Crisis Communications Conference

Bryan Ming Wang

Assistant professor of public relations - University of Nebraska-Lincoln
College of Journalism and Mass Communications

Bryan Ming Wang is an assistant professor of public relations in the College of Journalism and Mass Communications at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, where he teaches courses in PR, social media and campaign strategy development. His teaching specialties include strategic communication, new media and quantitative research methodology. Wang is involved in professional advising and PR development and is a co-advisor of University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Public Relations Student Society of America. Prior to graduate studies in the United States, Wang worked in journalism and strategic communication in China. In 2013, he was selected as a Plank Center Public Relations Fellow for professional development at Tesoro Corporation in San Antonio, Texas. In addition to teaching and advising, Wang is conducting theoretical research that is consequential for not only strategic communication practices but also for democratic citizenship. His research program explores strategic communication effects on citizen engagement in the political, social and commercial realms, focusing on two channels of influence: advertising and new media.