muyangli


Muyang Li

Photo of Muyang Li

Department of Sociology

Assistant Professor

Office: Vari Hall, 2073
Ext: 33913 Email: muyangli@yorku.ca

Media Requests Welcome
Accepting New Graduate Students


Muyang Li is interested in digital sociology, cultural sociology, authoritarianism, and gender issues. Her research is organized around a key question: how does media interact with democracy and social life? Her recent study adopts a mixed-methods approach to explore the negotiation between the authoritarian state and the public in defining democracy through social media.

More...

Degrees

Ph.D. Sociology, University at Albany
M.Sc. New Media, Chinese University of Hong Kong
B.A. Communication, Communication University of China

Research Interests

Media , Culture and Cultural Studies, Political Sociology, Digital Sociology, Computational Text Analysis, Mixed Methods
Journal Articles

Publication
Year

Li, M. & Luo, Z. (2020). The ‘Bad Women Drivers’ Myth: The Overrepresentation of Female Drivers and Gender Bias in China’s Media. Information, Communication and Society, 23(5), 776-793.

2020

Chung, A. Y., Chen, K., Jung, G., & Li, M. (2018). Thinking Outside the Box: The National Context for Educational Preparation and Adaptation among Chinese and Korean International Students. Research in Comparative and International Education, 13(3), 418-438.

2018

Jacobs, R. N., & Li, M. (2017). Culture and comparative media research: Narratives about Internet privacy policy in Chinese, U.S., and U.K. newspapers. The Communication Review, 20(1), 1-25.

2017


Current Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Winter 2021 AP/SOCI4930 6.0 M Sociology of Science and Technology SEMR



Muyang Li is interested in digital sociology, cultural sociology, authoritarianism, and gender issues. Her research is organized around a key question: how does media interact with democracy and social life? Her recent study adopts a mixed-methods approach to explore the negotiation between the authoritarian state and the public in defining democracy through social media.

Degrees

Ph.D. Sociology, University at Albany
M.Sc. New Media, Chinese University of Hong Kong
B.A. Communication, Communication University of China

Research Interests

Media , Culture and Cultural Studies, Political Sociology, Digital Sociology, Computational Text Analysis, Mixed Methods

All Publications


Journal Articles

Publication
Year

Li, M. & Luo, Z. (2020). The ‘Bad Women Drivers’ Myth: The Overrepresentation of Female Drivers and Gender Bias in China’s Media. Information, Communication and Society, 23(5), 776-793.

2020

Chung, A. Y., Chen, K., Jung, G., & Li, M. (2018). Thinking Outside the Box: The National Context for Educational Preparation and Adaptation among Chinese and Korean International Students. Research in Comparative and International Education, 13(3), 418-438.

2018

Jacobs, R. N., & Li, M. (2017). Culture and comparative media research: Narratives about Internet privacy policy in Chinese, U.S., and U.K. newspapers. The Communication Review, 20(1), 1-25.

2017


Current Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Winter 2021 AP/SOCI4930 6.0 M Sociology of Science and Technology SEMR