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Georgette Wang 汪琪

Southern Illinois University, Mass Communication,
Ph.D. (1977)

Master of Professional Studies (1971-1972)
Department of Communication Arts, Cornell University
Ithaca, New York

Bachelor of Art (1967-1971)
Department of Journalism, National Chengchi University
Taipei, Taiwan


Educational Background

  • Doctor of Philosophy (1974-1977)
    School of Journalism, Southern Illinois University
    Carbondale, Illinois

  • Master of Professional Studies (1971-1972) Department of Communication Arts, Cornell University Ithaca, New York

  • Bachelor of Art (1967-1971)
    Department of Journalism, National Chengchi University, Taipei, Taiwan

Professional Experience

    A. Academic

  • Chair Professor (2001-2002)
    Institute of Communication Studies
    National Chiao Tung University
    Hsinchu, Taiwan

  • Professor (Dean, 1999-2001; Director, 1996-1999)
    College of Social Sciences
    Institute of Telecommunications, National Chung Cheng University,
    Chia-yi, Taiwan

  • Professor (1982-1999) (on leave 1996-1999; Department Chair 1987-1990)
    Department of Journalism, National Chengchi University
    Taipei, Taiwan

  • Fellow (1999, 2002)
    Department of Economics
    Ecole Nationale Superieur de Telecommunications
    Paris, France

  • Fellow (1983-1994)
    The East-West Center, Honolulu, Hawaii

  • Visiting Lecturer (1986-1987)
    Department of Journalism and Communication
    The Chinese University of Hong Kong
    Shatin, Hong Kong

  • Research Associate (1979-1982)
    Communication Institute, The East-West Center
    Honolulu, Hawaii

  • Associate Professor, part-time (1973-1974)
    Department of Journalism, Shu Ren College,
    Hong Kong

    B. Media

  • Managing Editor (1984-1986)
    Sinorama Monthly, Taipei, Taiwan

  • Deputy Director (1978-1979)
    United Daily News, Taipei, Taiwan

  • Editor, and later Editor-in-Chief Scooper Monthly, Taipei, Taiwan

Professional Association (Current)

  • Council Member, The Hong Kong Academcy for Performing Arts (2004-)

  • Board Member, International Telecommunications Society (1998-)

  • International Board Member, International Association for Media and
    Communication Research (2000-)

  • Editorial Advisory Board, Journal of Communication for Social Change (2002-)

  • Associate Editorial Board Member, Trends in Communication

  • Member, Board of Advisors and Cluster Advisory Committee on Communication and Media Studies, Times Media (2003-)

  • Member, International Institute of Communication

  • External Examiner, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (2000-2003)

  • Advisory Board Member, National Science Council, Taiwan (2001-2)

Professional Association (Past)

  • Editorial Advisory Committee Member, Asian Journal of Communication (1991-2004)


  • External Examiner, The City University of Hong Kong (1998-2001)

  • Member, Cable Broadcasting Committee, Taiwan (2000-2002)

  • International Advisory Board Member, New Media and Society (1998-2000)

  • Member, Cable Law Drafting Committee, Taiwan (1988-90)

  • International Advisory Board Member International Center for
    Communications, San Diego State University, U.S.

Honors

  • Distinguished Research Award, National Science Council, Taiwan
    (1996-97)

  • Distinguished Research Award, College of Communication, National Chengchi University (1992&1995)

  • Tseng Hsu-pei Journalism Research Award (1982)

Language

  • Chinese (Mandarin and Cantonese, Shanghainese listening ability)
    English
    French (reading ability only)

Major Publications (Books)

  • Wang, Georgette, Servaes, Jan and Goonasekera, Anura (Eds.) (2000) The New Communications Landscape: Demystifying Media Globalization. London: Routledge.

  • Wang, Georgette and Chung, W.W. (1998, 1988), The Second Generation Media. Taipei: Tung Hua Publications (in Chinese).

  • 汪琪 編輯(1995)傳播媒介白皮書。台北:遠流。

  • Wang, Georgette (Ed.) (1994) Treading Different Paths: Informatization in Asia. Norwood, New Jersey: Ablex.

  • Dordick, Herbert S. and Wang, Georgette (1993) Information Society: A Retrospective View. Newbury Park, California: Sage Publications


  • Wang, Georgette and Dissanayake, Wimal (Eds.) (1984) Continuity and Change in Communication Systems. Norwood, New Jersey: Ablex.


