Vancouver, BC – April 11, 2013 – The Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada today announced the appointment of a new Senior Fellow, Yuezhi Zhao, Professor and Canada Research Chair in Political Economy of Global Communication at Simon Fraser University. She will join nine other Senior Fellows in lending their expertise to the Foundation.
Yuezhi Zhao is the founding Director of the Institute for Political Economy of Communication at the Communication University of China, where she is the visiting Changjiang Chair Professor in Communication Studies. At Simon Fraser, Dr. Zhao directs the Global Media Monitoring and Analysis Laboratory and is founding Director of the M.A. Double Degree Program in Global Communication. Dr. Zhao has written extensively in both English and Chinese on the political economic and socio-cultural dimensions of China’s rapidly transforming communication system and the role of communication in China’s global integration.
A biography of each of the Senior Fellows is available at: http://www.asiapacific.ca/about-us/senior-fellows.
About APF Canada
The Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada is an independent, not-for-profit think tank on Canada’s relations with Asia. The Foundation brings together people and knowledge to provide current and comprehensive research, analysis and information on Canada’s transpacific relations. The Foundation is funded principally through an endowment from the Government of Canada and by corporate and individual donors.
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Ms. Trang Nguyen
Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada