Sherry Yu

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Assistant Professor


Sherry S. Yu is an Assistant Professor of Journalism in the Department of Arts, Culture and Media (UTSC) with a graduate appointment at the Faculty of Information (iSchool). She was previously an Assistant Professor in the Department of Journalism and a faculty member in the Klein College of Media and Communication’s doctoral program at Temple University. She received her Ph.D. in Communication from the School of Communication at Simon Fraser University.  Her research explores media, culture, and technology in communication, with a special interest in diasporic media in relation to cultural literacy, intercultural dialogue, and civic engagement in a multicultural society. She is the author of Diasporic Media beyond the Diaspora: Korean Media in Vancouver and Los Angeles (forthcoming, UBC Press). Her research also has been published in scholarly journals such as Journalism: Theory, Practice & Criticism, the Canadian Journal of Communication, and Canadian Ethnic Studies.