Publications

  • Baodong Liu (2021). The Growth of Scientific Knowledge through Social Computing Networks. The 19th International E-Society Conference Proceedings. 109-116. Published, 03/03/2021.
  • Baodong Liu, Porter Morgan & Dimitri Kokoromytis (2021). Immigration, Nation-State Contexts and Value Changes of Ethnic Chinese. Athens Journal of Social Sciences. Accepted, 02/01/2021.
  • Baodong Liu (2020). Checks and Balances and the End of Trump Legal Battles (in Chinese). ETtoday. Published, 12/29/2020.
    https://forum.ettoday.net/news/1886465?from=pctagl...
  • Baodong Liu, Zackary Stickney & Nicole Batt (2020). Authoritarianism for and against Trump. Journal of Behavioral and Social Sciences. Vol. 7(3), 218-238. Published, 12/14/2020.
  • Baodong Liu (2020). Trump’s Legal Battles and the New Beginning of the Electoral Laws? (in Chinese). ETtoday. Published, 11/10/2020.
    https://forum.ettoday.net/news/1850616?from=pctagl...
  • Baodong Liu (2020). Identifying States with Strict and Lenient Voting Rights Laws. NewsWise. Published, 10/28/2020.
    https://www.newswise.com/politics/u-professor-iden...
  • Baodong Liu (2018). Solving the Mystery of the Model Minority: The Journey of Asian Americans in America.. Cognella Academic Publishing. Published, 07/09/2018.
    https://titles.cognella.com/solving-the-mystery-of...
  • Liu, Baodong. (2018).“The Haitian and Cuban American Electorates in South Florida: Evidence from Ten Federal, State and Local Elections, 2008-2014.” National Political Science Review 19(1):51-60.. Published, 05/10/2018.
  • Dennis Wei & Weiyi Xiao, Christopher Simon, Baodong Liu, Yongmei Ni (2018). Neighborhood, Race and Educational Inequality. Cities. Vol. 73, 1-13. Published, 02/01/2018.
  • Chris Simon & Nicholas P. Lovrich, Baodong Liu, and Dennis Wei (2017). Citizen Support for Military Expenditure Post 9/11: Exploring the Role of Place of Birth and Location of Upbringing. Arm Forces and Society. Vol. 44(4), 688-706. Published, 12/01/2017.
  • Baodong Liu & Dennis Wei, and Christopher A. Simon (2017). Social Capital, Race, and Income Inequality in the United States. Sustainability. Vol. 9(2), 1-14. Published, 02/07/2017.
  • Liu, Baodong. (2016) Race, Ethnicity and Religion in the American Political Arena. University Readers. Published, 08/01/2016.
  • Baodong Liu (2015). Social Research: Integrating Mathematical Foundation and Modern Statistical Computing. Cognella Academic Publishing. Published, 03/03/2015.
    https://titles.cognella.com/social-research-978162...
  • Liu, Baodong. (2014). “Post-Racial Politics? Counterevidence from the Presidential Elections, 2004-2012.” Du Bois Review: Social Science Research on Race 11(2): 443-463. Published, 11/01/2014.
  • Liu, Baodong. (2014). “Racial Context and the 2008 and 2012 US Presidential Elections.” Athens Journal of Social Sciences 1(1): 21-33. Published, 09/01/2014.
  • Liu, Baodong. (2013). Understanding the Scientific Method: A Social Science Approach. University Readers. Published, 10/2013.
  • Liu, Baodong. (2011).“State Political Geography and the Obama White Vote.” World Regional Studies 20 (4): 1-15. Published, 12/2011.
  • Liu, Baodong. (2011). “Demythifying the “Dark Side” of Social Capital: A Comparative Bayesian Analysis of White, Black, Latino, and Asian American Voting Behavior.” The American Review of Politics (32): 31-56. Published, 12/2011.
  • Byron D’Andra Orey, L. Marvin Overby, Pete Hatemi and Baodong Liu. (2011). “White Support for Racial Referenda in the Deep-South.” Politics & Policy 39 (4): 539-558 . Published, 10/2011.
  • Geoffrey M. Draper, Baodong Liu, and Richard F. Riesenfeld. (2011). “Integrating Statistical Visualization Research into the Political Science Classroom.” Information Systems Education Journal 9 (3): 83-94. Published, 08/2011.
