EDITORSHIP and EDITORIAL BOARD
Editor, Sun, W. Communication Reports. (2023-2026)
Guest Editors: Sun, W., and Lamb, Y. R. (2020-2021). “Media and Communication During the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Pandemic.” A special issue of the Howard Journal of Communications. 32(5). https://www.tandfonline.com/toc/uhjc20/32/5
Guest Editorial Board Sun, W. et al. (2020-2021). Journal of Language and Social Psychology (JLSP) Special Issue “The Legacy of George Floyd: Language, Communication, and Social Psychology Perspectives toward Change and Social Justice.”
Editorial Board, 2021-2024, Howard Journal of Communications
RECENT PUBLICATIONS (*indicates a student author at the time of publication or writing)
Almalki, S., Jenkins, K.*, & Sun, W. (forthcoming). From the Classroom to the Workplace: How to Communicate Race and Difference as Members of BIPOC. In G. Hemmel and A. Hall (eds.). Perspective on Communication. Kendal Hunt.
Goodman, J.* & Sun, W. (in press). Critical analysis of the #WhatWereYouWearing hashtag and related Images on Twitter and Instagram. In D. Gilpin and S. Kitch (eds.). CounterActivism: Arts-Based, Trauma-Responsive Action for Combating Sexual Harassment and Violence Washington University Press.
Uddin, J.* & Sun, W. (2023).Digital health communication: An international perspective in the digital space. in U. S. Akpan (ed.). African Media Space and Globalization. (pp.323-339). Palgrave Macmillan.
Ponder, M. L., Gardner, T. E.*, & Sun, W. (2023). “Just one more thing on our plate that makes it undesirable to be around”: African Americans’ experiences during COVID-19. Howard Journal of Communications, 34(4):372-391. https://doi.org/10.1080/10646175.2023.2191806
Sun, W. & Almalki, S.* (2023). Disparities, inequalities, and stigmas in transnational health communication. in Atay, A., Eguchi, S., & Pindi, G. (Eds.). Transnationalizing Critical Intercultural Communication: Legacy, Relevance, and Future (pp.301-319). Peter Lang.
Ponder, M. L., Uddin, J.*, & Sun, W. (2022). Asian Americans’ Lived Experience with and Perception of Social Stigma during COVID-19. Howard Journal of Communications. 34 (2), 151-169. https://doi.org/10.1080/10646175.2022.2106168
Ponder, M. L., Lindsey, J., & Sun, W. (2022). Undocumented Hispanic Immigrants’ Perceived Stigma, Social Barriers, Coping and Adapting during COVID-19. Qualitative Research Reports in Communication, 24(1), 76-86. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/17459435.2022.2080757
Gardner, T.*, Sun, W., & Stroman, C. A. (2022). Perceptions of COVID-19 and BLM Protesting on Twitter. In S. A. Navarro, and S. L. Hernandez (eds.). The Color of COVID-19: The racial inequality of marginalized communities, 66-84. Routledge.https://doi.org/10.4324/9781003268710
Jenkins, B. M.*, Gardner, E. T.*, & Sun, W. (2022). African American college students stress management and wellness during COVID-19. In Strawser, M. (eds). Higher Education Implications for Teaching and Learning during COVID-19, pp. 65-80. Lexington Books Series Millennials and Generation Z: Generational Differences in Higher Education and the Workplace.
Powell, A.*, Jenkins, K.*, Gulledge, B.*, & Sun, W. (2021). Teaching social justice and engaging Gen Z students in digital classrooms during COVID-19. Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 21(4), 56-68. https://doi.org/10.14434/josotl.v21i4.32708
Wei Sun (2021) Introduction to the Special Issue: “Media and Communication during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Pandemic”, Howard Journal of Communications, 32:5, 415-420, https://doi.org/10.1080/10646175.2021.1966857
Copeland, T.*, & Sun, W. (2021). “Let’s pray for President Trump in church”: A rhetorical analysis of Franklin Graham’s Pro-Trump posts on Facebook. In J. Vining. (ed.) Religion and Rhetorical Scholarship in America: Obstacles and Opportunities (pp. 155-180). Lexington Books.
Sun, W. (2021). Chinese-speaking netizens’ sense-making of VOA's coverage on China’s Counter-terrorism Laws and freedom of speech. in T. W. Workneh and P. Haridakis (Eds.). Counter-terrorism Laws and Freedom of Expression: Global Perspectives. (pp. 109-132). Lexington Books.
Sun, W. (2021). HBCU undergraduate students perceived stress management and coping skills. Qualitative Research Reports in Communication.
Sun, W., & Critchfield, A. J. (2020). Asian Americans’ perceived work-related stress: Impacts on job satisfaction and retention. Qualitative Research Reports in Communication, 22 (1), 66-79. https://doi.org/10.1080/17459435.2020.1844789
Sun, W., & Critchfield, A. J. (2020). Social impact(s) of COVID-19. In J. Liebowitz (ed). The business of the Coronavirus: Now and Beyond (pp. 111-123). Taylor & Francis. https://doi.org/10.1201/9781003094937
Sun, W., & Simon-Roberts, S.* (2020). Junior faculty preparation, adaptation, and retention. Journal of Faculty Development, 34(2),81-88. https://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/magna/jfd/2020/00000034/00000002…
Sun, W. (2020). Rice Bunny and #WoYeShi: Online reactions of overseas Chinese #MeToo Movement in China and the West. The Howard Journal of Communications, 31(3), 245-263. https://doi.org/10.1080/10646175.2019.1666069
Sun, W., Oti, D., Critchfield, A. J., & Myers, T. K.* (2019). Internationalizing intercultural competence instruction in the community college Basic Course. In P.K. Turner, S. Bardhan, T. Q. Holden & E. M. Mutua (Eds.) Internationalizing the Communication Curriculum in an Age of Globalization: Why, What, and How (pp.64-75). Routledge.
Sun, W. (2019). China’s national media coverage of counter-terrorism and its netizens’ reactions, In E. K. Ngwainmbi (Ed.). Global media representation and international community perception. (pp. 163-187). Palgrave MacMillan.
Sun, W. (2019). Narrating menopause-related health complaints while speaking English as second language. In P. M. Kellett. & J. M. Hawkins. (Eds.). Women's narratives of health disruption and illness within and across their life stories.(pp.123-138)). Lexington Books.
Sun, W. (2018). A qualitative exploration of Millennial employees’ work related stress and retention. In S. Smith (Ed.). Recruitment, retention, and engagement of a Millennial workforce. (pp.103-124). Lexington Books.
Sun, W., Herbert, S., & Jenkins, J. (2018). College Millennials’ career preparedness to the workforce: They say they are ready. In S. Smith (Ed.). Recruitment, retention, and engagement of a Millennial workforce. (pp 15-35). Lexington Books.
Sun, W. (2018). A critical discourse of “Minority Women for Trump” campaigns on social media. In N. Bilge & M. I. Marino (Eds.). Reconceptualizing New Media and Intercultural Communication in a Networked Society (pp.303-327). Hersey, PA: IGI Global Publishing.
Sun, W. (2017). The enemy at the door: My friend’s silent battle to breast cancer. In K. M. Williams and F. S. Morant. (Eds.). Reifying women’s experiences with invisible illnes (pp123-137). Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.