Sijie graduated from Boston University in 2019 with a degree in Business Administrations. Despite his background in business, Sijie has always been enthusiastic toward history studies. During his sophomore and junior years, he worked as a research assistant at Boston University’s Department of History and as a risk evaluation intern at The Exim Bank of China.
At Columbia-LSE, Sijie is planning to develop further understandings on the topics of Sino-Soviet relations and modern East Asian politics.
Sijie’s extracurricular interest also focuses on exploring and preserving history. He is a collector of original military documents, awards and uniforms.