  • Liu, Baodong. (2011). “Mayor” in International Encyclopedia of Political Science. CQ Press. Published, 05/2011.
  • Liu, Baodong. (2011). “Roll-off” in International Encyclopedia of Political Science. CQ Press. Published, 05/2011.
  • Liu, Baodong. (2011). “Obama’s Local Connection: Racial Conflict or Solidarity?” PS: Political Science and Politics 44 (1): 103-105. Published, 01/2011.
  • Liu, Baodong (2010). The Election of Barack Obama. Palgrave Macmillan. Published, 08/31/2010.
    https://www.amazon.com/Election-Barack-Obama-How-W...
  • Baodong Liu (2009). Church Attendance, Social Capital, and Black Voting Participation. Social Science Quarterly. Vol. 90(3), 576-92. Published, 03/10/2009.
  • James Vanderleeuw & Baodong Liu, Erica Williams (2008). The 2006 New Orleans Mayoral Election: The Political Ramifications of a Large-Scale Natural Disaster. PS: Political Science and Politics. Vol. 41(4), 795-801. Published, 03/04/2008.
  • Baodong Liu & James Vanderleeuw (2007). Race Rules: Electoral Politics in New Orleans, 1965-2006. Lexington Books. Published, 10/01/2007.
    https://www.amazon.com/Race-Rules-Electoral-Politi...
  • Baodong Liu (2007). EI Extended Model and the Fear of Ecological Fallacy. Sociological Methods and Research. Vol. 36(1), 3-25. Published, 03/13/2007.
  • James Vanderleeuw & Baodong Liu (2006). Racial Polarization or Biracial Coalition? An Empirical Analysis of the Electoral Coalition of Winning Candidates in Urban Elections. American Review of Politics. Vol. 27, 319-344. Published, 03/20/2006.
  • Baodong Liu (2006). Whites as a Minority and the New Biracial Coalition in New Orleans and Memphis. PS: Political Science and Politics. Vol. 40(1), 69-76. Published, 03/06/2006.
  • Baodong Liu & Robert Darcy (2006). "The Rising Power of Minorities and the Deracialization of U.S. Politics" in Gillian Peele, Christopher J. Bailey, Bruce E. Cain, and B. Guy Peters, ed. Developments in American Politics 5. Palgrave Macmillan/Macmillan Publishers. Published, 03/01/2006.
  • Baodong Liu & James Vanderleeuw, Greg Marsh (2004). Applying Black Threat Theory, Urban Regime Theory, and Deracialization: The Memphis Mayoral Elections of 1991, 1995, and 1999. Journal of Urban Affairs. Vol. 26(4), 505-19. Published, 03/29/2004.
  • Baodong Liu & James Vanderleeuw (2004). Economic Development Priorities and Central City/Suburb Differences. American Politics Research. Vol. 32(6), 698-721. Published, 03/15/2004.
  • Baodong Liu (2003). Deracialization and Urban Racial Context. Urban Affairs Review. Vol. 38(4), 572-91. Published, 03/01/2003.
  • Baodong Liu & James Vanderleeuw (2003). Growth Imperative, Postmaterialism and Local Decision-Makers. Journal of Political Science. Vol. 31, 173-96. Published, 03/01/2003.
  • Baodong Liu (2002). Political Empowerment, Mobilization, and Black-Voter Rolloff. Urban Affairs Review. Vol. 37(3), 380-96. Published, 03/01/2002.
  • Baodong Liu (2001). Interests and Opinions among African-Americans: A Test of Three Theories. Texas Journal of Political Studies. Vol. 21(2), 113-24. Published, 03/20/2001.
  • Baodong Liu (2001). The Positive Effect of Black Density on White Crossover Voting: Reconsidering the Social Interaction Theory. Social Science Quarterly. Vol. 82(3), 602-15. Published, 03/01/2001.
  • Baodong Liu (2001). Racial Context and White Interests: Beyond Black Threat and Racial Tolerance. Political Behavior. Vol. 23(2), 157-80. Published, 03/01/2001.
  • Baodong Liu (2001). Racial Transition and White-Voter Support for Black Candidates in Urban Elections. Journal of Urban Affairs. Vol. 23, 309-22. Published, 03/01/2001.
  • Baodong Liu & James Vanderleeuw (1999). White Response to Black Political Power: the Case of New Orleans, 1980-1994. Southeastern Political Science Review. Vol. 27(1), 175-88. Published, 03/02/1999.