  • Wang, Georgette (1982) Intercultural Communication. Taipei: San Ming Publications (in Chinese).

Book Chapters

  • Wang, Georgette. (2003) "Hollywood Films and Cultural Autonomy: Uneasy Bedfellows in the Age of Media Globalization." In Goonasekera, A., Hamelink, C. and Iyer, V. (Eds), Cultural Rights in a Global World, Singapore: Times Academic Publishing.


  • Wang, Georgette und Huang, Vincent. (2002) Schlussel zur Medienexpansion. TV-Werbung in Taiwan. Jorg Becker und Kurt Luger (Eds.) Flimmerndes Asien. Osterreichischer Kunst - und Kulturverlag, 234-243.


  • Wang, Georgette (2001) "Restrictions on Foreign Ownership and National Sovereignty: Whose Issue Is It?" In Joseph Man Chan and Bryce T. McIntyre (Eds.). In Search of Boundaries: Communication, Nation-States and Cultural Identities. Norwood, N.J.: Ablex.


  • Wang, Georgette and Lo, Ven-hwei. (2000) "Taiwan" In Shelton Goonaratne (Ed.) Media in Asia. New Delhi, India: Sage Publications.


  • Wang, Georgette and Servaes, Jan. (2000) "Introduction." In G. Wang, J. Servaes and A. Goonasekera (Eds.) The New Communications Landscape: Demystifying Media Globalization. London: Routledge.


  • Wang, Georgette; Ku, Ling-ling and Liu, Chun-chou. (2000) "Local Cultural Industries: Is There Life After Globalization?" In G. Wang, J. Servaes and A. Goonasekera (Eds.) The New Communications Landscape: Demystifying Media Globalization. London: Routledge (NSC87-2412-H-194-010-K7).


  • Wang, Georgette (1998) "Protecting the Local Cultural Industry: A Regulatory Myth in the Global Age." In Anura Goonasekera and Paul S.N. Lee (Eds.) TV without Borders. Singapore: AMIC, 259-273.


  • Wang, Georgette, Chen, Pai-lin and Liu, Chun-chou. (1998) "Deregulating Telecommunication Services in Greater China." In Donald M. Lamberton (Ed.) Communication and Trade. New Jersey: Hampton Press, 147-162.


  • Wang, Georgette (1997) "Communication Ethics in a Changing Chinese Society: The Case of Taiwan." In Clifford Christians and Michael Traber (Eds.) Communication Ethics and Universal Values. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.


  • Wang, Georgette and Tseng, Fan-tung. (1996) "The Beginning of a New Era: Privatization of Telecommunications in Taiwan." In Paul S.N. Lee (Ed.) Telecommunications and Development in China. Cresskill, New Jersey: Hampton Press, 225-244.


  • Wang, Georgette (1995) "Development of Videotex in Taiwan." In Eddie C.Y. Kuo and K.C. Ho (Eds.) Videotex Development in the Asia-Pacific. Singapore: AMIC, 79-96. Wang, Georgette (1995) "Seeking the Best Integration: Popular Music in Taiwan." In Alison Ewbank and Fouli T. Papageorgiou (Eds.) Whose Master Voice? Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 209-220.


  • Georgette Wang. (1986) "Information Revolution in Taiwan: Economic Concerns and Beyond." In Meheroo Jussawalla, Dan J. Wedemeyer and Vijay Menon (Eds.) The Passing of Remoteness, Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, 51-66.


Journal Articles

  • Wang, G. (2003) "National Sovereignty, Foreign Investment Policies, Sovereignty and Growth" Telecommunications Policy, 27, 267-282.


  • Wang, G., Shen, V. and Lo, W.H. (2002) "Chinese Communication Theory Construction: Mission Impossible?" Mass Communication Research, 70, 1-16 (in Chinese).


  • Liu, C.C., Day, W.W., Sun, S.W., and Wang, G. (2002) "The Globalness of the Internet: From a Taiwan Users' Perspective." (On-line) Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication.


  • Wang, Georgette and Shen, Vincent. (2001) "Searching for the Meaning of Searching for Asian Communication Theories." Asian Journal of Communication.


  • Wang, Georgette (1999) "Regulating Network Communication in Asia: A Different Balancing Act?" Telecommunications Policy, 23, 277-287.


