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Fangfang Gao

Associate Professor
545 Main Building, Xixi Campus, Zhejiang University
Office Time: 
By appointment
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Dr. Gao's major research interests include new media, journalism, environmental communication, and gender studies.

Ph.D. in Communication, University of Florida, 2011

Lu, W. & Gao, F. (2017). Social media, social integration and subjective well-being among new urban migrants in China. Telematics and Informatics, 34(3), 786–796.

Gao, F. (2016). Environmental Communication: Media, Public and Society. Hangzhou, China: Zhejiang University Press.

Gao, F. & Martin-Kratzer, R. (2011). New scheme of communication: An exploratory study of interactivity and multimedia use in Chinese j-blogs and the implications. Asian Journal of Communication, 21(1), 69–83.

Armstrong, C. L. & Gao, F. (2011). Gender, Twitter, and news content: An examination across platforms and coverage areas. Journalism Studies, 12(4), 490–505. 

National Social Science Fund (P.I.)

Framing and Communicating controversial scientific issues, 2016-2019.


Humanities and Social Sciences Foundation of Ministry of Education (P. I.)

Environmental communication: Public agenda of air pollution issues in China, 2015-2018.

Women, Media and Chinese Society