PhD, National University of Singapore
Communications and New Media
Yang Wang is a postdoctoral research fellow at the Lee Kuan Yew Centre for Innovative Cities. She received her PhD in Communications and New Media from National University of Singapore, and master’s degree of Mass Communication from Peking University in China. She is interested in research on the social impact of new media technologies on family households, organizations and diaspora communities. Her PhD dissertation investigates into ICT domestication by Chinese “study mothers” (peidu mama) in Singapore, with special focus on digital asymmetries and emotional labours involved in their quotidian ICT use routines. She also served as research assistant and project manager in the interdisciplinary project of “Deliberative Governance: Developing a Digital Platform” during doctoral study period.
Currently, Wang Yang is working on the SSRC project of “Tackling Digital Disruption: Industry Transformations and Workforce Resilience”.
- PhD in Communications and New Media, National University of Singapore, Singapore (2019)
- MA in Mass Communication, Peking University, China (2014)
- BE in Polymer Science and Engineering, Zhejiang University, China (2011)
- Yang, Tian., Wang, Yang., & Zhang, Weiyu. (2021). Effects of Knowledge and Reflection in Intrapersonal Deliberation. Journal of Deliberative Democracy, 17(1), pp. 134–138. doi: 10.16997/jdd.964
- Wang, Yang., & Lim, Sun. Sun. (2021). Nomadic life archiving across platforms: Hyperlinked storage and compartmentalized sharing. New Media & Society, 23(4), 796–815. doi: 10.1177/1461444820953507
- Lim, Sun. Sun. & Wang, Yang. (2021). Lessons from our living rooms: illuminating lockdowns with technology domestication insights. Journal of Children and Media, 15(1), 17-20. doi: 10.1080/17482798.2020.1858909
- Nair, Sreeja., Lim, Sun Sun., Chng, Samuel., Trenerry, Brigid., & Wang, Yang. (in press). Rethinking Technical and Vocational Education and Training for Digital Transformation: Implications for Asia. In Konrad Adenauer Stiftung and Digital Asia Hub, Germany (Ed.), The Next Digital Decade – Policy Approaches from Asia.
- Wang, Yang., & Lim, Sun. Sun. (in press). ICTs and transnational householding: the double burden of polymedia connectivity for international “study mothers”. In M. McAuliffe (ed), Handbook of migration and technology. Edward Elgar.
- Trenerry, Brigid., Chng, Samuel., Wang, Yang., Suhaila, Zainal Shah., Lim, Sun. Sun., Lu, Han Yu., & Oh, Peng Ho. (2021). Preparing workplaces for digital transformation: An integrative review and framework of multi-level factors. Frontiers in Psychology, 12, 1-24. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2021.620766
- Wang, Yang., & Lim, Sun Sun. (2020). Digital asymmetries in transnational communication: Expectation, autonomy and gender positioning in the household. Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, 25(6), 365–381. doi: 10.1093/jcmc/zmaa012
- Wang, Yang., & Lim, Sun Sun. (2020). Digital Asymmetries in Transnational Communication: Expectation, Autonomy and Gender Positioning in the Household. Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication.
- Wang, Yang. (2020). Parent-child role reversal in ICT domestication: Media brokering activities, emotional labours and household power relations. Journal of Children & Media, 14(3), 267-284. DOI: doi.org/10.1080/17482798.2020.1725900
- Wang, Yang., & Lim, Sun Sun. (2018). Mediating intimacies through mobile communication: Chinese migrant mothers’ digital ‘bridge of magpies’. In R. Andreassen, M. N. Petersen, K. Harrison, & T. Raun (Eds.), Mediated Intimacies: Connectivities, Relationalities and Proximities. London: Routledge.
- Lim, Sun Sun., & Wang, Yang. (2018). How are young people connecting with their families through mobile communication? In N. A. Jennings & S. R. Mazzarella (Eds.), 20 Questions about Youth and the Media (2nd ed). New York: Peter Lang.
- Wang, Yang. (2017). Framing food safety issues in China: The negotiation between ‘official discourse’ in newspapers and ‘civil discourse’ on Weibo. In M. Kent, K. Ellis, & J. Xu (Eds.), Chinese Social Media: Social, Cultural, and Political Implications. London; New York: Routledge.
- Wang, Yang. (2013). Civic participation in media events: The dynamic game of power, relationship and strategy. In Z. Shi, J. Jin. (Eds.), New Media Empowerment: the Co-evolution between State and Society in China. Beijing: Social Sciences Academic Press. (in Chinese).
- Nair, Sreeja., Lim, Sun Sun., Trenerry, Brigid., Chng, Samuel., and Wang, Yang. (2021, Feb). Preparing for workforce transformation in Singapore: The role of Technical and Vocational Education and Training. The Australasian Public Policy Network Conference.
- Wang, Yang., Chng, Samuel., Trenerry, Brigid., Zainal Shah, Suhaila., & Lim, Sun Sun. (2021, May). Changing workplace communication with Mobile Technologies: A Case Study of Implementing a Mobile Management System in a Construction Company. Paper accepted by the 71st Annual Conference of the International Communication Association, 27-31 May 2021.
- Wang, Yang., & Lim, Sun Sun. (2019, May). Multi-Dimensional Digital Asymmetries in Transnational Households: Technological Competencies, Communication Expectations and Invisible Power Hierarchies. The 69th Annual Conference of the International Communication Association, Washington, D.C., USA.
- Wang, Yang. (2019, May). Parent-child role reversal in ICT domestication: Media brokering activities, emotional labours and household power relations. The 69th Annual Conference of the International Communication Association, Washington, D.C., USA.
- Wang, Yang. (2018, May). Living a life of “polymedia” on WeChat: Strategic negotiation of emotional distances in transnational communication. The 68th Annual Conference of the International Communication Association, Prague, Czech Republic.
- Wang, Yang., & Lim, Sun Sun. (2018, May). Transnational positionality in mediated communication: Digital asymmetries, contextual constraints and strategic negotiation. Articulating Voice: The Expressivity and Performativity of Media Practices, Prague, Czech Republic.
- Wang, Yang., & Lim, Sun Sun. (2017, May). Mediated intimacy and its contextual constraints: Mobile communication of Chinese ‘study mothers’ in Singapore. The 67th Annual Conference of the International Communication Association, San Diego, CA, USA.
- Yang, Tian., Wang, Yang., & Zhang, Weiyu. (2017, Jun). Effects of Knowledge and Reflection in Internal deliberation. The International Conference on Deliberation and Decision Making, Singapore.
- Wu, Xuan., Li, Pengxiang., Yang, Tian., & Wang, Yang. (2016, Jun). The more the better? Examining self-disclosure, third-party endorsement and social capital of young professionals on LinkedIn. The 66th Annual Conference of the International Communication Association, Fukuoka, Japan.
- Wang, Yang. (2013, Jul). The Analysis of Civic Participation in the New Media Environment: A Case Study of “Open Chest”. The Annual Conference of Seminar for Postgraduates from the Mainland, Taiwan and Hong Kong, Beijing, China. (in Chinese).