Vusal Guliyev is a Research Fellow at Harvard University Davis Center and a Ph.D. Candidate in International Politics at Shanghai International Studies University. While pursuing his Doctoral studies, he held a Visiting Research Fellowship at the Asia-Pacific Research Center of Ankara University in Turkey and attended the International Joint Research Program at the Kyushu University of Japan. In addition, he worked as a Research Assistant Intern at the Institute of China Studies of Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences during his Master’s degree program. Besides being a co-author of the books of "China Studies–I", "Vietnam Studies–I" and "Korean Studies–II", he also writes analytical articles in various languages such as Azerbaijani, Turkish, English, and Chinese with a special interest in the regions of Eurasia and the South Caucasus; China and the Asia-Pacific.