Patrick Shaou-Whea Dodge Researcher Profile

Researcher ProfilesPatrick Shaou-Whea Dodge is an Associate Professor Clinical Track and past Associate Program Chair at the University of Colorado Denver’s International College in Beijing.
Patrick Dodge He was a member of the NCA’s Task Force to Foster International Collaborations in the Age of Globalization and worked with the Communication University of China to co-organize the 2016 and 2018 NCA-CUC co-sponsored biennial conferences on, “Communication, Media, and Governance in the Age of Globalization.” In 2019 he worked with Shenzhen University (SZU) to co-organize the NCA-SZU 2019 Shenzhen Forum on “Communication Innovation, New Media, and Digital Journalism.”

His research interests include culture and communication, intercultural communication, and transcultural understanding, driven by a desire for more U.S.-China cross-cultural alliances.  His current research on “China/Chinese Dream” discourse has led to extensive travel throughout China in search of “harmony” and “dreams.” His work has been published in journals such as the Chinese Journal of Communication, the Journal of International & Intercultural Communication, Intercultural Communication Studies, and Women & Language.

Patrick was the 2018 inaugural fellow for the NCA-CUC Visiting Fellows Program for Communication and Media Research. He is also the 2018-2020 Association for Chinese Communication Studies’ (ACCS) Vice-President Elect, and will serve as the ACCS President in 2021-2023.

Patrick has taught Communication courses in Beijing since 2007. His mixed ethnic background (Chinese/Taiwanese-American and European-American) has fueled his passion to learn more about China, Chinese culture and communication, and Sino-U.S. communication in the age of globalization.

Selected Publications:

Dodge, P. S-W. (Forthcoming: 2020). Communication Convergence in Contemporary China: International Perspectives on Politics, Platforms, & Participation. Editor of monograph for publication in English and Chinese (Michigan State University Press & Communication University of China Press). The monograph consists of edited essays first presented at the 2016 CUC-NCA Summer Conference on “Communication, Media, and Governance in the Age of Globalization,” Beijing, China.

Hartnett, S. J., Dodge, P. S-W., & Keränen, L. (2019) “Postcolonial Remembering in Taiwan: 228 and Transitional Justice as “The End of Fear.”” Journal of International & Intercultural Communication. DOI: 10.1080/17513057.2019.1614206

Dodge, P. S-W. & Keränen, L. (2018) “Sixty Years of “Peaceful Liberation” at the Tibet Museum in Lhasa: Triumphant Modernization at the Rooftop of the World.” Chinese Journal of Communication. Volume 11, Issue 3. DOI: 10.1080/17544750.2018.1470543

Dodge, P. S.-W. (2017). Contesting the façade of harmony through art and the Internet in China. In S. Hartnett, L. Keränen, & D. Conley (Eds.), Imagining China: Rhetorics of nationalism in the age of globalization. Ann Arbor: Michigan State University Press.

Bean, H. & Dodge, P. S-W (2017). “Reconfiguring Public Relations with China.” Public Relations Inquiry, 6: 1, 99-114.

Ng, P. L. & Dodge, P. S-W (2015) . “Situating English as a Lingua Franca in Context: Narratives From Japanese and Chinese Classrooms.” Intercultural Communication Studies. 24: 3, 50-64.

Keränen, L., Dodge, P. S.-W., & Conley, D. (2015). Modernizing traditions on the roof of the world: Displaying ‘liberation’ and ‘occupation’ in three Tibet museums. Journal of Curatorial Studies, 4(1), 78-106.

Dodge, P. S.-W. (2014). Finding “the line” in Beijing: Classrooms as liminal space. In P. Ng & E. Boucher (Eds.), Local contextual influences on teaching: Narrative insights from ESL/EFL professionals. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars.

Dodge, P. S.-W., & Suter, E. A. (2008). It’s okay to have a girl: Patronymy and China’s one child policy. Women and Language, 31, 1, 13-22.

Author: Center for Intercultural Dialogue

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