Jiafeng Liu



Jiafeng Liu

Professor of Modern Chinese History


Central China Normal University, Ph. D. in Modern Chinese History 2001

Shandong University, M. A. Modern Chinese History 1997

Shandong University, B. A., History and Archaeology 1992


Shandong University, Professor, College of History and Culture 2014-present

CCNU, Professor, Institute for Modern History of China 2008-2014

CCNU, Associate Professor, Institute for Modern History of China 2003-2008

CCNU, Lecturer, Institute for Modern History of China, 2000-2003

CCNU, Assistant, Institute of History 1997-2000

Shandong Archives, Research assistant, 1992-1994


Fulbright Visiting Scholar, Divinity School, Yale University, July 2012-June 2013

Keio University, History Department, Tokyo, Japan,visiting research supported by United Board for Christian Higher Education in Asia Nov. 2004-April 2005

University of San Francisco, Ricci Institute for Chinese –Western Cultural History, visiting scholar, July -September 2003

Chinese University of Hong Kong, Chung Chi Colleges, Center for the Study of Religion and Chinese Society June 2001-September 2001

University of San Francisco, Ricci Institute for Chinese –Western Cultural History, Malatesta Scholarship, visiting scholar, Oct. 1999- Jan. 2000


Undergraduate: Modern Chinese History; Guide on Thesis Writing; Introduction on Global History; Sino-Western Relationship since 16th Century.

Graduate: History of Christianity in China; Documentology of Modern Chinese History

Research Project

M. S. Bates (1897-1978) and Historical Study on Christianity in China

Study on Shantung Christian University 1864-1952

Missionaries’ Encounter and Dialogue with Muslims in Modern China, 1807-1950.

Comparative Study on Christian Movement in Modern North-east Asia


Deputy Dean, College of History and Culture, SDU 2014-

Director, Master Program for Modern China History, CCNU, 2009-2014

Organizer, Summer Seminar for Young Scholar on the History of Christianity in China 2009-

Organizer, Summer Workshop on the History of Christianity in China, 2004-2008

Associate Director, Center for Study of History on Christian Colleges in China, CCNU, 2003-2014

Secretary, Committee of Zhang Kaiyuan Academic Fund for East-West Cultural Exchange, 2001-2014


Books (in Chinese)

Christian Rural Reconstruction in Modern China, 1907-1950, Tianjin People’s Publishing House, 2008.

Gospel and Plough, A Study on American Agricultural Missionaries, Taipei, Christian Cosmic Light Care Organization,2006.

Christian Colleges in China during the Sino-Japanese War, first author, co-authored with Liu Tianlu, Fujian Educational Press, 2003.

Edited Books

Christian Presence and Progress in North-East Asia: Historical and Comparative Studies(co-editor), Frankfurt: Peter Lang, 2011.

Regional Studies on the History of Christianity in China,Chengdu: Bashu Shushe(co-editor) 2007.

Alienation and Amalgamation: the Rising of Chinese Church,Shanghai: People’s Publisher, 2005

Eyewitnesses to Massacre: American Missionaries Bear Witness to Japanese Atrocities in NanjingEast Gate Book,co-editor. 2000.


School of History and Culture

Shandong University

27 South Shanda Road, Jinan, P.R.China 250100


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