Faculty/Staff Profiles

Melissa YangMelissa Yang, Associate Professor
School of Communication

Email: myang@endicott.edu
Phone: 978-232-2604
Office Location: Samuel C. Wax Academic Center
Office Number: 225


CMM277 Special Topics: Televised Violence and Audience Experience

CMM306 Social Impact of the Media 

CMM370 Communication Research Methods

CMM315 Global Mass Communication

CMM400 Contemporary Issues in Media Studies: The Internet and Video Games

CMM480 Internship Seminar 

CMM489 Senior Thesis I

CMM490 Senior Thesis II

Campus Involvement

2013-2014 Institutional Review Board, Chair

Biographical Profile

Melissa Yang, Ph.D., received her B.A. in Foreign Languages and Literature from National Chiao Tung University (Taiwan), and both M.A. and Ph.D. in Communication from the Ohio State University. Her teaching and research focus on the content, uses, and effects of mass media. More specifically, she is interested in research and theories of how youth cognitively, psychologically, and behaviorally interact with television, advertising, and media technology. Her on-going research on parental mediation tries to understand how parent-child interaction shapes children\'s viewing experience. Currently, she is studying parental mediation among the low-income Chinese immigrant population. Her research publications can be found in the Human Communication Research and the Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media.