Confirmed Teaching Faculty is composed by:

International Faculty

Dr. Nico Carpentier, Docent at Charles University in Prague, founding board members of the European Communication Research and Education Association (ECREA), former director of European Media and Communication Doctoral Summer School, head of IAMCR’s Participatory Communication Research Section. Specialized in discourse analysis, participatory communication. 

Dr. Giuseppe Richeri, Emeritus Professor at Università della Svizzera italiana, founder and honorary president of China Media Observatory. Specialized in political economy of communication, European audiovisual industry.

Dr. Zhenyi Li, Professor in Intercultural Communication at Royal Roads University. Program Head of the MA degree in Intercultural and International Communication. Member on the Research Ethic Board in Fraser Health Authority. Specialized in health communication, international education, multinational marketing, etc.

Dr. Gabriele Balbi, Associate Professor at Università della Svizzera Italiana. Director of China Media Observatory, vice director of the Institute of Media and Journalism. Chair of ECREA Communication History Section. Specialized in media history, digital media, media convergence, and telecommunication.

Dr. Florence Padovani, Associate Professor at Paris1-Sorbonne University, director of the Sino-French Social Sciences Research Centre at Tsinghua University (Beijing). Specialized in Urban studies, social impact of internal migration in China.

Dr. Paola Catenaccio, Professor at Milan University. Specialized in discourse analysis, media linguistic in corporate communication and news production.

Dr. Bettina Mottura, Associate Professor at Milan University, scientific coordinator of the Contemporary Asia Research Center. Specialized in discourse analysis, Chinese media and public institutions discourse and Chinese culture.

Dr. Massimo Ragnedda, senior lecturer at North-Umbria University, Specialized in theories of media, communication and culture, digital divide, public opinion. 

Dr. Shaohai Jiang, Assistant Professor, National University of Singapore. Specialized in quantitative methods, health communication, new media, strategic communication.

Dr. Zhan Zhang, research fellow at China Media Observatory, programme coordinator of Master of Media Management, USI, Switzerland. Co-founder of the Europe-China Dialogue Media and Communication Studies Summer School. Specialized in narrative communication, framing theory, strategic communication and media diplomacy. 

Dr. Gianluigi Negro, research fellow at China Media Observatory, USI, Switzerland, Sino Swiss Science and Technology Program research fellow at Peking University. Specialized in history of Chinese internet, internet governance, social media.

Mr. Douwe van den Oever, Managing Director DomainShift AG, an advisory boutique specialized in international organizational strategy development, operating between Europe and Greater China. Sinologist and senior consultant for European banks and businesses with Chinese partners.

 Chinese Faculty

Dr. Anbin Shi, Ministry of Education Endowment Professor of Global Media and Communication Studies, Associate Dean of Research with School of Journalism and Communication, and Director of Israel Epstein Center for Global Media and Communication, Adjunct Professor of Global Media and China, Schwarzman College, Tsinghua University. Specialized in intercultural communication, global communication, public communication, press and politics. 

Dr. Shaoyang Lu, Full Professor of film studies and dean at the School of Journalism and Communication at Peking University.  Deputy Chairman of China National Committee for Journalism and Communication Education, Vice President of Chinese Association of Communication, and the President of the Working Committee of Film Theory and Critic in China Film Association. Specialized in Film studies, Media production.

Dr. Jing Wu, Full Professor of communication and vicedean at the School of Journalism and Communication at Peking University. Specialized in critical media and cultural studies, social theories of communication and media technology, social uses of new media. 

Dr. Jing Xu, Full Professor at Peking University, vice director of the Institute of Communication and Culture at Peking University. Co-founder of the Europe-China Dialogue Media and Communication Studies Summer School Specialized in political communication, strategic communication and health communication.

Dr. Lun Zhang, Associate Professor at Beijing Normal University. Specialized in news consumption on mobile Internet and knowledge-sharing on social media sites. 

Dr. Kui Zhou, Associate Professor at Communication University of China. Specialized in Political Communication & Visual Communication. 

Dr. Dianlin Huang, Associate Professor at Communication University of China. Specialized in media culture, media and underprivileged groups in the Chinese context, critical communication

Dr. Chenyu Dong, lecturer at Renmin University of China. Specialized in digital anthropology, technological affordances of new (emergent) media, and interpersonal connections in social media.

Dr. Hongzhe Wang, Assistant Professor at Peking University. Specialized in digital technology, media history, cyberculture and class related issues.

Dr. Xinchuan Liu, Assistant Professor at Peking University. Specialized in new media and communication theory, health communication, new ICTs and social change.