Wenshan Jia Profile

ProfilesWenshan 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.

Wenshan Jia

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.

Selected Publications:

Jia, W. (Ed.). (2018). Intercultural communication: Adapting to emerging global realities (2nd ed.). San Diego, CA: Cognella.

Jia, W., Jiang H., & Zhao, L. (2017). Intercultural communication and dialogic civilization for the creation of a global community. Journal of Renmin University of China, 31(5), 100-111.

Jia, W. (June 6, 2017). Now, globalization with Chinese characteristics. YaleGlobal Online.

Jia, W., & Tian, D. (2016). Chinese conceptualizations of communication: Chinese terms for talk and practice. In D. Carbaugh (Ed.), The handbook of communication in cross-cultural perspective (pp. 244-253). New York: Routledge.

Jia, W., H. Liu, R. Wang, & X. Liu (2014). Contemporary Chinese communication scholarship: An alternative emerging paradigm. In R. Fortner & P. M. Fackler (Eds.), Handbook of media and mass communication theory. Malden, MA: Wiley.

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). Springer.

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

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

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

Work for CID:
Wenshan Jia wrote the guest post, Intercultural Neologisms for a New Revolution.

Author: Center for Intercultural Dialogue

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