Vusal Guliyev is a Research Fellow at the Davis Center of Harvard University and a Ph.D. Candidate in International Politics at Shanghai International Studies University. While pursuing his Doctoral studies, he held a one-semester Fellowship at the Asia-Pacific Research Center of Ankara University and attended the International Joint Workshop Series 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 contributing author to the books "APAM China Studies – I" and "Vietnam Studies in Turkey – I", 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.