa relations and international aids

Faculty Sponsor

Timothy Oakes, Geography

Term at CU

Bosen LIU was a visiting scholar for the academic year of 2019-2020.