Peter Buck
George Cautherley
Steven Conn
Louise Edwards
Staci Ford
John Haddad
Vincent Ho
Sibing He
Kendall Johnson
Marjorie King
Selina Lai
Aili Li
Qing Liu
Jianping Ni
Robert Nield
Stefani Pfeiffer
Cole Roskam
Eileen Scully
John Wong
Elsha Yiu

Dr. Qing Liu
Assistant Professor of History, Sun Yat-sen University

Paper Title:
The Open Door Policy and the Shaping of the American Paternalistic Attitude toward China.

Dr. Qing Liu obtained a doctorate from Peking University in 2010. She specializes in the history of American foreign relations, with an emphasis on the Age of Imperialism. Her research interests include international history, U.S. imperialism, and American history in the global context.

When the Boxer Movement happened in China around 1900, Herbert Hoover,
who later became the 31st American President, was working as a mining engineer in
Tianjin. He and his American colleagues witnessed the whole movement. Many years
later, one of his colleagues told a story in his memoir:...