Peter Zhang

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Title: Assistant Professor

Field of Study: Communication Studies

Office: 273 LSH

Phone: 616-331-8168



Dr. Zhang is interested in the intersection of rhetoric, media ecology, cultural studies, and the Chinese culture. He has written on Gilles Deleuze, Marshall McLuhan, “minor rhetoric,” communication and ethics, the English language, and the Chinese culture. Currently, he serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Contemporary Rhetoric. He also serves as a manuscript reviewer for Explorations in Media Ecology, and as a Board member of the Grand Rapids Chinese Language School (GRCLS).



Theories of Communication, Issues in Communication, Critical Interpretation, and Concepts of Communication.


B.A., Xi’an Jiaotong University; M.A., Nankai University; Ph.D., Indiana University, Bloomington