Honors, Awards & Scholarships

  • ICA Environmental Communication Division, Top Faculty Paper – 2016
  • 21st Annual International Conference of the International Association for Intercultural Communication Studies, Hong Kong, Outstanding Paper Award (Second Prize) – 2015
  • Top 2 most accessed article in the International Journal of Public Opinion Research – 2014
  • AEJMC ComSHER Division, Article of the Year Award (Second Place) – 2013
  • AEJMC ComSHER Division, Top Faculty Paper (Second Place) – 2013
  • NTU Ten-Year Long Service Award – 2013
  • AEJMC ComSHER Division, Top Faculty Paper (First Place) – 2010
  • ICA Mass Communication Division, Top Faculty Paper (Second Place) – 2010
  • School of Journalism and Mass Communication Graduate Scholarship, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA – Fall 2008/09
  • Robert F. & Jean E. Holtz Center Graduate Student Research Travel Award, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA – 2007, 2008
  • AEJMC Communication Theory & Methodology Division, Top Four Student Paper – 2005
  • Nanyang Technological University Senior Tutor Fellowship (Overseas Postgraduate Studies) – 2004-2008
  • First Class Honors, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore – 2002
  • ACNielsen Gold Medal, Top Student Award in Communication Research, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore – 2002
  • Simon and Schuster Book Prize, Top Student Award in Communication Research, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore – 2001
  • Hainan Hwee Kuan Undergraduate Scholarship, Singapore – 1998-2001
  • Tan Chin Tuan Student Exchange Scholarship (at Tsinghua University, Beijing, China), Singapore – 2001
  • Chinese Language Journalism Fund Overseas Scholarship, Singapore – 2001
  • Dean’s List, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore – 1999/2000, 2000/01, 2001/02