Jie Chen

Associate Professor, BA Coll.Int.Rels(Beijing), MA Chinese Acad.Soc.Sc., PhD ANU

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

    6009 Perth


  • 86 Citations
  • 4 h-Index
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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)


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

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Research Output 2001 2018

  • 86 Citations
  • 4 h-Index
  • 8 Article
  • 6 Chapter
  • 2 Book
  • 1 Conference paper

The Chinese political opposition in exile: A chequered development

Chen, J., 29 Jan 2018, In : Europe-Asia Studies. 70, 1, p. 108-129 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

global power

Evolving Civil Society in China: Transnational Impacts

Chen, J., 2016, Performing Citizenship: Social Movements across the Globe. Ofer, I. & Groves, T. (eds.). New York: Routledge, p. 71-88 18 p. (Routledge Advances in Democratic Theory).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

Interpol: a tool for China’s political persecutions

Chen, J., 7 Dec 2016, Policy Forum .

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

127 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access

World Civic Politics in China: Assessing International NGOs’ Influence

Chen, J., Nov 2016, In : China: An International Journal. 14, 4, p. 95-117

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

non-governmental organization

Projects 2005 2016