Communication Studies

Yiyi (Cici) Yang

Dr. Yiyi (Cici) Yang

Assistant Professor
Office: Leutze Hall # 236
Office Phone: (910) 962-7247
Fax: (910) 962-7061

Ph.D. (The University of Alabama)
M.A. (The University of Alabama)
B.A. (Communication University of China)


Dr. Yiyi (Cici) Yang is an Assistant Professor of Communication Studies. She received her Ph.D. degree from the University of Alabama. Dr. Yang teaches courses related to interpersonal communication, health communication, persuasion, communication theory, and research methods. She’s committed to providing students with applied learning opportunities (e.g., community engagement projects). Dr. Yang’s research focuses on health communication, social media, and sports communication. Her research has appeared in Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly, Health Communication, Online Information Review, Communication & Sport, and other peer reviewed journals. Her work has been recognized for its quality and originality via top paper awards at recent international and national academic conferences. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, yoga, and watching movies.