H. Denis Wu
Department of Mass Communication, Advertising and Public Relations
Focus: international communication, political communication, and media effects. Some of my publications are:
Wu, H. D., & Dahmen, N. S. (2010). Web sponsorship and campaign effects: Assessing the difference between positive and negative web sites. Journal of Political Marketing, 9, 314-329.
Wu, H. D., & Coleman, R. (2009). Advancing agenda-setting theory: The comparative strength and new contingent conditions of the two levels of agenda setting effect. Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly, 86(4), 775-789.
Wu, H. D., & Lee, T. (2009). Media,
politics, and Asian Americans.
Wu, H. D., & Izard, R. (2008). Representing the total community: Relationships between Asian American staff and Asian American coverage in nine US newspapers. Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly, 85(1), 99-112.
Wu, H. D. (2007). A brave new world for international news? -- Exploring the determinants of the coverage of foreign nations on U.S. web sites. International Communication Gazette, 69(5), 539-551.
Coleman, R., & Wu, H. D. (2006). More than words alone: Incorporating broadcasters’ nonverbal communication into the stages of crisis coverage theory – evidence from September 11. Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media, 50(1), 1-17.
Wu, H. D., & Lee, T. (2005). The submissive, the calculated, and the American dream: Coverage of Asian-American political candidates in the 1990s. The Howard Journal of Communications, 16, 225-241.
Wu, H. D., McCracken, M., & Saito, S. (2004). Economic communication in the “lost decade”: News coverage and the Japanese recession. Gazette: The International Journal for Communication Studies, 66(2), 133-149.
Wu, H. D., & Bechtel, A. (2002). Web site use and news topic and type. Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly, 79(1), 73-86.
Wu, H. D., Stevenson, R. L., Chen, H., & Güner, Z. N. (2002). The conditioned impact of recession news: A time-series analysis of economic communication in the United States, 1987-1996. International Journal of Public Opinion Research, 14(1), 19-36.
Wu, H. D. (2000). Systemic determinants of international news coverage: A comparison of 38 countries. Journal of Communication, 50(2), 110-130.
Courses offered at BU include:
· CM321 Mass Communication Research
· CM380 Theory and Process of Communication
· CM409 Persuasion and Public Opinion
· CM722 Communication Research
· CM710 Communication Theory
· CM831 International Communication
Some highlights of my service:
· BU College of Communication appointment, promotion and tenure committee (2008-9), curriculum committee (2007-8), academic affairs committee (2010-)
· BU International Relations/International Communication joint master’s program coordinator
· Currently serve on five editorial boards of major communication journals
· Constantly review for major academic publications, conventions, and grant proposals
Involved in major professional associations such as AEJMC,
· Served as faculty senator, graduate student advisors, and university-wide committees
Associate professor, Boston University (tenure track 2007-2010; tenured 2010)
Associate professor with tenure, Louisiana State University (2004-2007)
Assistant professor (tenure track), Louisiana State University (1998-2004)
Research and teaching assistant, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (1994-1998)
Account executive and editor, Evergreen International Corp (1993-1994)
Ph.D. Mass Communication Research,
For complete c.v., please email me. Updated: 1/15/2011