Jing Li is a first-year Political Science PhD student specializing in International and Comparative Political Economy at the University of Notre Dame. Jing’s research agenda focuses on how the international expansion of Chinese capital, through state to state lending and multinational corporations, influences economic policy and developmental outcomes in Latin American host countries.

Drawing on her language proficiency in Chinese, English, and Spanish, she is also interested in exploring how natural language processing, especially when multiple languages are involved, can be applied in Political Science.

Jing holds an MA in Sociology from the University of Notre Dame, and an MA in Public Policy from the Johns Hopkins University. She obtained her BA in Public Administration from the University of International Business and Economics in Beijing, China. 

Current Research

State-business relations, Political economy of global markets and development; Chinese foreign economic policy in Latin America