  • Wang, Georgette (1997) "Beyond Media Globalization." Telematics and Informatics, 14(4), 357-364.


  • Wang, Georgette and Lee, Paul S. N. (1995) "Satellite Television in Asia." Telecommu- nications Policy, 19 (2), 135-149.


  • Wang, Georgette (1993) "Satellite Television and the Future of Broadcast Television in the Asia Pacific." Media Asia, 20 (3), 140-148.


  • Wang, Georgette. (1991) "Information Society in Their Mind: A Survey of College Students in Seven Nations." Asian Journal of Communication, 1(2), 1-18.


  • Wang, Georgette (1986). "Video Boom in Taiwan: Blessing or Curse?" Third Channel, 2 (1), 366-368.


  • Wang, Georgette (1986) "Popular Music in Taiwan." Critical Study in Mass Communication, 366-368.


  • Yum, June Ock and Wang, Georgette. (1983) "Interethnic Perception and the Communication Behavior among Five Ethnic Groups in Hawaii." International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 7, 285-308.


  • Wang, Georgette and Kincaid, D Lawrence. (1982) "News Interest Patterns of Immigrant in Hawaii." Journalism Quarterly, 59 (4), 573-580.


  • Wang, Georgette. (1982) "Newspaper without News." Journalism Quarterly, 59 (2), 286-289.


  • Wang, Georgette and McKillip, Jack. (1978) "Ethnic Identitification and Judgements of an Accident." Personal and Social Psychology Bulletin, 4, 296-299.


  • Wang, Georgette (1977) "Utility as a Predictor of Newspaper Readership." Journalism Quarterly, 54 (4), 791-794.

Conference Papers

  • Wang, Georgette (2002) "Globalization and the Hybridization of Cultural Products." Paper presented at the International Conference on International Relations and Cross-cultural Communication, Beijing, China, April 12-14.


  • Wang, Georgette (2001) "Hollywood and Cultural Autonomy: Uneasy Bedfellows in the Age of Global Communication." AMIC Conference, Singapore, September 25-27.


  • Wang, G. (2001) "Hollywood the global and Taiwan the local: Universal formula and beyond." Presented at the International Conference on Transculturation, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan, July 12-13.


  • Wang, Georgette and Lo, Ven-hwei. (July 17-20, 2000) "When to Stop Following the Masters: Communications Research in Taiwan." Paper presented at the International Association for Media and Communication Research Conference, Singapore.


  • Wang, Georgette. (July 2-5, 2000) "Foreign Investment Policies, Sovereignty and Growth." Paper presented at the International Telecommunications Society Conference, Buenos Aires, Argentine.


  • Wang, Georgette (June 24-27, 1999) "LEOS, Restrictions on Foreign Ownership and National Sovereignty: Whose Issue Is It?" Paper presented at the international conference on In Search of Boundaries, Hong Kong.


  • Wang, Georgette (June 21-24, 1998) "Regulating Network Communication in Asia: A Different Balancing Act" Paper presented at the International Telecommunications Society Conference, Stockholm, Sweden.


  • Wang, Georgette. (July 3-7, 1997) "The Protection of Local Cultural Industries: A Regulatory Myth in the Global Age." Paper presented at the International Association for Media and Communication Research Conference, Oaxaca, Mexico.


  • Wang, Georgette. (1996) "Beyond Media Globalization" Keynote speech at the seminar on (Tele)communications Policies in Western Europe and Southeast Asia: Cultural and Historical Perspectives, Bruges, Belgium, August 30 to September 2.


  • Lee, Paul S.N. and Wang, Georgette (1994) "Satellite TV and Liberalization of Broadcast Television in Asia." Paper presented at the International Communication Association Conference, Sydney, Australia.


  • Wang, Georgette and Tseng, Fan-tung. (June 14-17, 1992) "The First Step to Privatizing Telecommunications Industry in Taiwan." Paper presented at the ITS Conference, Sophia Antipolis, France.

Keynote Speech

  • Wang, Georgette (December 6, 2002). "Culture: Antithesis to Capitalism?" International Conference on New Prospects of Localization, Regionalization, and Globalization, Taipei: Taiwan.


  • Wang, Georgette. (2000) "Technologies, Communication, and Us." International Association for Media and Communication Research Annual Conference, Singapore.