Our Team Hero

Our Team

Our Team

Yunkang Yang

Yunkang Yang
Title:
Postdoctoral Research Scientist
Email:
[email protected]

Yunkang Yang is a Postdoctoral Research Scientist at the Institute for Data, Democracy & Politics, George Washington University. He received his PhD in Communication from University of Washington in 2020 with an award-winning dissertation on right-wing media in the United States including Fox News, Breitbart and others. Yang is currently working on his book on U.S. right-wing media and a number of other projects that track the flow of disinformation between state sponsored foreign propaganda sites and domestic media sites in the U.S. Yang’s research has appeared in top Communication journals such as Journal of Communication and Information, Communication & Society. Yang received his MA from Tsinghua University in China and was the first runner-up in China's National English Debate Competition.