Dr. Li is an assistant professor of international political economy in the School of International Studies at the Renmin University of China. Prior to that, he was a postdoctoral research fellow in the Institute of International Studies at Tsinghua University. His research interests include international monetary politics, Sino-U.S. relations, and Chinese foreign policy. His current research focuses on the politics of currency competition and the reform of the international monetary system. Dr. Li was a visiting scholar at the U.S. Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies based in Hawaii. He is the author of the book The Institutional Changes and the U.S. International Economic Policies as well as a number of articles on international monetary politics. He received his Ph.D. from Fudan University.