Name: Yu Xu
Hometown: Shanghai, China
Undergraduate/Graduate Institutions: Fudan University; Tsinghua University
Research Area: Social networks; organizational communication; political communication and social movements; computational methods
Publications and/or conference presentations while at USC Annenberg: My work has been published in African Journalism Studies, Chinese Journal of Journalism and Communication (in Chinese), and Global Media Journal (in Chinese). I presented my papers at major conferences in the field of communication (ICA, NCA, WAPOR, IAMCR), management (AOM, IACMR), network analysis (INSNA Sunbelt), and sociology (ASA).
Favorite thing about USC Annenberg: Annenberg provides students with opportunities to conduct interdisciplinary research that explains communication phenomena.