Giselle (Zhixin) Pu

Teaching Assistant
 Johnston Hall 329

Zhixin Pu’s resume


MA, Communication, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2018-                                                           
MA, Communication Studies (Incomplete), Kent State University. 2017-2018                               
MA, Completion of MA coursework in Journalism and Communication Studies, Sichuan University (Recommended test-waiver admission). 2015-2017 
Journalism, Sichuan University, China (Thesis Track). 2011-2015

Focus of Graduate Studies

Emotion and cognition in interpersonal communication and computer-mediated communication.

Research Interests

I’m interested in online emotion expression, contagion, coping strategies of emotions and mediator impact of emotion on technology adaptation. I use computational method and quantitative method to conduct studies.

Teaching Experience

Communication 105 – Business and Professional Communication


Wang, Y., & Pu, Z. (2017). The descriptions of news protagonists in political news coverage, based on content analysis of <Today’s Protagonist>. Modern Communication, 5, 144-147. (in Chinese)

Grant Activity

Where should media go: Transformations in discourse and dissemination patterns of television, with the application of social interaction networks, such as Quora.
(PI: Z, Pu, with Xuehui Sun. Project Mentor: Fei Luo).
Sichuan University, 2013-2014 ($1,000)


Chair of Commonweal Communication Studies Association, 2015.11-2017.05

Department of Literature and Journalism: Sichuan University, China.