Journal Articles

Huang, Haifeng. 2018. “The Pathology of Hard Propaganda.” Journal of Politics

Huang, Haifeng, and Yao-Yuan Yeh. Forthcoming. "Information from Abroad: Foreign Media, Selective Exposure, and Political Support in China." British Journal of Political Science.

Huang, Haifeng, S. Boranbay-Akan, and L. Huang. Forthcoming. "Media, Protest Diffusion, and Authoritarian Resilience." Political Science Research and Methods.

Huang, Haifeng. 2017. "A War of (Mis)Information: The Political Effects of Rumors and Rumor Rebuttals in an Authoritarian Country." British Journal of Political Science 47(2): 283-312.

Huang, Haifeng. 2017. "Who Wants to Leave China?" Journal of East Asian Studies 17(2): 191-213.

Huang, Haifeng. 2016. "Personal Character or Social Expectation: A Formal Analysis of 'Suzhi'." Journal of Contemporary China 25(102): 908-922.

Huang, Haifeng. 2015. "International Knowledge and Domestic Evaluations in a Changing Society: The Case of China." American Political Science Review 109(3): 613–634.

Huang, Haifeng. 2015. "Propaganda as Signaling." Comparative Politics 47(4): 419-437. (Appendix available here)

Huang, Haifeng. 2013. "Signal Left, Turn Right: Central Rhetoric and Local Reform in China." Political Research Quarterly 66(2): 292-305.

Huang, Haifeng. 2010. "Electoral Competition when Some Candidates Lie and Others Pander." Journal of Theoretical Politics 22(3): 333-358. 


work in progress

“Of Rents and Rumors: Regime Competence and Media Freedom in Non-Democracies” (with Yao-Yuan Yeh)

“Historical Knowledge and National Identity: Evidence from China” (with Xinsheng Liu)

Implicit Political Trust in China (with Steve Nicholson and Chanita Intawan)

“Scalable Walls: A Theory of Information Censorship’’

“How Is the East Read? Selective Exposure and Americans’ Attitudes Toward a Rising Power”



Media Mentions and INterviews

Asia Society, The Atlantic, BYU Radio Top of Mind, Carnegie Moscow Center (in Russian), ChinaFile, Foreign Policy (1, 2, 3), Los Angeles TimesMatichon (in Thai), New York Times (1, 2), The New Yorker, Quartz, Sinocism China Newsletter (1, 2), South China Morning Post, SupChina, UC Merced University News, Washington Post (Monkey Cage 1, 2, 3)