Wendy Weiqun Su, Associate Professor
CHASS Interdisciplinary South, Room 3134
Wendy Su received her Ph.D.in Mass Communication at University of Minnesota in 2009. Her research falls along the intersections of global communication, Chinese media studies, and cultural studies. Specifically, she is interested in China’s communication and cultural policy study, cultural industries research, transnational film studies, audience research, and Asian modernity. Her academic works can be found in Pacific Affairs, International Journal of Cultural Policy, Journal of International and Intercultural Communication, Global Media and Communication, Journal of International Communication, Asian Journal of Communication, and the Journal of Peking University. She is the author of “China’s Encounter with Global Hollywood: Cultural Policy and the Film Industry, 1994-2013″ (University Press of Kentucky, 2016). Her edited book, From a “Foreign Doll” to a Chinese Diplomat: The Oral Autobiography of Ji Chaozhu, the First PRC Cultural Attaché in the U.S., was reprinted in 2012. She was a recipient of UCR Regents’ Faculty Fellowship for the 2010-2011 academic year, and a winner of the 2014 William L. Holland Prize for the best article granted by Pacific Affairs. Prior to pursuing her Ph.D., she was a long time journalist in mainland China and Hong Kong, and published numerous articles in news outlets both in and outside China.
Dr. Su teaches courses on Introduction to Media Studies, Introduction to Cultural Studies, Global Communication, History of Media Theory, Chinese Media and Society, as well as Global Chinese Martial Arts Cinema.