» Dr. Wenshan Jia
Professor

School of Communication; Communication Studies
Dr. Wenshan Jia
Office Location:
Doti Hall 214
Office Hours:
ON SABBATICAL FALL 2016
Phone:
(714) 997-6725
Email:
Website:
http://centerforinterculturaldialogue.org/2016/03/07/intercultural-neologisms-for-a-new-revolution/
Education
Xi'an Foreign Languages University, Bachelor of Arts
Bowling Green State University, Master of Arts
Xi'an Foreign Languages University, Master of Arts
University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Ph.D.
Biography

Call for Book Chapters on Intercultural Communication

Ph.D. in Communication Theory and Method, University of Massachusetts at Amherst; M.A. in Public & Interpersonal Communication, Bowling Green State University; Minor in Multicultural Counseling, Bowling Green State University;  M.A. in Translation Theory and Practice, Xi'an Foreign Languages University; B.A. in English Language & Literature, Xi'an Foreign Languages University.

Wenshan Jia (Ph. D., University of Massachusetts at Amherst) specializes in Communication Theory and Methods with emphasis on Intercultural/Global Communication, more specifically on communication between East Asia and the West. He holds the Wang-Fradkin Professorship for 2005-2007, which is the highest award given by Chapman University for faculty research. He is the recipient of The Early Career Award from The International Academy for Intercultural Research, as well as several other awards for his scholarly publications. Jia has been acknowledged by a couple of student clubs at Chapman University for his contribution to global education and his impact on student academic experience. He often acts both as a professional reviewer as well as an expert on the related media both at home and abroad.

Center for Intercultural Dialogue

Intercultural Communication

The Wall Street Journal: Chinese Media Switch Gears on Hong Kong Protests

Wall Street Journal on the topic of expatriates and changing political attitudes

An interview on several issues about China with Dr. Jia published by an Italian national newspaper:

Faculty Research

http://www.amazon.com/Handbook-Ethnic-Conflict-International-Perspectives/dp/1461404479

http://dx.doi.org/10.1075/japc.21.2.01jia

http://www.coleurope.eu/system/files_force/research-paper/eu_china_observer_3_2011.pdf

http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/cpi/documents/policy-papers/cpi-policy-paper-2-by-jia-wenshan.pdf

