Rita Chiang, PhD

Rita Chiang


Adjunct Professor

Contact Information:

(408) 915-7903




Ph.D., Politics and Economics, Claremont Graduate University (2011) 
M.A., Political Science, National Taiwan University (2005) 
B.A., Political Science, National Taiwan University (2002)


Rita Chiang, PhD is an Adjunct Professor at Palo Alto University. She is an economist with experience in both teaching and quantitative research. Her research interests are in the areas of political economy, international finance, statistical modeling, and public policy. Before joining PAU, she worked for a few non-profit think tanks and conducted various research on the financial industry and government effectiveness. She came from a political science background and received interdisciplinary training in economics during her PhD at Claremont Graduate University.

Areas of Interest:

International Political Economy; Quantitative Methods; Public Policy