Jie Chen

Associate Professor

  • The University of Western Australia (M259), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


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Personal profile

Future research

World Civic Politics: International NGOs' roles in China's socio-political development, Chinese politics in exile

Funding overview

• New Colombo Plan mobility grant 2016: $38,500
• UWA Teaching Relief Grant 2016: $14,650.59.
• 2005 - Received a research grant ($41,258) from Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchange (Taiwan) in June 05. Project title: NGOs in China and Taiwan: expanding linkages with transnational civil society.
• 2002- Received an Adelaide University Small Research Grant ($9,000). Project title: transnational social movements and political democratisation in Taiwan and China.

Previous positions

Lecturer, Politics Department, Adelaide University (2001-2003)
Post-Doctoral Fellow, Monash Asia Institute (1997-2000)

Current projects

Chinese political opposition in exile

Teaching overview

Coordinates a number of units, particularly Politics In Greater China, International Relations in East Asia, Democratisation in Asia, and International Relations in the Asia-Pacific Region.


Politics and International Relations of China and Taiwan, with the current focus on the relations between Greater China and Transnational Social Movements


First language: Chinese mandarin
Second language: English. Dialect: Ningbo. Level III interpreter accredited by NATTI (2 ways: Chinese/English)

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Research expertise keywords

  • Transnational social movements and China/Taiwan
  • Overseas Chinese democracy movements
  • International politics of Taiwan/China
  • China–Taiwan relations


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