“Digital Media Experiments in China: “Revolutionizing” Persuasion under Xi” (with Kecheng Fang). China Quarterly (Forthcoming).
“Contesting Authoritarianism: Critical Journalists in China and Russia.” Comparative Politics 51 (1) (2018): 41-60.
“Authoritarian Participatory Persuasion 2.0: Netizens as Thought Work Collaborators in China” (with Kecheng Fang). Journal of Contemporary China 27 (113) (2018): 763-779.
“Demystifying ‘Little Pink’: The creation and evolution of a gendered label for nationalistic activists in China” (with Kecheng Fang). New Media & Society (2017).
"Media Openings and Political Transitions: Glasnost Versus Yulun Jiandu." Problems of Post-Communism 64 (2017): 399-419.
“Thought Work Contested: Ideology and Journalism Education in China.” China Quarterly 230 (2017).
Migration between China and Russia’ (with Harley Balzer) Post-Soviet Affairs 26:1 (2010), pp. 1-37.
‘Looking Back on the Seventieth Anniversary of Japan's Surrender', The Journal of Asian Studies, Volume 74, Issue 4, November 2015, pp. 797-820
“Social Media and the State in China,” in Sandra Gonzalez Bailon and Brooke Foucault-Welles (eds) Communication in the Networked Age (Oxford University Press: 2018)
“Investigative Journalists' Coping Tactics in a Restrictive Media Environment,” in Marina Svensson, Elin Sæther and Zhang Zhi'an (eds), Chinese Investigative Journalists' Dreams (Lexington Books: 2014).
“How Chinese Authorities and Individuals Use the Internet.” The Hoover Institute (Forthcoming).
“Media Politics Under Xi: Shifts and Continuities.” SAIS Review (Forthcoming).
“Media Oversight in Non-Democratic Regimes: The Perspectives of Officials and Journalists in China,” PARGC Paper 3 (Philadelphia: PARGC Press, 2015).
“Domestic Factors in China's International Relations Discourse: Chinese Debates on the Role of Public Opinion,” The Asan Forum 2:2 (2014).
“China in Africa: A New Approach to Media Development?” (with Iginio Gagliardone and Nicole Stremleau) Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, Oxford University (August, 2010).
“Chinese Migration to Russia: Missed Opportunities,” (with Harley Balzer) Eurasian Migration Papers 3 (2009), Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.
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