Jun Pei

  • Ph.D. Student

Contact Info


Jun Pei is a second-year Ph.D. student in the William Allen School of Journalism and Mass Communications at the University of Kansas. Before he started the Ph.D. program at J-School, he received a master's degree in global journalism from the Department of Journalism Studies, The University of Sheffield, UK, in 2017. He had also worked as an account executive at Ogilvy & Mather (Beijing) and Bluefocus Communication Group (Beijing) in China. Jun Pei also gained teaching experience at Shanxi Normal University in China where he taught courses about journalism and communication studies.

Research Interests: Political participation and civic engagement Big Data and Public Opinion Media Trust and Media Use Gender and Media

Teaching Interests: Strategic Communication Journalism in the Digital Age Media and Politics Media Literacy.


Research interests:

  • Political participation and civic engagement
  • Big data and public opinion
  • Media trust and media use
  • Gender and media


Teaching interests:

  • Strategic communication journalism in the digital age media
  • Politics media literacy