Dr. Maorong Jiang, assistant Professor, began his association with Creighton University in 2003. Prior to his full time position as an assistant professor of political science, his time was split between the History Department and Political Science. Dr. Jiang is also the director of the Asian World Center at Creighton. He specializes in Asian politics and International Relations.
Born and raised in China, Dr. Jiang started his teaching career at 18. After receiving his B.A., he became a regular faculty in the Department of International Relations at the Military College of International Relations in China. Dr. Jiang pursued his graduate studies in Beijing Foreign Affairs College and the University of Hawaii at Manoa. He also studied at the Catholic University of Leuven in Belgium, Munich University in Germany and the University of Hawaii at Hilo.
His varied academic training reflects his interests in history, religion, philosophy, diplomacy, international relations and political science. In addition to having been a military officer and a university professor, Dr. Jiang has served as a university administrator and government official in Beijing. He was a visiting scholar to the USIA, East-West Center, China-Europe Institute and the University of Hawaii at Manoa, where he earned his Master?s degree in Asian religion and doctoral degree in Political Science.
During his tenure in college and government administrative positions, Dr. Jiang published articles on international relations, military relations, religion, and English studies. He has presented papers at many professional conferences. His current research projects include China/North Korea relations, and studies on ethics in Asian/international relations.