Denison University’s Board of Trustees has recently awarded tenure to seven members of the faculty. Among those who have been granted tenure and will be promoted to associate professor in the fall of 2019 is Xiao Jiang of the Department of Economics.
Xiao Jiang joined Denison’s Department of Economics in 2013. His research focuses on classical political economy and modern quantitative techniques. Most of his research addresses issues that are socially relevant, such as uneven development, distributional conflicts and labor issues related to international trade. In addition to teaching at Denison, he has been providing modeling and policy advice for various international and domestic policy organizations such as the United Nation’s International Labor Organization (ILO), the Association for East and Southeast Asian Countries (ASEAN), and the Economic Policy Institute (EPI) as their economic consultant. He earned his doctorate at The New School for Social Research, his master’s at the University of Denver, and his bachelor’s at Bucknell University.