Jessica Yang

Email: yang469@usc.edu

Jing Xian (Jessica) Yang is a first year PhD student in the Cinema and Media Studies department at the University of Southern California, where she also received her MA in the same department. She completed her undergraduate degree at the University of British Columbia, double majoring in Psychology and Film Studies. She writes regularly for the Canada Media Fund Trade publication and is actively involved as an analyst in the Canadian media environment.

Research Interests: new media (Youtube in particular), audience research, representation and identity, fandom, and genre studies.