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Shilin Jia

PhD Student, Department of Sociology

Shilin studies public attention in the United States as reflected in Google’s search records. His current study focuses on the rise of anti-establishment sentiment and its impact on the U.S. presidential elections. He has also studied the careers of communist party elites in contemporary China and changing economic rhetoric in communist China.

sjia@uchicago.edu | CV | Personal Website

Research Interests

Organization, Ideology, Public Attention, Computational Methods

Working Papers

Divide and connect: Inter-administration mobility of political elites in reform China.

(Co-authored with Linzhuo Li) New wine in old bottles: Ideological transformation and rhetorical creation of market in China’s People’s Daily, 1946 – 2003.