College of Staten Island
 The City University of New York
  Cindy Hing-Yuk Wong
Media Culture

Cindy Hing-Yuk Wong

Office : Building 1P Room 229
Phone : 718.982.2615
Fax : 718.982.2710

Degrees :
BA, New College of the University of South Florida
MA, University of Southern California
PhD, Annenberg School for Communications, University of Pennsylvania

Biography / Academic Interests :
Cindy Wong has worked on domestic and global issues within an interdisciplinary framework that draws on communications, media studies, anthropology, cultural studies, and documentary production.  Drawing on her background in Hong Kong – where she was born and raised – and her research experience in East Asia, Europe, Latin America and the United States, she incorporates multicultural and global perspective throughout her studies.  She also believes that students should be taught to become Global Citizens and has led students through the Pearl River Delta to study globalization, development and diaspora.  In addition to teaching general communications classes, Professor Wong teaches classes on Global Media, Multicultural Literacies, Media and the Margins, and the Peopling of New York.

Scholarship / Publications :
Professor Wong is the co-editor of the Encyclopedia of Contemporary American Culture(Routledge 2000; new edition for 2008). She is also co-author of Global Hong Kong (Routledge, 2005). She has published numerous articles and books chapter on grassroots media, media consumption, identity and urbanism, film festivals, Hong Kong cinema, and diasporic Chinese Satellite TV; she has even co-authored two articles on The World of Suzie Wong and its global readings.  She is currently researching and writing on world Film Festivals and exploring Global Chinatowns.