Ge Zhu, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor Communication, Public Relations

Dr. Zhu teaches Introduction to Communication Studies, Media Writing & Reporting, and Public Relations. Her research investigates media representation of and cultivation of health beliefs and behaviors across cultural contexts. Her current projects are focused on implementing social media vaccine promotion campaigns and analyzing rural responses to vaccination. Dr. Zhu enjoys reading/watching detective stories in her spare time.


  • Beijing Language and Culture University
  • Kansas State University
  • University of Iowa