Yiming Wang

Lecturer; Ph.D. Student, School of Journalism and Mass Communication


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Yiming Wang is a doctoral candidate in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication with a deep-seated passion for exploring the nexus of political communication and intergroup dynamics. Her research primarily delves into the ways in which the evolving information landscape and social interactions shape intergroup animosity, encompassing a focused investigation into the realms of affective polarization and xenophobia.

Currently, she is the Instructor for J162: Mass Media in Multicultural America. Previously, she has been the TA for J201: Introduction to Mass Communication, J565: Effects of Mass Communication, Anthropology 104: Cultural Anthropology, and LIS202: Information Divides and Differences in a Multicultural Society. She also worked as a Project Assistant for the Center for Communication and Civic Renewal (CCCR), a book translator in London, and a journalist in China.

Yiming earned her M.A. in Journalism and Communications from Fudan University and holds a B.A. in Philosophy from Renmin University of China in Beijing, China.