Winnie Xia

Winnie Xia is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow with PeaceRep. Her doctoral studies focus on political violence in popular mobilization. Methodologically, Winnie has a keen interest in computational social science and survey experiments.

Prior to her doctoral degree, Winnie completed an MSc in Securities Studies at UCL. She also holds an MSc in Ethnicity and Multiculturalism from University of Bristol.

Research Interests

  • Protest as tactic
  • Conflict management and peace process
  • Gender studies
  • Text analysis and large language models


Contact Winnie ( for queries related to PeaceRep and political violence within nonviolent campaigns.