Wang, Weirui Graduate Faculty


  • Weirui Wang (Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University) is an Associate Professor in the Department of Communication at Florida International University. Dr. Wang’s research focuses on information processing and persuasion, with a special emphasis on understanding narrative persuasion, stigmatization/destigmatization and misinformation correction in communicating health, science and risk. Her work has been published in Public Understanding of Science, Science Communication, Information, Communication and Society, Computers in Human Behavior, Media Psychology, and Health Communication, among others. Dr. Wang currently serves as an Associate Editor for Asian Journal of Communication.

research interests

  • Health Communication and New Media

selected scholarly works & creative activities

full name

  • Weirui Wang