Zixue Tai

Year of birth, place
People's Republic of China
lives and works in
Lexington, Kentucky, USA
Zixue Tai is currently an associate professor in the School of Journalism and Telecommunications at the University of Kentucky, Lexington. His primary area of research pertains to the various aspects of the sociopolitical ramifications of Internet-based new media in China. He is the author of The Internet in China. Cyberspace and Civil Society (Routledge, 2006/2012), a pioneer scholarly work examining the social impact of the Internet in China. He has also published extensively in premier journal outlets in the fields of communication, new media, and journalism studies. Additionally, he has contributed numerous chapters to edited volumes focusing on the interplay of new media and Chinese society. He is currently completing two book-length projects, one focusing on online video games in China and the other concerning social media use and impact in China.

[Last update: August 2015]