Ziwen Zu (祖梓文)

Ziwen Zu (祖梓文)

Ph.D. student in Political Science

University of California San Diego


Ziwen Zu is a Ph.D. student in political science at University of California, San Diego (UCSD). His research encompasses a range of topics including political institutions, international political economy, violence and conflicts as well as statistical methodology. His research regionally focuses on China and global south. He is a comparativist and applied methodologist by traning.


  • Authoritarian Politics
  • Statistical Methedology
  • Violence and Conflicts
  • International Political Economy


  • PhD in Political Science, expected 2025

    University of California, San Diego

  • M.A. in Political Science, 2020

    Duke University

  • B.A. in Public Adminsitration, 2018

    Sun Yat-Sen University (with distinction)