Recent Creative, Scholarly Work and Publications
Jia, Wenshan (Ed; in Press). Intercultural Communication: Adapting to Emerging Global Realties (2nd Ed.): San Diego, CA: Cognella.
Jia, Wenshan (under contract with Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, UK dated on August 15, 2017). Editor-in-Chief of a 10-volume scholarly book series titled Chinese Perspectives on Journalism & Communication. Currently, three volumes titled A History of Chinese Journalism, Cyber-Nationalism in China, and Chinese Scholarship on Journalism & Communication since 2000, a Critical Review respectively are being reviewed or prepared.
Jia, Wenshan (2017). Asia-Pacific strategy of US Trump Administration and China (Published in Chinese). Journal of Xinjiang Normal University (Philosophy & Social Sciences), 38 (6), pp. 48-54.
Jia, Wenshan (2017). Towards a discipline of life communication. Journal of Multicultural Discourses, 1 (12), 23-26.
Jia Wenshan (January 18, 2017). Op-Ed “How to make America great again?” Published on ChinaPlus, China Radio International on January 18, 2017 at http://english.cri.cn/12954/2017/01/18/197s950022.htm (Editor’s Pick)
Jia, Wenshan (February 23, 2017). Op-Ed “China & Trump: Retrospect & prospect”. Published on ChinaPlus, China Radio International on February 23, 2017 at http://chinaplus.cri.cn/opinion/opedblog/23/20170223/500.html (Editor’s Pick; it is abstracted and addressed to President Donald Trump by Carter Center (https://www.uscnpm.org/blog/2017/01/19/dear-mr-trump-chinese-perspectives-on-the-eve-of-inauguration/ as well as quoted and featured by John Brown’s Public Diplomacy Press and Blog Review affiliated with Georgetown University, Washington, DC, USA).
Jia, Wenshan (March 1, 2017). Op-Ed “China: Shifting from a participant to a leader of the new world order”. Published on Published on ChinaPlus, China Radio International on March 1, 2017 at http://chinaplus.cri.cn/opinion/opedblog/23/20170301/871.html (Editor’s Pick)
Jia, Wenshan (April 5, 2017). Op-Ed. “From online to offline, meanings and implications of the first face-to-face communication between Xi & Trump”. Published on ChinaPlus, China Radio International on April 5, 2017 at http://chinaplus.cri.cn/opinion/opedblog/23/20170405/2502.html
Jia, Wenshan (June 6, 2017). “Now, Globalization with Chinese Characteristics” published at YaleGlobal Online on June 6, 2017 at http://yaleglobal.yale.edu/content/now-globalization-chinese-characteristics#overlay-context= (This article has made a big impact on the news and opinion world. It has been reprinted or carried by many news agencies such as http://www.eurasiareview.com/07062017-now-globalization-with-chinese-characteristics-analysis/, China Daily (http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/opinion/2017-06/08/content_29667183.htm ) and so on
Jia, Wenshan (July 3, 2017). Op-Ed “Cooperation based on Belt & Road can overcome risk of war between China, US” published in Global Times on July 3, 2017 at http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/1054699.shtml?from=groupmessage
Jia, Wenshan (2017). Chinese Communication Studies: Three Paths Converging. Westminster Papers in Communication and Culture. 12(1), pp.33–34. DOI: http://doi.org/10.16997/wpcc.251
Jia, Wenshan, & Rothchild, Pierce (2016). The Various Streams of Cultural Dreams Discourse in the Contemporary World. In Jia, Wenshan (Ed; 2016). Intercultural Communication: Adapting to Emerging Global Realties (1st Ed.): San Diego, CA: Cognella.
Jia, Wenshan, & Tian, Dexin (2016): Chinese Conceptualizations of Communication: Chinese Terms for Talk and Practice. In Donal Carbaugh (Ed.) the Handbook of Communication in Cross-cultural Perspective (ICA Project). New York, NY: Routledge
Jia, Wenshan (2016). Confucianism as a Philosophy of Communication accepted for an In Robert Craig (Ed.) International Encyclopedia of Communication Theory and Philosophy (an ICA project). UK: Wiley.
Jia, Wenshan, & Tian, Dexin (2016): Chinese Conceptualizations of Communication: Chinese Terms for Talk and Practice. In Donal Carbaugh (Ed.) the Handbook of Communication in Cross-cultural Perspective (ICA Project). New York, NY: Routledge
Jia, Wenshan (2016). Confucianism as a Philosophy of Communication. In Robert Craig (Ed.) International Encyclopedia of Communication Theory and Philosophy (an ICA project). UK: Wiley.
Jia, Wenshan (Ed; 2016). Intercultural Communication: Adapting to Emerging Global Realties (1st Ed.): San Diego, CA: Cognella.
