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Chinese Cyber Nationalism: A Wild-Weird-Wired Card in China's Peaceful Rise

Arizona State University's Xu Wu will speak on U.S.-China Relations.

March 12, 2009 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Xu Wu joined the Cronkite School in August 2005 as assistant professor.

Dr. Wu received both his doctoral (2005) and master’s degrees (2002) from the University of Florida, with specializations in political communication and international public relations. His dissertation “Chinese Cyber Nationalism: Evolution, Characteristics, and Political Implication” was published by Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group in April 2007 ( Xinhua Publishing House, one of China’s leading publishers, has also signed a contract with Dr. Wu for the Chinese translation of this book, to be released 2008 in Beijing.

Wu’s research interests center on China’s online media order, international public relations, crisis management, public diplomacy, political communication and mass communication theories. His work has been published by Journal of Communication, Public Relations Quarterly, Public Relations Review, International Communication Gazette, Journal of International Communication, Asian Journal of Communication, Journal of Public Relations Research, China Media Report, Media Asia, Perspectives, and others. As an active member of AEJMC, ICA, and NCA, Wu has presented over two dozen research papers at national and international conferences. In July 2007, Professor Wu received the prestigious CCK Foundation Junior Scholar Grant ($18,000) for a one-year follow-up study on China’s nationalistic activities online.