Cassandra Z. Xia is a master student in the Department of Political Science at Columbia University. Her primary field is Comparative Politics with a focus on China. Her research interest includes corruption, property rights reform, governance accountability, trade policy, etc.
Ms. Xia received her B.A. in Political Science and Philosophy from Barnard College of Columbia University. Prior to her return to Morningside Heights, she was an intern journalist for China Central Television D.C. Bureau (also known as CGTN America) where she was part of the coverage team for 2018 Trump-Kim Summit and U.S.-China trade war.