Bin Zhang

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Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, IL (2015)

Department of Communication Studies

Teaching and Research Interests:

Introduction to Communication Studies 

Intercultural Communication

Interpersonal Communication

Small Group Communication

Globalization Studies

Racial and Ethnic Identity Studies

Visual Rhetoric/Communication Research Methods

East Asian Language and Culture Studies (emphasis in Chinese/China) 

M. A.

Northeast Normal University, China. (2008)

Foreign Languages School

Major: Foreign and Applied Linguistics/Critical Intercutlural Studies

Okayama University, Japan (2006-2007, EPOK program)

Grants Received

SPSCC Curriculum Development Pilot Grant for Pathways Contextualization and Integration (2020)

NIEA (Northeast International Education Association) International Curriculum Mini Grant (2016)

Awards and Honors

John T. Warren Memorial Research Award, Communication Studies Department, Southern Illinois University (2014)

Top Paper Award of the Visual Rhetoric Division of the 64th International Communication Association (ICA) (2014)

Recent Academic Publications

Nilanjana, B., & Zhang, B. (2017). A Post/decolonial view of race and identity through the narratives of US international students from the global South. Communication Quarterly, 65(3),285-306.

Zhang, B. (2014). The global-local dialectic in postcolonial approaches to communication studies. Pennsylvania Communication Annual70 (3), 91-116.