Lingyan Ma

Graduate Student
2130 Skinner Building
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Lingyan Ma is a Ph.D. student at Department of Communication, with her research interest in Public Relations. She obtained her B.A. in Journalism at Southwest University of Political Science and Law (China). Her research interest is mainly in strategic communication in online communities and publics, such as information flow in crises and social movements, and how publics influence each other in the process. Before entering the program, she also wrote news about health issues at Chongqing Evening and assisted with corporate social responsibility and crisis communication in Edelman, Shanghai. She also worked in Elite PR Group in Taipei, designing communication strategies.