Prof. Jiang Junyan Department of Government and Public Administration - CUHK


Prof. Jiang Junyan


Assistant Professor
BA (HKU) MA, PHD (Chicago)


Junyan Jiang received his Ph.D in political science from the University of Chicago in 2016. His research encompasses a range of topics including informal institutions, political leadership, distributive politics, and public opinion in nondemocratic systems. His ongoing book project examines how patron-client networks shaped the patterns of political and economic governance in China. His research has appeared in journals such as Comparative Political Studies. Personal website:

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  Research and teaching interests:
  • Informal institutions
  • Authoritarian politics
  • Political economy of development
  • Public opinion and mass-elite interactions

Lying or Believing? Measuring Preference Falsification from a Political Purge in China (with Dali Yang). Comparative Political Studies. 49(5): 600-634