Amy Liu specializes in issues of ethnic politics, language policies, and international migration, with regional focuses on Southeast Asia and Eastern Europe. Her current work studies Chinese communities in Eastern Europe, including Bulgaria, Croatia, Hungary, and Serbia. Most recently, she has gone into the field to study Chinese migrant communities in Romania with the support of a 2015-2016 J. William Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award. Her first book, "Standardizing Diversity: The Political Economy of Language Regimes" (2015), as well as a large body of journal articles, examines the political causes, economic consequences, and social implications of language policies. Dr. Liu is an Associate Professor at University of Texas at Austin.
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