Yeqing Kong

Assistant Professor

Member Of:
  • School of Literature, Media, and Communication
Office Location: Skiles Classroom Building
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Yeqing Kong is an Assistant Professor of Technical Communication in the School of Literature, Media, and Communication. Her research focuses on the communication of scientific, technological, health, and environmental risks in the global context, especially the communication strategies that vulnerable communities use for self-advocacy. She has published in IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication, Journal of Business and Technical Communication, Journal of Rhetoric, Professional Communication, and Globalization, and Proceedings of the ACM International Conference on the Design of Communication.

  • Ph.D. in Communication, Rhetoric, and Digital Media
  • M.A. in Language and Linguistics
  • B.A. in English
Areas of
  • Corpus-assisted Discourse Analysis
  • Cross-cultural Communication
  • Risk/crisis Communication
  • Science/health Communication
  • Technical/professional Communication


Research Fields:
  • Communication
  • Digital Media
  • Science and Technology Studies
  • Asia (East)
  • United States
  • Inequality and Social Justice
  • Digital Communication
  • International Communication
  • Science and Technology
  • Wicked Problems


  • LMC-3310: The Rhetoric of Scientific Inquiry
  • LMC-3403: Technical Communication, Theory and Practice

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