Jia, Wenshan (2016). Review Essay on Shi-xu (2014). Chinese discourse studies. UK: Palgrave Macmillan.& Sundararajan, Louis (2015). Understanding emotion in Chinese culture. New York, NY: Journal of Communication, 5 (66), E2-E4.
Jia, Wenshan (2016), Review Essay on Shuang Liu, Identity, Hybridity, and Cultural Home: Chinese Migrants and Diaspora in Multicultural Societies, First edition (Rowan & Littlefield International, Ltd., London, UK), International Journal of Intercultural Relations, (52), 72–73.
Jia, Wenshan (in press). Book Review on Shi-xu (2014). Chinese discourse studies. UK: Palgrave Macmillan.& Sundararajan, Louis (2015). Understanding emotion in Chinese culture. New York, NY: Journal of Communication (Expected October, 2016).
Jia, Wenshan (03/07/2016) “Intercultural Neologisms for a New Revolution”, a guest post at Center for Intercultural Dialogue, jointly sponsored by National Communication Association and International Communication Association.
Jia, Wenshan (03/06/2016). A Clarification of Cultural Terms” as a Guest Columnist. The Panther, Chapman University, Orange, California.
Jia, Wenshan, & Rothchild, Pierce (2015). The Various Streams of Cultural Dreams Discourse in the Contemporary World. In Jia, Wenshan (Ed.) Intercultural Communication for an Inclusive Global Order (pp. 1-26). San Diego, CA: Cognella Academic Publishing
Jia, Wenshan, & Tian, Dexin (in press): Chinese Conceptualizations of Communication: Chinese Terms for Talk and Practice. In Donal Carbaugh (Ed.) the Handbook of Communication in Cross-cultural Perspective (ICA Project). New York, NY: Routledge sponsored by ICA
Jia, Wenshan (2015). Intercultural Communication for an Inclusive Global Order (Preliminary Edition) (ISBN: 978-1-62661-087-3). San Diego, CA: Cognella Academic Publishing.
Jia, Wenshan. Review on David Shambaugh "China Goes Global: The Partial Power (Oxford: UK: Oxford University Press). Journal of Chinese Political Science March 2015, Volume 20, Issue 1, pp 101-102. (http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs11366-015-9337-3)
Jia, Wenshan. How to Interpret Xi Jinping’s Eclectic Leadership Style? China Policy Institute Policy Paper 2015: No 2, University of Nottingham, UK. http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/cpi/documents/policy-papers/cpi-policy-paper-2-by-jia-wenshan.pdf
Jia, W. (2014). Chapter 6 Interethnic competence as an instrument for a solid state-society relation in contemporary China. In S. J. Guo (Ed.) State-Society Relations and Governance in China (pp. 103-113). Boulder, CO: Lexington Books. Here is the link to the book: http://www.amazon.com/State-Society-Relations-Governance-Challenges-Development/dp/0739191799/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=undefined&sr=8-1&keywords=state-society+relations+in+china+by+sujian+guo
Jia, Wenshan, Liu, H. , Wang, R. , & Liu, X. (2014). Contemporary Chinese communication scholarship: An emerging alternative paradigm. In R. S. Fortner & P. M. Fackler (Eds.) The Handbook of Media and Mass Communication Theory. UK: Wiley.
Jia, Wenshan, & Tian, D. (2015). Interpersonal communication scholarship in the US. Junhao Hong (Ed.) Contemporary Communication Scholarship in the US (in Chinese). Beijing, China: Tsinghua University Press.
Jia, Wenshan (in press). Confucianism as a Philosophy of Communication accepted for an inclusion in International Encyclopedia of Communication Theory and Philosophy edited by Robert Craig (an ICA project. UK: Wiley.
Jia, Wenshan (May 16, 2013). U.S. and China need intercultural communication. An Op-Ed published in Orange County Register, available at http://www.ocregister.com/articles/china-508685-communication-chinese.html
Jia, Wenshan, Y. Lee, H. Zhang (2012). Ethnic conflicts in China. In D. Landis & R. A. Roberts (Eds.) Handbook of Ethnic Conflict: International Perspectives (pp. 177-198) (an International Academy for Intercultural Research book). US: Springer. (Meritorious Invitation)
Jia, Wenshan (12/18/2012). A Civic pivot? A proposed alternative to the Obama Administration’s pivot to Asia. East Asia Security Symposium & Conference Publications Bond University ePublications@bond (peer-reviewed). Accessible at http://epublications.bond.edu.au/eassc_publications/27/ (A letter to me dated on February 11, 2013 from Dr. Jonathan Ping of Bond University, Director of East Asia Security Symposium and Conference testifies that this publication is as good as a formal publication which "conforms the Australian Government Department of Industry, Innovation, Science, Research and Tertiary Education 2012 Higher Education Research Data Collection, Section 9.3.4 Conference publications.: The publication process is detailed at the following website: http://epublications.bond.edu/au/eass conference). A copy of it is available upon request.
