Jingjing Gao

Public Policy Program

 

Research Interest:   Health policy and social media

Ph.D. Expected:   May 2022

Dissertation:   TBA

CV: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1EcR5rOnup_CL9WqwfYhHL1sStCoo55_8/view?usp=sharing

Publications:

PEER-REVIEWED BOOKS

West, J.F., Gao, J., and Jang, S. (2021 in production). How Communication Technology is Stressing a Nation: A House Divided Cannot Stand. Lexington Books

PEER-REVIEWED ARTICLES

Gao, J. (2022 In Press). The Complementary and Substitutive Value of Online Health Information. Health and Social Care in the Community.

Guo, Y., Kaniuka, A., Gao, J., & Sims, T. O. (2022 in press), Per Capita Income, Unemployment Rate, and Covid-19 Vaccination Rates in the United States. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health.

Gao, J., Radford, B. (2021). Death by Political Party: The Relationship Between COVID-19 Deaths and Political Party Affiliation. World Medical & Health Policy, 1–       26. https://doi.org/10.1002/wmh3.435.

Gao, J. (2021 under review). Chronic Diseases, Health Insurances, and Online Health Information Searching Behavior.

WORKS IN PROGRESS

Gao, J. (2021). Spatiotemporal Emotions’ Patterns of Twitter Data on COVID-19 and Health Policies.

Gao, J., Radford, B. (2021). Spatiotemporal COVID-19 Misinformation in the U.S and Political Ideology.

Gao, J., West, J.F. (2021). Seeking Online Health Information Among Patients with Multiple Health Conditions.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Invited Lecture, PAD 5080-800: Quantitative Methods I, MPA.      Fall 2020  The University of North Carolina at Pembroke

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

Gao, J. (2020). Chronic Diseases, Health Insurances, and Online Health Information Searching Behavior. Annual Southern Political Science Association Meetings, Puerto Rico, January 2020.
Maestas, C., Gao, J., Cawvey, M., Levens, S., and Atkeson L. (2019). Expressing Anxiety: Emotion Regulation Strategies and Social Sharing of Policy Information. Annual Southern Political Science Association Meetings, Austin, Texas January 17, 2019.

West, J.F., Gao J. (2019). Legislator Use of Communication Technology: The Critical Frequency Theory of Policy System Stability. The 77th Annual Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA) Conference, Chicago.

Gao, J. (2018). The Relationships between Diseases and Online Health Information Searching Behavior (Poster). The 76th Annual Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA) Conference, Chicago.

Gao, J. (2017). Utilizing Social Media as a Policy Tool: An Examination of the Impact of Social Media on Healthcare Outcomes in Chinese University Students. The 75th Annual Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA) Conference, Chicago.

West, J.F., Gao, J. (2017). Death of a Trustee: An Examination of Traditional Legislator Roles in an Era of Increased Legislator-Constituent Linkages Precipitated by Internet Enabled Communication Technologies. The 75th Annual Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA) Conference, Chicago.

West, J.F., Gao, J. (2016). Evolution and the Internet: A Theoretical and Empirical Exploration of State Legislator Choice of Communication Technology. 2016 Southeastern Conference for Public Administration (SECoPA), Raleigh.

Gao, J. (2020). Chronic Diseases, Health Insurances, and Online Health Information Searching Behavior. Annual Southern Political Science Association Meetings, Puerto Rico, January 2020.