Wenshan Jia

Wenshan JiaRESEARCHER PROFILE

Wenshan Jia is Ph.D. and Professor of Communication and China Studies, Department of Communication Studies, Chapman University, Orange County, California.  He is also Distinguished Adjunct Professor, School of Journalism & Communication, Research Associate, the National Academy of Development & Strategy, Renmin University, China. His areas of research are intercultural/global communication, ethnic relations in China and Chinese media. He has published “Ethnic conflicts in China” in Handbook of Ethnic Conflict: International Perspectives,  winner of the Gudykunst Award among others.   A winner of IAIR Early-Career Award, Wang-Fradkin Professorship award, and author of Choice “Outstanding Book” titles such as The Remaking of Chinese Character and Identity in the 21st Century: The Chinese Face Practices, he is editorial board member of International Journal for Intercultural Relations and Asian Journal of Communication and served as a content expert at the 4th World Cyberspace Cooperation Summit and a guest speaker of the Pacific Council on International Policy.

 

Publications:

Jia, Wenshan,, H. Liu, R. Wang, & X. Liu (in press). Contemporary Chinese communication scholarship: An alternative emerging paradigm. In R. Fortner (Eds.) International Handbook of Media and Mass Communication. Malden, MA: Wiley

Jia, Wenshan (May 16, 2013). U.S. and China need intercultural communication. An Op-Ed published in Orange County Register.

Jia, Wenshan, Y. Lee, H. Zhang (2012). Ethnic conflicts in China. In D. Landis & R. A. Roberts (Eds.) Handbook of Ethnic Conflict: International Perspectives (pp. 177-198) (an International Academy for Intercultural Research book). US: Springer.

Jia, Wenshan (12/18/2012). A Civic pivot? A proposed alternative to the Obama Administration’s pivot to Asia. East Asia Security Symposium & Conference Publications. Bond University ePublications@bond

Jia, Wenshan (2011). On the discourse of cultural China. Journal of Asia Pacific Communication, 21(2), 165-176.

Jia, Wenshan, & Jia, Xuanzi (June, 2011). Models of global communication in comparison and contrast: China, the EU, and the USA. EU-China Observer, 3, 8-14.

Jia, Wenshan, Tian, D. & Jia, X. (2010). Chimerica: US-China communication in the 21st century. In Larry. A. Samovar, Richard E. Porter, & Edward R. McDaniel (Eds.), Intercultural Communication: A Reader (13th ed., pp. 161-170). Belmont, CA: Wadsworth.

Jia, Wenshan (2009). An intercultural communication model of international relations: the case of China. In Y. Hao & G. Wei (Eds.) Challenges to Chinese foreign policy: Diplomacy, globalization and the next world power (pp. 319-333). Louisville, KT: University Press of Kentucky.

Jia, Wenshan (2009). The status of mediation in contemporary rural Chinese society: A case study of Xunyang County, Shaanxi Province, P. R. China. China Media Research, 5(2), 97-103.
The paper has been selected, translated from English to Chinese and published in China Media Report Overseas Edition (in Chinese), Fall, 2009; the Chinese version is also reprinted “He Shi Sheng Wu”: Chinese Traditional Conceptions and Ideals in Current International Communication Research (pp. 98-111) edited by Jinjin Zhao (J. Z. Edmondson), published by Zhejiang University Press, China.

Jia, Wenshan (2008). The Chinese perspective of harmony: Evaluating the Eastern harmony and Western peace paradigms. China Media Research.
The paper has been Selected and translated from English to Chinese and published in China Media Report Overseas Edition (in Chinese), Spring, 2009; the Chinese version reprinted again in“He Shi Sheng Wu”: Chinese Traditional Conceptions and Ideals in Current International Communication Research (pp. 43-53) edited by Jinjin Zhao (J. Z. Edmondson), published by Zhejiang University Press, China.

Jia, Wenshan (2001). The Remaking of the Chinese character and identity in the 21st century: the Chinese face practices.  CT:  Greenwood.

Jia, Wenshan et al (2002).  Chinese communication theory and research: Reflections, new frontiers, new directions.  CT:  Greenwood.

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