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Yuwei Li

Yuwei Li

Graduate Assistant in Communication Arts and Sciences

316 Sparks Building
University Park , PA 16802

Office Hours:

  • Monday 1:00-3:00p, via Zoom or by appt


  1. B.A., Sun Yat-sen University, 2017
  2. M.A., Pennsylvania State University, 2019
  3. Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University, Anticipated 2023

Yuwei Li is a communication scientist interested in the psychological processes that underlie interpersonal communication. His research examines the role of abstraction in shaping perceptions and utterances, with a goal to inform message design in interpersonal influence and persuasive contexts. He also has an interest in examining communication behaviors in applied contexts, such as provider-patient interactions. Yuwei received his M.A. in Communication Arts and Sciences at Penn State in Summer 2019, and is currently an instructor of CAS100A: Effective Speech (Public Speaking Emphasis).

Advisor: Dr. Tim Worley