Presentations

  • Baodong Liu, Michael Cobb, and Richard Engstrom. “Understanding the Support for Ranked-Choice Voting in Two Southern Cities” talk given at the Electoral Reform Research Group, Research Development Conference. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 02/03/2020.
  • Liu, Baodong. “Racial Prejudice behind the Anti-Affirmative Action Attitude of Asian Americans” paper presented at the Western Political Science Association Annual Conference. San Diego. 4/2019. Conference Paper, Presented, 04/12/2019.
  • Liu, Baodong, Porter Morgan and Dimitri Kokoromytis. “Immigration, Nation-State Contexts and Value Changes of Ethnic Chinese” paper presented at the Midwest Political Science Association Annual Conference. Chicago. 4/2019. Conference Paper, Presented, 04/05/2019.
  • Baodong Liu. ““Nation-State Context and Authoritarian Value Changes of Ethnic Chinese.” Talk given at the workshop of The Clash of Authoritarianisms: Secularism versus Islamism in Turkey, University of Utah. 4/2019. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 04/01/2019.
  • "The Strategic Religious Voter", paper presented at the 2018 Midwest Political Science Association Annual Meeting. Conference Paper, Presented, 04/05/2018.
  • "Authoritarianism for and against Trump", paper presented at the Annual Meeting of Behavioral and Social Sciences. Conference Paper, Presented, 02/05/2018.
  • Baodong Liu. “The Strategic Religious Voter”, paper presented at the Oxford Symposium on Religious Studies, Oxford, UK. 3/2016. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 03/08/2016.
  • Baodong Liu. “Trump’s Voters,” Panel Discussion on Presidential Primaries. Hinckley Institute of Politics. The University of Utah. Salt Lake City, Utah. 3/2016. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 03/01/2016.
  • Baodong Liu. “The Political Fate of Religious Minorities in the U.S. Presidential Elections.” paper presented at the 19th Annual American Association of Behavioral and Social Sciences. Las Vegas, Nevada. 2/2016. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 02/02/2016.
  • Baodong Liu. “The Political Fate of Religious Minorities in the U.S. Presidential Elections.” paper presented at the Hawaii University International Conferences on Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences and Education. Honolulu, Hawaii. 1/2016. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 01/07/2016.
  • Baodong Liu. “Statistical Inference and Visualization of Big Data in Urban Research”, paper presented at the 3rd International Conference on China Urban Development, Shanghai, China. 6/2015. Conference Paper, Presented, 06/08/2015.
  • Baodong Liu. “Big Data in the Social Sciences,” The Consortium for Research on China and Asia (CROCA) and Policy at the Podium. The University of Utah. Salt Lake City, Utah. 11/2014. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 11/14/2014.
  • Baodong Liu. “Race, Religion, and U.S. Presidential Elections,” paper presented at the Annual Convention of National Association for Ethnic Studies, Oakland, California. 4/2014. Conference Paper, Presented, 04/02/2014.
  • Baodong Liu. “Racial Context and the 2008 and 2012 US Presidential Elections” the 11th Annual International Conference on Politics & International Affairs, 17-20 June 2013, Athens, Greece. Conference Paper, Presented, 06/2013.
  • Baodong Liu. “Deracialization in the Post-Obama Era,” presented at the National Black Political Scientist Association Annual Meeting. Las Vegas, Nevada. 3/2012. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 03/2012.
  • Liu, Baodong. (2011). “New Ethnic Studies Major at the U: Education for the 21st Century” Diversity News 2011 (Fall). Presented at the Diversity Community Outreach Committee. Presentation, Presented, 09/2011.
  • Baodong Liu. “Obama’s Racial Coalition,” paper presented at the Southwestern Social Science Association Annual Meeting. Las Vegas, Nevada. 3/2011. Conference Paper, Presented, 03/2011.
  • Geoffrey M. Draper, Baodong Liu, and Richard F. Riesenfeld. “Integrating Statistical Visualization Research into the Political Science Classroom” Information Systems Educators Conference. 2010. Nashville, Tennessee. 10/2010. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 11/2010.
  • “Quantitative Analysis: Ecological Inferences and the Voting Rights Law,” a Ford Foundation Project, Duke University. July 24-28, 2010. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 07/2010.

Grants, Contracts & Research Gifts

  • Understanding the Support for Ranked-Choice Voting. PI: Baodong Liu. Co-PI(s): Mike Cobb and Richard Engstrom. New America, 03/01/2020 - 09/01/2021. Total project budget to date: $40,000.00
  • The Efficacy of American Indian Voting: A Pilot Project. PI: Dan McCool. Research Incentive Grant, College of Social and Behavioral Science, the University of Utah, 09/01/2014 - 08/17/2015. Total project budget to date: $0.00

Research/Scholarship Projects

  • The Efficacy of American Indian Voting: A Pilot Project. PI: Baodong Liu. Co-PI(s): Daniel McCool. 07/01/2014 - 01/01/2015.
  • Radogno, et al v. State Board of Elections, et al, (N.D., IL, 2011). PI: Baodong Liu. 09/2011 - 01/2013.

Languages

  • Chinese, fluent.

Geographical Regions of Interest

  • Asia
  • United States of America