denis wu

H. Denis Wu

Professor, Department of Mass Communication, Advertising and Public Relations

  • Office: 304F, 704 Commonwealth Avenue
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  • Phone: (617) 358-1305
  • Twitter: @hdeniswu

About H. Denis Wu

Denis Wu is a professor of communication specialized in international communication, media effects, and political communication. He has won research prizes, grants, and published widely in respected journals, including Communication Research, Journal of Communication, and Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly. He co-authored three books on the interplay between media and politics, including Media, Politics, and Asian Americans (Hampton Press, 2009) and Image and Emotion in Voter Decisions: The Affect Agenda (Lexington Books, 2015). He is keen on service, for example, having served as head of the Mass Communication and Society division of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC); also, he is serving on the editorial boards of Communication Monographs; Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly; Journalism and Communication Monographs; and Journal of Political Marketing. At Boston University, his regularly offers classes in media theory, international communication, and research methods. He enjoys tremendously working with students on research projects and is profoundly proud of their achievements.

Twitter: @hdeniswu



  • PhD, Mass Communication, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • MA, Communication, University of Pennsylvania
  • BA, Sociology, National Taiwan University