Ambassador Zhou of China
2006-3-6 with Ambassador Zhou WenZhong Ambassador Nguyen of Vietnam
2006-6-1 with Ambassador Nguyen TamChien

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Dr. Gang Guo

Croft Associate Professor of Political Science and International Studies, The University of Mississippi
128 Deupree Hall, University, Mississippi 38677-1848
Telephone: 662 915-5419 Fax: 662 915-7808 E-mail: gg at olemiss dot edu


Sole-Author Articles in Refereed Journals since 2005

  • "China's Local Political Budget Cycles." American Journal of Political Science, Volume 53, Number 3, July 2009, Pages 620-631.
  • "Vertical Imbalance and Local Fiscal Discipline in China." Journal of East Asian Studies, Volume 8, Number 1, January-April 2008, Pages 61-88.
  • "Retrospective Economic Accountability Under Authoritarianism: Evidence from China." Political Research Quarterly, Volume 60, Number 3, September 2007, Pages 378-390.
  • "Persistent Inequalities in Funding for Rural Schooling in Contemporary China." Asian Survey, Volume 47, Issue 2 (March/April), 2007, Pages 213-230.
  • "Organizational Involvement and Political Participation in China." Comparative Political Studies, Volume 40, Number 4, April 2007, Pages 457-482.
  • "Decentralized Education Spending and Regional Disparities: Evidence from Chinese Counties 1997-2001." Journal of Chinese Political Science, Volume 11, Issue 2, Fall 2006, Pages 45-60.
  • "Party Recruitment of College Students in China." Journal of Contemporary China, Volume 14, Number 43, May 2005, Pages 371-393.

Academic Experience

  • Croft Associate Professor, the University of Mississippi, July 2008 to present.
  • CCKF Visiting Fellow, Institute of Political Science, Academia Sinica, Taiwan, ROC, June 2008 to July 2008.
  • Croft Assistant Professor, the University of Mississippi, August 2002 to June 2008.
    Courses taught: Introduction to Comparative Politics, Asia in World Affairs, Political Economy of East Asia, Politics of China, Seminar in Comparative Parties and Elections, East Asian Studies, China through the Media
  • Trainee, Harvard University
    National Science Foundation summer institute on Empirical Implications of Theoretical Models (EITM), 2002.
  • Thesis Supervisor, University of Rochester
    Kharis Templeman's Senior Honors Project thesis, 2001 - 2002.
  • Research Assistant for Professor Curtis Signorino
    Lead programmer of STRAT, a program for analyzing statistical strategic models, 2000 - 2002.
  • Research Assistant for Professor Melanie Manion
    Summers 1998 - 2000.

Complete curriculum vita