Faculty & Research
Wu Li
Professor of Journalism and Communication

Li Wu is a professor at the School of Media and Communication, Shanghai Jiao Tong University(SJTU), China. He received his Master degree in library and information science from Peking University(PKU) in 2005, and received his Ph.D in communication studies from the same university in 2009. He worked as a visiting scholar at the Oxford International Centre for Publishing Studies, OBU(2007-2008) and spent six months working at the Brian Lamb School of Communication, Purdue University in 2012.


Dr Li’sresearch interest focuses on user bebavior and psychology of new media, especially those issues related to knowledge communication. Drawing upon theories of information behavior and media psychology, he is keento understand how the internet has been changing the way people acquire, consume, and share knowlege. Dr Li’s articles have been published in dozens of peer-reviewed journals, including Communication and Society, Modern Communication, Journalism Studies, China Publishishing Journal, Journal of Library Science in China, The Electronic Library, International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction.


Dr Li teaches three courses (Quantitative Communication Research Method, Theories of Information Behavior, Academic Writing, Integrity & Ethics) for graduate students. He likes to recruit students who have strong scholarly interests in new media studies, and are proficient in research design and statistical analyses.