Departmental Lecturer in Modern Chinese Studies
Faculty / College Address:
Dickson Poon Building
Oxford OX2 6LU
Modern Chinese history, in particular the Cultural Revolution and the reform era.
Ideological and organizational developments in the Chinese Communist Party and their impact on other fields such as law, Party-state, and Party-society relations.
Cultural and ideological governance
Changing nature of grassroots governance in China
The CCP’s internal campaigns and changes to its organizational structure during the reform era
Book project on Party-building and how the CCP controls its grassroots organizations
Chinese Law and Society (undergraduate and graduate, 2018-20)
Chinese Communist Party (undergraduate, 2019-20)
Chinese Law and Governance (undergraduate and graduate, 2020-22)
Chinese Contemporary Politics and Government (undergraduate 2021-22)
Mittelstaedt, Jean Christopher. "The grid management system in contemporary China: Grass-roots governance in social surveillance and service provision." China Information (2021): 0920203X211011565.
Mittelstaedt, Jean Christopher. "Rebuilding Authority: The Party's Relationship with Its Grassroots Organizations." The China Quarterly (2021): 1-21.