Dr. Minna Jia

Survey Research Laboratory
College of Social Sciences and Public Policy

Bellamy 41
Email: mjia2@fsu.edu

Ph.D., Politics and International Relations, University of Southern California, 2012

  • Research Fields: Comparative Politics, International Political Economy, and Methodology
  • Dissertation: “Political Identity and Political Participation: China’s Post-80s Generation”

M.A., Entrepreneurial Culture and Management, Peking University, China, 2003
B.A., Economics, Peking University, 2000
B.A., Political Science and Public Administration, Peking University, 2000

Dr. Minna Jia is the director of the FSU Survey Research Laboratory and faculty member at the College of Social Sciences and Public Policy. Dr. Jia received her double Bachelors in both Political Science and Economics in 2000 and an MA in Political Science in 2003 from Beijing University. She received her doctorate in Political Science and International Relations from the University of Southern California in 2012. Before joining FSU, Dr. Jia worked for private sectors in California.

Dr. Jia has conducted surveys for World Value Survey, World Health Organization and other agencies. She has also worked closely with the University of Michigan on survey research training programs for several years. Dr. Jia spent 4 months at the Carter Presidential Center in 2007 as an intern in the China program. Dr. Jia's current research interests are in the area of program evaluation for state government agencies and Sino-US relations. Her most recent work is in the area of public opinions and political participation of young generation in China.