Victoria Mantzopoulos

Victoria Mantzopoulos

Professor of Political Science
Executive Director of China Programs
Vice Dean DGTI (China)

Victoria Mantzopoulos, Professor and executive director of China programs
Contact Info:
Campus: McNichols Campus
Building: Briggs
Room: 236
Phone: 313-993-3254
Victoria Mantzopoulos, Professor and executive director of China programs
Areas of Expertise:
Political Economy of China
Constitutional Law and Civil Rights/Liberties
Criminal Law
Polling and Public Opinion Polls
Women in Politics


  • Ph.D. in Political Science 1987, Wayne State University
  • M.A. in Political Science 1982, Wayne State University
  • B.A. in Political Science 1979, Ball State University


Curriculum Vitae

Victoria Mantzopoulos, Ph.D., teaches statistics, American government, public policy and undergraduate law. Mantzopoulos' publications and professional presentations both in the U.S. and abroad have dealt with the Political Economy of China and public opinion polling. She published a book titled The Political Economy of China's Systemic Transformation 1979-Present: Successes, Obstacles, Anomalies, (with Raphael Shen, S.J.). She has also published several textbooks including Probabilities and Statistics (Kendall-Hunt), Foundations in Statistics (University of Detroit Mercy Press) and Statistics for the Social Sciences (Prentice Hall). She is a member of the Midwest Economic Association and the Midwest Political Science Association. Within the College, she served as associate dean from January 2014-January 2023, and serves the University as executive director of China Programs from 2020 to present. She holds a Bachelor of Arts from Ball State University and master's and doctoral degrees from Wayne State University. She joined the University in 1986.