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Senior Lecturer in Chinese Politics and International Relations, Lancaster University

Andrew Chubb (朱波) researches the relationship between Chinese public opinion and PRC foreign policy, and its implications for international politics in East Asia. A graduate of the University of Western Australia, his doctoral dissertation examined the complex and evolving linkages between Chinese popular nationalism and government policy in the South China Sea. In 2012 he initiated a survey project to measure Mainland Chinese citizens' views of maritime disputes, and a blog providing translations and analysis of Chinese discourse on contentious foreign policy issues ( (link is external)).

Beyond this core focus on maritime disputes and public opinion, Andrew's research interests include strategic communication, hybridity, and Chinese Communist Party history, with publications examining the 1978-1979 Democracy Wall movement, China's shanzhai culture, military propaganda in the internet era, and the role of foreigners on PRC television. His articles can be found in the Journal of Contemporary China, Pacific Affairs, Information, Communication & Society, Foreign Policy, East Asia Forum and elsewhere.

He has a blog at, and a Twitter feed @zhubochubo


  • –present
    PhD candidate, Political Science & International Relations, University of Western Australia
  • 2017–present
    Non-resident fellow, Perth USAsia Centre
  • 2017–present
    Postdoctoral fellow, Princeton University


  • 2010 
    UWA, BA Honours (First Class)