Ph.D. 2003, Modern Chinese History. Chief Editor of The Middle Ground Journal. Associate Professor of History and Politics, The College of St. Scholastica, 2014-present. Assistant Professor of History and Politics, The College of St. Scholastica, 2008-2014. Advisor to the Pre-Law Society, History and Politics Club, and Anime Club. Pre-Law Advisor. Chair of the Faculty Assembly, 2012-2013. Founding member, The Midwest World History Association (MWWHA).
Professor Liang's research and teaching interests include world history, Taiwanese history, East Asian history, nationalism and national identity, democracy and democratic consolidation, popular culture and historical memory, and international politics, especially relations among Taiwan, Japan, China, and the United States. As a Fulbright Scholar, he conducted archival research in Taiwan and China, combing through the holdings of the Chinese Nationalist Party (Guomindang) in an effort to understand how this anticommunist yet Leninist party debated and created policies on Chinese nationalism and modern citizenship during the 1930s. Professor Liang has taught at The College of Wooster, Case Western Reserve University, and John Carroll University.