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Department of Management, Marketing and General Business - Yafei Zhang Bio

Yafei Zhang, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Business Communication

Office: Classroom Center, Room 332J
Email: yzhang@wtamu.edu
Phone: 806-651-2767

Professional Profile

Dr. Zhang joined the Paul and Virginia Engler College of Business in 2017. She received a B.A. in English from Chongqing University of Posts and Telecommunications in 2011, an M.A. in Media Studies from Hong Kong Baptist University in 2012 and a Ph.D. in Mass Communication from the University of Iowa in 2017.

Teaching and Related Service

Dr. Zhang teaches Quantitative Analysis in Business, Business Communication, Digital Communication & Collaboration, and Cross-cultural Communication.  Dr. Zhang is an active member of International Communication Association (ICA) and Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC). She is also an active reviewer for International Journal of Conflict Management.

Research and Creative Activity

Dr. Zhang’s research interests include digital communication and cross-cultural communication at business and societal levels.  Dr. Zhang has published several publications and has presented at multiple renowned conferences, both nationally and internationally.

Personal Sketch

Dr. Zhang lives in Amarillo. She is a good cook of Chinese cuisine. She also enjoys outdoor activities, such as hiking in state/national parks.