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.
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.