B.A., Tunghai University; M.A., New York University; M.S., Pratt Institute
David Liu’s career at the Associated Press has spanned more than 37 years. As part of his executive duties, he has traveled extensively throughout the world and met many prominent industry leaders. Currently the director of foreign-language newspapers, Liu promotes AP services in the United States as well as in Asian and Pacific regions and assists major media corporations in conceiving and developing creative strategies. During his long residence in the United States, he has held faculty and director positions at several universities and institutes. Liu also is a columnist for the Wen Hui Bao (Daily) in Shanghai, China. In 1988, he published his first book, Things American: The Art of Life in the United States, and in 1990, he launched the magazine East-West Forum, which circulates widely in affluent Chinese communities in the United States, Canada and China. Liu, who is fluent in both English and Chinese, is a native speaker of Mandarin, Cantonese and five other dialects.