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Dr Stella CHIA
Acting Head
Prof. Jonathan ZHU
Chair Professor
Dr Zhou HE
Visiting Associate Professor
Dr Li Crystal JIANG
Associate Professor
Associate Professor
Dr Fen LIN
Associate Professor
Dr Wan-Ying LIN
Associate Professor
Associate Professor
Dr Chris Fei SHEN
Associate Professor
Dr Yue (Nancy) DAI
Assistant Professor
Dr Guanxiong HUANG
Assistant Professor
Dr Ji Won KIM
Assistant Professor
Dr Ki Joon KIM
Assistant Professor
Dr Limin LIANG
Assistant Professor
Dr Xiaofan LIU
Assistant Professor
Dr Yuan WANG
Assistant Professor
Mr Sing Lai Sunny CHAN
Ms Sonia YEUNG
Instructor/Departmental Internship Coordinator

Professor Jonathan ZHU 祝建華

BA (Fudan University), MA (Fudan University), PhD (Indiana University, US)

Chair Professor

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Contact Information

Office: M5061
Phone: +(852) 3442 7186
Fax: +(852) 3442 0228
Email: j.zhu@cityu.edu.hk
Personal CV: Personal CV
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Research Interests

  • Structure, Diffusion
  • Use and Effect of New Media
  • Network Analysis of Online Communications
  • Web Mining, e-Social Science
  • Quantitative Research Methodology
  • Statistical Analysis
  • Social Computing

Teaching and Research

  • I teach new media theory (diffusion, use, and impact), quantitative methods (survey, experiment, content analysis, statistical analysis), and new technologies (Internet, multimedia, and database). Most recently, I teach a university general education (GE) course on social network analysis for media, business and technological applications.
  • My current research projects involve growth of online social networks, sustainability of social media, diffusion and use of social computing, internationalization of communication research, among others.
  • I coordinate a Web Mining Lab, in which a group of postdoctoral fellows, doctoral students, research assistants, and occasional visitors carry out interdisciplinary projects.
  • A list of my publications in SCI/SSCI journals, along with citation and collaboration information, is compiled by ResearcherID.com.

    A longer list of my publications, along with citation information, is compiled by Google Scholar.

Professional Services

  • Member of Editorial Board, Communication Research, 2000-present.
  • Member of Editorial Board, International Journal of Public Opinion Research, 2002-present.
  • Member of Editorial Advisory Board, Asian Journal of Communication, 2003-present.
  • Member of Academic Committee, Shenzhen Key Lab for Cloud Computing Technology and Applications, Peking University Shenzhen Graduate School, 2010-12.
  • Chang Jiang Chair Professor of Communication, Renmin University of China, 2007-10.
  • Member of Panel of Humanities, Social Science and Business Studies, Research Grants Council, Hong Kong SAR, 2007-09.
  • President of Chinese Communication Association (USA), 2002-04.