Jay C. Kao

Jay C. Kao

Assistant Professor

Loyola University Chicago

Welcome! My research centers on political communication, political behavior, public opinion, and politics in China and Taiwan. I study how political information shapes individuals’ behavior and attitudes. For the academic year 2024. I am a visiting fellow at the University of Chicago. You can find my CV here.


  • Chinese Politics
  • Taiwanese Politics
  • Political Communication
  • Public Opinion


  • PhD in Government, 2021

    University of Texas at Austin

  • MA in East Asian Studies, 2012

    National Chengchi University, Taiwan

  • BA in History, 2009

    National Chengchi University, Taiwan