Shiqi Liao is a Senior Lanuguage Lecturer and the Language Coordinator for the Chinese language. He graduated from Peking University in Comparative literature in 1986. In 1989, he completed an M.A. in Engligh language and litrature at University of International Relations (formerly known as Intsitute of International Relations). Before coming to NYU in 2006, he taught at Columbia University for seven years. In addition to his role at Department of East Aisan Studies, Shiqi Liao is the Associate Director at China House.