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Jie Lu

Assistant Professor
Department of Government

  • Dr. Lu studies local governance, the political economy of institutional change, public opinion and political participation. He works extensively with standardized sampling survey data and qualitative evidence compiled following the anthropological tradition.
  • Degrees

    B.E. Environmental Engineering, Tsinghua University, China
    M.A. International Relations, Tsinghua University, China
    M.A. Political Science, Duke University
    Ph.D. Political Science, Duke University
  • Languages Spoken:


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Partnerships & Affiliations

  • The Center for China Studies, Duke University

    Research Fellow

Scholarly, Creative & Professional Activities

Honors, Awards, and Fellowships

  • NCID Exemplary Diversity Scholar, National Center      for Institutional Diversity, University of Michigan, 2009
  • Award for Outstanding Self-Financed Students      Abroad, China Scholarship Council, 2009
  • Graduate Fellow, American Academy of Political      and Social Science, 2008
  • Graduate School Summer Research Fellowship, Duke      University, 2008
  • Department of Political Science Fellowship, Duke      University, 2003-2007
  • Graduate School International Research Travel      Award, Duke University, 2006
  • Summer Research Fellowship, Asian Pacific Studies Institute, Duke University, 2004, 2006

Selected Publications

Anglo-American Special Relationship and British Policy toward China (1949-1954), (Xi’an: Xi’an Jiaotong University Press), 2003, co-authored with Mouhong Xue (in Chinese)         

“Political Experience: A Missing Variable in the Study of Political Transformation,” Comparative Politics, Vol. 42, No. 1, 2009, pp. 103-120, co-authored with Tianjian Shi

“China’s Environmental Diplomacy and Domestic Environmental Protection,” China Population Resources and Environment, Vol. 13, No. 5, 2003, pp. 11-15 (in Chinese)

“New Economy and the Income Inequality in the United States”, World Economics and Politics, No. 2, 2001, pp. 41-45 (in Chinese)


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