Jia, Wenshan (2011). On the discourse of Cultural China. Special issue of Journal of Asia Pacific Communication “Cultural China in Discursive Transformation” edited by Shi-xu; 21 (2), pp. 165-176 (Peer-Reviewed; 10% acceptance rate)
Jia, Wenshan, & Jia, Xuanzi (June, 2011). Models of global communication in comparison and contrast: China, the EU, and the USA. EU-China Observer, Issue 3, p. 8-14. Retrievable at http://www.coleurope.eu/template.asp?pagename=EUCO
Jia Wenshan (June 30, 2011). Dangdai meiguo kuawenhua chuanbo yanjiu lilun pingshu (A review of intercultural communication theories in contemporary USA). Zhongguo Shehui Kexue Bao (China Social Science Weekly sponsored by China Social Science Academy, the largest and most important research institute on social sciences in China, Beijing, China), p. 25, edited by Anli Wang, Beijing, China.
Jia, Wenshan & Wu, M. (2011) Dazao zhongshi chuanbotixi (on the construction of Chinese communication system. Duiwai chuanbo (External Communication), Issue 11, pp. 32-33. (in Chinese)
Jia, Wenshan, Tian, D. & Jia, X. (2010). Chimerica: US-China communication in the 21st century. In Larry. A. Samovar, Richard E. Porter, & Edward R. McDaniel (Eds.), Intercultural Communication: A Reader (13th Ed.) (pp. 161-170). Belmont, CA: Wadsworth. (BEST SELLER)
Jia, Wenshan (2010). Competing constructions of Chinese identity at the turn of the third millennium-A comparative analysis of three divergent streams of discourse on China’s Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. In. X. Dai & S. J. Kulich (Eds.) Identity and Intercultural Communication (I): Theoretical and Contextual Construction (pp. 341-352). Shanghai, China: Shanghai Foreign Language Education Press.
Jia, Wenshan (with Gregg Payne as Coeditors) (November 2010). Mass media structure and information deprivation: Implications for social control. A special issue of Global media journal-the American edition, Fall 2010 issue
Jia, Wenshan, & Yue, Yuan (2010). Face vs. power: a comparative perspective on the American and the Chinese models of global communication (published in Chinese with an abstract in English). Journal of International Communication, 32 (7), pp. 27-32 (General No. 189). The journal is one of China’s top scholarly journals on journalism and communication published by School of Journalism and Communication, Renmin University of China, Beijing, China. It is indexed in Chinese Social Science Citation Index (CSSCI) and China National Core List of Journals.
Jia, Wenshan (2009). Chiglobalization? A cultural argument. In S. Guo and B. Guo (Eds.) Greater China in an era of globalization (pp. 17-26). NewYork, NY: Lexington Books. (Lead Chapter)
Jia, Wenshan (2009). An intercultural communication model of international relations: the case of China. In Y. Hao & G. Wei (Eds.) Challenges to Chinese foreign policy: diplomacy, globalization and the next world power (pp. 319-333). Louisville, KT: University Press of Kentucky. (Peer-Reviewed)
Jia, Wenshan (2009). The status of mediation in contemporary rural Chinese society: A case study of Xunyang County, Shaanxi Province, P. R. China. China Media Research, 5 (2), pp. 97-103. (Peer-Reviewed; 15% acceptance rate). The paper has been selected, translated from English to Chinese and published in China Media Report Overseas Edition (in Chinese), Fall, 2009; the Chinese version is also reprinted “He Shi Sheng Wu”: Chinese Traditional Conceptions and Ideals in Current International Communication Research (pp. 98-111) edited by Jinjin Zhao (J. Z. Edmondson), published by Zhejiang University Press, China.
Jia, Wenshan (2008). The Chinese perspective of harmony: Evaluating the Eastern harmony and Western peace paradigms. Special issue of China Media Research edited by Guo-Ming Chen & Xiaoshui Xiao (Peer-Reviewed; 15% acceptance rate). The paper has been Selected and translated from English to Chinese and published in China Media Report Overseas Edition (in Chinese), Spring, 2009; the Chinese version reprinted again in“He Shi Sheng Wu”: Chinese Traditional Conceptions and Ideals in Current International Communication Research (pp. 43-53) edited by Jinjin Zhao (J. Z. Edmondson), published by Zhejiang University Press, China.