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Yanmengqian (Alison) Zhou

Graduate Assistant in Communication Arts and Sciences

316 Sparks Building
University Park , PA 16802


  1. B.A, Shanghai International Studies University, 2014
  2. M.Phil., The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2017
  3. Ph.D., Penn State University, anticipated 2021

Yanmengqian Zhou studies interpersonal and health communication. Her research program focuses on supportive interactions across channels (e.g., face-to-face and technology-mediated channels) and relational contexts (e.g., friends, provider-patient, online communities). She has also been engaged in multiple projects aiming at promoting antibiotic stewardship. She has taught public speaking and quantitative methods for communication research at Penn State. 

Advisor: Dr. Erina MacGeorge