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Junyan Zhu

Doctoral Researcher, Faculty of Social Sciences

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Biography

Junyan Zhu is a doctoral student in the School of Politics and International Relations. She studies political communication and political methodology, with an emphasis on political behavior and attitudes. Junyan's dissertation examines the Internet's impact on civic engagement and explores how to improve citizenship by encouraging effective political participation and stimulating informed electoral choice. Her recent articles appear in Presidential Studies Quarterly and Political Communication. Junyan's PhD study is funded by the Sir Francis Hill Scholarship and the Vice-Chancellor's Scholarship for Research Excellence.

Supervisors: Prof Cees van der Eijk; Prof Siim Trumm

Expertise Summary

  • Political Communication
  • Public Opinion
  • Campaigns and Elections
  • American Politics
  • Quantitative Methodology

Teaching Summary

University of Nottingham, UK

  • Teaching Assistant

M12098 How Voters Decide, Spring 2017

Georgia State University, USA

  • Independent Instructor

Introduction to American Government (POLS 1101), Spring 2014, Fall 2014

  • Writing Consultant

Introduction to American Government (POLS 1101), Spring 2015

  • Teaching Assistant

Introduction to American Government (POLS 1101), Fall 2010, Spring 2011, Fall 2011, Spring 2012

Internet and Democracy (POLS 4900), Spring 2012

Uses of Intermediate Statistical Methods (POLS 8810), Spring 2012, Spring 2013

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