Director of Research Management
Office: BRC 1020H
Contact: 713-348-3856 | E-mail
Jie Wu is the director of research management at the Kinder Institute for Urban Research. She joined the Institute after her graduate study at Rice University and provides project management and research support for studies such as the Houston Area Asian Survey; the Survey on Health, Education, and the Arts (the “SHEA” Study); Migration and Urban Growth project; the Opportunity Youth study; and the ongoing Kinder Houston Area Survey.
Wu has published a series of reports on survey research, and is a member of the American Association for Public Opinion Research. She also assists in managing several other research programs. Her research interest focuses on public opinion, racial disparity, human capital, migration and economic growth. She holds a master’s degree in economics from Rice University and a bachelor’s degree in economics and business administration from Shanghai International Studies University.
Douds, Kiara and Jie Wu. “Trust in the Bayou City: Do Racial Segregation and Discrimination Matter for Generalized Trust?” Under Review. Sociology of Race and Ethnicity.
Klineberg, Stephen L., Jie Wu, Kiara Douds, and Diane Ramirez. 2014. Shared Prospects: Hispanics and the Future of Houston. Rice University: Kinder Institute for Urban Research, November.
Klineberg, Stephen L., Mary Buchanan, and Jie
Wu. “The Changing Face of Houston’s Black Community: The Distinctive Impact of
Socioeconomic Status and Age on the Attitudes and Beliefs of African
Americans.” Forthcoming. Invisible Houston Revisited.
Stephen L., Jie Wu, and Christina Barrera. 2014. What Accounts for
Health Disparities? Findings from the Houston Surveys (2001-2013). Rice
University: Kinder Institute for Urban Research, April.
Stephen L. and Jie Wu. 2013. Diversity and Transformation among Asians
in Houston: Findings from the Kinder Institute’s “Houston Area Asian Survey”
(1995, 2002, 2011). Rice University: Kinder Institute for Urban
Stephen L., Jie Wu, and Kiara Douds. 2013. The 2012 Houston Education
Survey: Public Perceptions in a Critical Time. Rice University: Kinder
Institute for Urban Research, November.
Klineberg, Stephen L. and Jie Wu. 2012. The Houston Arts Survey:
Participation, Perceptions, and Prospects. Rice University: Kinder Institute for
Urban Research, September.