Xiang, Jun

Jun Xiang is Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics and core faculty in the Division of Global Affairs at Rutgers University Newark. He holds a Ph.D. in political science from University of Rochester and a Ph.D. in economics from Binghamton University. His areas of research interest include International Relations, Political Economy, and International Economics. He currently works on economic interdependence and conflict, vote buying in the United Nations, and causes of diffusion of democratization. His research has appeared in journals such as International Organization, Journal of Conflict Resolution, and Journal of Politics.


  • Article: "Dyadic Effects, Relevance, and the Empirical Assessment of the Kantian Peace", International Interactions 43, no. 2 (March 2017): 248-271. 
  • Article: "Diffusion or Confusion? Clustered Shocks and the Conditional Diffusion of Democracy" (with Christian Houle and Mark A. Kayser). International Organization 70, no 4 (October 2016): 687-726.
Faculty Type: 
Department of Economics
English, Chinese
Assistant Professor of Economics
Ph.D., University of Rochester
(973) 353-3925
Office Location: 
Hill Hall, Room 814
Areas of Specialization: 
International relations, political economy and international economics

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