You Li, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Journalism
Journalism in the Digital Age
Office: 110 East Vandenberg
Phone: (248) 370-4090
You Li received her Ph.D. in journalism from the University of Missouri, Columbia. Her research aims to understand the transition of journalism in the digital age. Her current projects concern newspaper’s business model, newsroom’s integration of citizen journalism, and audience insights and development. She also is interested in the development of journalism as a professional institution in history. Her research has been presented at national conferences and to industrial leaders.
Originally from China, You earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from Shanghai International Studies University with dual majors in English and international journalism and a minor in economics from Fudan University in Shanghai. Before committing to academia, You worked as a reporter for a business channel at Shanghai Media Group and interned at Fortune magazine in New York City.