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Ying Xiong

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School of Advertising & Public Relations
PhD Student
Graduate Teaching Associate

Ying Xiong is a second-year doctoral student in the College of Communication and Information with a concentration in Public Relations. She got her Master’s degree of arts at the University of Oklahoma in the USA and at Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST) in China. She has presented seven pieces of original research at national and international academic conferences and invited to write two book chapters. She is teaching PUBL 340 (Public Relations Research Methods) in 2017 fall semester and assisted PUBL 370 (Public Relations Cases), PUBL 340 (Public Relations Research Methods), and JMC 4813 (Mass Communication Law) during 2015-2017. She assisted in the Media Effect Lab University of Oklahoma conducting Eye tracking system and Galvanic Skin Response sensors research during 2015-2016. She also served as a reviewer for International communication association (ICA) annual meeting in public relations division and public diplomacy division in 2016. Prior to returning to her Ph.D. program, she worked in a public relations agency assisting Toyota’s national public relations campaigns.


M.A. in Strategic Communication, University of Oklahoma, 2016
M.A. in Advertising and Public Relations, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China, 2014
B.A. in Advertising, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China, 2011
B.S. in Economics, Wuhan University, China, 2011 (Minor degree)

Research Interests: 
Public Relations
Health Communication
Crisis Communication
Home Town: 
Wuhan, China