Shupei Yuan

Assistant Professor
PRSSA co-faculty advisor


Ph.D. (Michigan State University)
Specialties: Science communication, strategic science communication training, public relations for science, persuasion.

Shupei Yuan, Ph.D., studies the role of communication, journalism and public relations in public engagement with science. Her broad research interests include 1) using communication strategies to communicate science issues such as climate change, vaccination, and genetically modified organisms; 2) supports for effective public engagement from science communication trainers, scientific societies, etc. Yuan has published more than 20 peer-reviewed journal articles, and her work has been supported by both internal and external funding.

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Shupei Yuan

Reavis Hall 117
Office Phone: 815-753-1563

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Department of Communication
Watson Hall 210
DeKalb, IL 60115
815-753-7109 (Fax)

Department Chair

Mehdi Semati, Ph.D.