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Yan Wenjie

Associate professor in journalism and communication at Beijing Normal University, 2020 STF Fellow

Wenjie Yan is an associate professor in the School of Journalism and Communication at Beijing Normal University. Prior to joining BNU, she was an assistant professor in the Edward R. Murrow College of Communication at Washington State University, and the College of Media and International Culture at Zhejiang University. Her research interests are centered on the interplay between media, individual psychology, and communicative behaviors within what is broadly referred to as public deliberation. Her current work is focused on the forms and impact of public communication in grassroots governance in China. Her work has appeared in leading academic journals, including Computers in Human Behavior; Information, Communication & Society; International Journal of Communication; and International Journal of Public Opinion Research.