WANG, Shiru

Dr WANG, Shiru 王世茹博士

PhD (Yale)

Assistant Professor, Department of Social Science

Tel : (852) 3963 5656
Email : swang@hsu.edu.hk

 

 

Dr Shiru Wang obtained PhD degree in Political Science from Yale University. Her research interests include political participation, Chinese politics, social media, democratization, and national identity.

 

Research Interests

Chinese Politics, Election and Voting, Internet Exposure, Democracy and Democratization, Corruption, and Political Psychology

 

Publications

Book

  • Wang, Shiru. (2017). Cyberdualism in China: The Political Implications of Internet Exposure of Educated Youth. Routledge.

 

Journal Articles

  • Gong, Ting, Shiru Wang & Hui Li (2019). Sentencing Disparities in Corruption Cases in China. Journal of Contemporary China 28(116): 245-259. DOI: 10.1080/10670564.2018.1511395.
  • Chiu, Stephen W.K. and Shiru Wang. (2017). Youth Conditions of Hong Kong in a Global Context. The Hong Kong Journal of Social Sciences 49: 5-27.
  • Gong, Ting, Shiru Wang, and Jianming Ren. (2015). Corruption in the Eye of the Beholder: Survey Evidence from Mainland China and Hong Kong. International Public Management Journal 18(3): 458-482. DOI: 10.1080/10967494.2015.1057629 (SSCI, impact factor: 1.233, Q2 in Public Administration).
  • Wang, Shiru. (2014). Internet Exposure and Political Beliefs among the Chinese Educated Youth. The Journal of Contemporary China 23(90):1133-1151. DOI:10.1080/10670564.2014.898903 (SSCI, impact factor: 1.085, Q1 in Area Studies).

Reprinted as: Wang, Shiru. (2018). Internet Exposure and Political Beliefs among the Chinese Educated Youth. Reprinted in Chinese Authoritarianism in the Information Age: Internet, Media, and Public Opinion, edited by Suisheng Zhao. Routledge.

  • Gong, Ting and Shiru Wang. (2013). Indicators and Implications of Zero Tolerance of Corruption: The Case of Hong Kong. Social Indicators Research 112(3): 569-586. DOI: 10.1007/s11205-012-0071-3 (SSCI, impact factor: 1.452, Q1 in Social Sciences, Interdisciplinary).
  • Gong, Ting and Shiru Wang. (2012). The Political Culture of Zero Tolerance for Corruption: The Case of Hong Kong. Fudan Public Administration Review 9:169-186 (CSSCI).
  • Landry, Pierre, Deborah Davis, and Shiru Wang. (2010). Elections in Rural China: Competition without Parties. Comparative Political Studies 43(6):763-790 (SSCI, impact factor: 1.813, Q1 in Political Science).

Reprinted as: Landry, Pierre, Deborah Davis, and Shiru Wang. (2015). Elections in Rural China: Competition without Parties. Reprinted in Political Governance in China, edited by Anthony Saich. Harvard University Press.

 

Book Chapters

  • Jackson, Liz, Puja Kapai, Shiru Wang, and Ching Yin Leung. (2017). Youth Civic Engagement in Hong Kong: A Glimpse into Two Systems Under One China. In Youth Civic Engagement in a Globalized World: Citizenship Education in Comparative Perspective, edited by Catherine Broom. Palgrave MacMillan.
  • Postiglione, Gerard and Shiru Wang. (2011). Hong Kong: Governance and the Double-Edged Academy. In Changing Governance and Management in Higher Education: The Perspectives of the Academy, edited by William Locke, William K.Cummings, and Donald Fisher. Springer.

 

Presentations (Selected)

  • Constructing the National Identity in Hong Kong. The University Service Center Symposium on Chinese Society and Policy—Retrospective and Prospective of China’s Education System. The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong. July 23, 2019.
  • Understanding the Chinese Identity in Hong Kong. The 2019 Annual Conference of the International Society of Political Psychology. Lisbon, Portugal. July 12-15, 2019.
  • The Battle of Framing: Media Representation of Politically Controversial Issues in Hong Kong. The 2019 Annual Conference of the Society for Hong Kong Studies. The University of Hong Kong, June 22, 2019.
  • Cyberdualism in China: The Political Implications of Internet Exposure of Educated Youth. Luncheon Seminar Series. University Service Centre for China Studies, Chinese University of Hong Kong, March 6, 2018.
  • Sentencing Disparities in Corruption Cases: Evidence from China. International Workshop on Law Enforcement in China. City University of Hong Kong, December 20, 2017.
  • Voter Participation in Chinese Village Elections. Annual Conference of the Association for Asian Studies, San Diego, USA. March 21-24, 2013.
  • Who Still Cares about Marxism? The Impact of the Internet on Students’ Resistance to Formal Political Education in China. The World Congress of the International Political Science Association. Madrid, Spain. July 8-12, 2012.
  • Indicators and Implications of Zero Tolerance of Corruption: The Case of Hong Kong. The Third Chinese Scholars’ Forum on Public Management. Shandong University, Jinan, China. June 1-4, 2012.
  • Challenges of Governance in the New Information Age: Evidence from China. The Public Management Research Conference: Seeking Excellence in a Time of Change. Fudan University, Shanghai, China. May 25-27, 2012.
  • Online Activism among Chinese Educated Youth. Zhejiang University Institute of Civil Society Development, Zhejiang University, China. May 29, 2012.
  • E-Government in China: Who Talks with Officials Online? Annual Conference of the Association for Asian Studies. Toronto, Canada. March 15-18, 2012.
  • Governed Self-Government: Village Elections in China. School of Government, Sun Yat-Sen University, China. June 3, 2010.
  • Job Satisfaction of the Academics in Hong Kong. Conference on the Attractiveness of the Academic Profession: The Management Challenge, Melbourne, Australia. October 1-2, 2009.
  • Village Elections in China: From the Perspective of the Elite and the Voters. Annual Meeting of Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, IL, USA. April 3-6, 2008.

 

Research Projects

  • 2020-2022. Principal Investigator. Cyber State-Society Relations in China: The Dynamics of Patriotism and Nationalism on the Internet. Faculty Development Scheme, Research Grants Council, Hong Kong (UGC/FDS14/H10/19). Award: HK$1,117,821  
  • 2018-2019. Principal Investigator. China’s Cyber-Nationalism. Research Start-up Fund, HSUHK. Award: HK$10,000

 

Courses

  • GEN1011 Fundamentals of Political Science
  • GEN3006 International Political Economy
  • ASI2000 Social Sciences Research Methods
  • ASI3001 Governance in Asia