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First Name
Peter

Last Name
Zhang

Email
zhangp@gvsu.edu

Title
Professor

Website

Office
273 LSH

Phone
616-331-8168

Field of Study
Communication Studies

About

Peter Zhang is Professor of Communication Studies at Grand Valley State University. His research is interdisciplinary in nature, spanning such fields as media theory, interality studies, techno-ethics, Deleuze studies, Flusser studies, Virilio studies, rhetorical studies, Zen, and I Ching, among other things. He has published a long list of articles in these fields. Currently, he serves as Director of the School of Communications’ Study Abroad Program in London. He has guest edited a special issue of Canadian Journal of Communication, three special section/issues of China Media Research, and a special section of Journal of Multicultural Studies of the Orient on interality studies, and guest co-edited two special issues of Explorations in Media Ecology entitled “Probing the Boundaries of Media Ecology.”

Office Hours

T/Th 2:30pm-3:50pm and by appointment
 

Teaches

Communication Theory, Issues in Communication, Critical Interpretation, and Concepts of Communication.

Degrees

B.A., Xian Jiaotong University; M.A., Nankai University; Ph.D., Indiana University, Bloomington

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