Sturm Hall, Room 472
Areas of expertise/research interests
Japanese politics, Chinese politics, and East Asian international relations.
Jing Sun worked as a journalist and editor for Beijing Youth Daily from 1995-1996, as a foreign affairs correspondent for China Central Television in 1996, and as a journalist for the Xinhua News Agency from 1997-1999.
Sun also served as a consultant to the Denver Consul General of Japan from 2008-2011.
He has been with the University of Denver since 2006.
PhD, Political Science, University of Wisconsin at Madison, 2005
MA, Political Science, University of Wisconsin at Madison, 2000
BA, Journalism, Fudan University, 1997
China and Japan as Charm Rivals: Soft Power in Regional Diplomacy , University of Michigan Press, 2012
"Japan's Shrinking ASEAN 'Soft Power'" in The Diplomat August 8, 2012
"China as Funhouse Mirror: Yomiuri Shimbun's China Coverage during the Cultural Revolution" in Japanese Studies, Volume 28 Issue 2 2008, pp. 179-196.
"Covering a Non-Democracy: Analysis of Japanese Newspapers' Portrayals of China and Implications for Media Balancing," International Journal of Communication, 1 (2007), 717-737.
"Japan-Taiwan Relations: Unofficial in Name Only" Asian Survey, 2007, Vol. 47, No. 5: 790-810.