Xinxin Yang

Visiting Assistant ProfessorXinxin Yang

Modern Languages Building 112

Office Hours: Thursdays, 12:00 - 1:00, or by appointment




Xinxin Amy Yang earned her Ph.D. in Communication from the Media School of Indiana University Bloomington (2013-2017), with a Ph.D. minor in Global Media Industry (2015). She received an M.S. in TV/Media Management from Boston University (2008-2010), a B.A. in Film/Media Studies and a B.A. in History from Peking University (1999-2003). She worked in Asian communities in Boston and Atlanta as a journalist for many years and joined Emory in 2017.

Her teaching and research interests include modern and contemporary Chinese media, literature and culture, Chinese diaspora, Asian American studies, International/intercultural communication. Currently, she is working on a book manuscript based on her dissertation.


Selected Publications:

  • Yang, Xinxin. (2018) “Chasing Dreams in the U.S.: Contemporary Chinese Ethnic Media Journalists and Their Roles”, in Freedman etc. Ed, Critical Perspectives on Journalistic Beliefs and Actions: Global Experiences, Routledge: New York.
  • Yang, Xinxin, B.C. Chen, M. Maity, and E. Ferrara (2016). Social Politics: Agenda Setting and Political Communication on Social Media, in The Proceedings of SocInfo 2016, the 8th International Conference on Social Informatics, Bellevue, WA.
  • Yang, Xinxin and Q. Li (2015) (Equal authorship). Hua Ren Zhi Guang, (In Chinese) Hangzhou publishing Inc. ISBN: 9787556502806. (Won China National Book Award, covered by Xinhua News, Guangming Daily)