About COM

H. Denis Wu

Denis WuAssociate Professor, Communication

Professor Wu started his academic career in 1998 after earning his Ph.D. in mass communication. His research has focused on media effects, international communication, and political communication. A recipient of several top faculty paper awards, he has won multiple research grants, delivered 50 academic and professional presentations and published more than 30 refereed articles and book chapters. His two co-authored books, Media, Politics, and Asian Americans and The Media Are Ill: The Symptoms and Solutions of Taiwanese News Media were published in 2009 and 2013, respectively. He was a head of the Mass Communication and Society division and served for the International Communication division of AEJMC.

Currently, he is an associate editor of Mass Communication & Society and sits on the editorial boards of Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly; Journalism and Communication Monographs; and Journal of Political Marketing. At Boston University, he has offered classes in communication theory; international communication; persuasion and public opinion; and research methods.


MA, University of Pennsylvania
PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


Email: hdw@bu.edu
Website: people.bu.edu/hdw/
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