Jiannan Zhao

Jiannan Zhao

Political Science PhD Student

UC San Diego


Jiannan is a third-year PhD student at the Political Science Department at the University of California San Diego. He studies comparative public opinion and political behavior, with a focus on China. His dissertation examines perceptions of economic inequality and political dissent in China.


  • Public Opinion
  • Economic Inequality
  • Political Behavior
  • Chinese Politics


  • PhD in Political Science, 2022 (expected)

    UC San Diego

  • MA in Political Science, 2019

    UC San Diego

  • MA in Chinese Studies, 2017

    University of Michigan -- Ann Arbor

  • BA in Political Science, 2015

    University of Toronto


  • jiz717@ucsd.edu
  • Social Sciences Building, Room 351, UCSD, San Diego, CA 92093