Yuzhu Peng Ph.D.


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Dr Yuzhu (Altman) Peng joined School of Film and TV Arts at Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University (XJTLU) in August 2017. He received his PhD in Media and Cultural Studies (2017) from Newcastle University (UK), where he was awarded an MA in Media and Journalism (2013) with distinction. He also has a BSc in Electronic Information Engineering (2011). Yuzhu’s research interests include social media, new media, digital cultures, attention economy, and neoliberal feminism. Demonstrating his dynamic trajectory in academic research, he has published scholarly articles in peer-reviewed journals, and has presented aspects of his research at international academic conferences. Yuzhu has extensive working experience both in the academia and in the industry. He has achieved the status of Associate Fellowship of The UK Higher Education Academy (2016), and served as a Research and Teaching Assistant at Newcastle University (UK) between 2014 and 2017. He is also a Social Media Specialist at Pickle Jar Communications (UK), where he has helped many internationally reputable institutions, such as The Higher Education Academy (UK), Imperial College London (UK), and Bocconi University (Italy), develop optimized digital communication strategies to engage with Chinese audience.
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    Humanities & Social Sciences Building
    Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University
    111 Ren'ai Road
    Suzhou Dushu Lake Science and Education Innovation District
    Suzhou Industrial Park
    P. R. China