Profiles

Chen Crystal Chen
ICR Student
Email: chenc4@illinois.edu COHORT: 2018 RESEARCH INTERESTS    My research focuses on understanding the influence of unique characteristics of immersive environment on individuals’ information processing, cognitive performances and decision making. It turns into three inter-related questions: 1)… Read More
Vincent Jurgens
Media & Cinema Studies Alumni
Vincent Jurgens (BS  '86, Media and Cinema Studies)  Photographer, Videographer, WebmasterWhat is one of your favorite memories as a student in media and cinema studies? (It could be a memorable class, professor, event, etc.) Being the first student in the new Media Studies program, rescuing me… Read More
Alexandra Pate
Media & Cinema Studies Alumni
Alexandra Pate (BS '16, Media & Cinema Studies) Communications Designer & Social Media Coordinator, Common Ground Research NetworksWhat is one of your favorite memories as a student in media studies, cinema studies, or media & cinema studies? (It could be a memorable class, professor,… Read More
Page Wolf
Media & Cinema Studies Alumni
Page Wolf (BS '93, Media Studies) Faculty Development Chair, College of Lake CountyWhat is one of your favorite memories as a student in media studies, cinema studies, or media & cinema studies? (It could be a memorable class, professor, event, organization, etc.) As Media Studies majors, we… Read More
Hannah Brennan Lamore
Media & Cinema Studies Alumni
Hannah Brennan Lamore (BS' 12 Media & Cinema Studies; JD '16, Law) Attorney, Mahoney, Silverman & Cross, LLC What is one of your favorite memories as a student in media studies, cinema studies, or media & cinema studies? (It could be a memorable class, professor, event, organization,… Read More
Jiachen Yao
ICR Student
Email: jyao13@illinois.edu Jiachen (Lulu) Yao is a 2nd year Ph.D. student in the ICR program. Jiachen got her bachelor degree in Communication Studies at South China University of Technology. She got her master degree in advertising at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Jiachen is mainly… Read More
Kerry Wilson
ICR Student
Email: kbwilso2@illinois.edu Kerry Wilson received her master's degree in communication with an emphasis in women's studies in 2011 and a bachelor's degree in communication and a bachelor's degree in African American studies in 2009 from Saint Louis University. Her research focuses on African… Read More
Zongyuan Wang
ICR Student
Email: zwang101@illinois.edu I am currently a first year PhD student at ICR. I graduated from Nankai University with dual degree of economics and English literature/translation and recently graduated from the University of Illinois with M.S. in advertising. I have expansive interests in psychology… Read More
Ran Ju
ICR Student
Email: ranju3@illinois.edu Ran Ju holds a B.A. from Fudan University (China) in journalism and a Master in International Affairs at Columbia University. Ran Ju's encounters with political and economic studies in both US and China have led her to value collaborative frameworks for research and… Read More
Vernita Fort
ICR Student
Email: vfort@illinois.edu Vernita Pearl Fort entered ICRs Ph.D. program after completing a diplomatic career with the United States Agency for International Development, United States Department of State. She worked in 40 countries across Africa, the Middle East, Asia, Latin America and the… Read More