Wan-Lin   Chang

Assistant Professor  

Office: ELABS 156
Email: wanlin.chang@utrgv.edu

Wan-Lin Chang

  • Areas of Expertise

    • Health Communication
    • Instructional Communication
    • Intercultural Communication,
  • Education

    • PhD, Communication, George Mason University, 2015
    • MS, International Health Policy and Management, Brandeis University, 2008
    • BA, Communication, Tzu-Chi University, 2005
  • Currently Teaching

    COMM 3346 01 - Health Communication:
    Syllabus
    Course Evaluations
    Textbooks
    COMM 1311 01 - Intro to Communication:
    Syllabus
    Course Evaluations
    Textbooks




Selected Publications


  • Carl Botan, Katherine Rowan, and Wan-Lin Chang. "Turkish public diplomacy in response to the Humanitarian crisis of 2012-2013.," Halkla Kazanci . De Ki Basim Yayim, 2013: 265-285.

  • Mei Chang and Wan-Lin Chang. Nurse workforce & nurse practitioner system: Vision and challenges.. Taipei: National Health Research Institutes, 2010.



Selected Presentations


  • Wan-Lin Chang. "Teaching the concept of global engagement in an Introductory Communication Course at an International Branch Campus," 103rd NCA Annual Convention, National Communication Association, Dallas, TX (November 2017)

  • Melissa Broeckelman-Post and Wan-Lin Chang. "Teaching Public Speaking for International Students in the United States vs. at an International Branch Campus: A Comparison of Outcomes ," 103rd NCA Annual Convention, National Communication Association, Dallas, TX (November 2017)

  • Wan-Lin Chang. "Teaching the concept of global engagement at International Branch Campus in Asia," 1st Southwestern Texas Asian Symposium, The Southwest Texas Asian Symposium, UTRGV Edinburg (November 2017)

  • Wan-Lin Chang. "Finding balance between international branch campus and home universities when teaching oversea," 102nd NCA Annual Convention, National Communication Association, Philadelphia, PA (November 2016)

  • Wan-Lin Chang. "The role of healthcare providers in family cancer communication among breast cancer patients in Taiwan," 2016 CUC-NCA International Conference, University of Colorado Denver, International College Beijing, Beijing, China (June 2016)

  • Wan-Lin Chang. "Cancer communication and its influence on cancer prevention: The role of healthcare providers," 2016 Korea Academy on Communication in Healthcare Conference, Korea Academy on Communication in Healthcare, Daehangno, Korea (March 2016)

  • Wan-Lin Chang. "Embracing Opportunities: Strategies for Creating and Embracing More Opportunities for Asian Pacific Scholar," 101th NCA Annual Convention, National Communication Association, Las Vegas, NV (November 2015)

  • Wan-Lin Chang and Ashley Thomas. "Cultural Factors in Taiwan that Influence Mother-Daughter Breast Cancer Communication and Mother Self-Disclosure," 101th NCA Annual Convention, National Communication Association, Las Vegas, NV (November 2015)

  • Wan-Lin Chang. "The influence of mother-daughter breast cancer communication on daughters’ prevention behaviors in Taiwan," 101th NCA Annual Convention, National Communication Association, Las Vegas, NV (November 2015)

  • Wan-Lin Chang. "Family communication matters: The impact of mother-daughter breast cancer communication on daughters’ prevention behaviors.," 106th Annual Eastern Communication Association Convention, Eastern Communication Association, Philadelphia, PA (April 2015)

Current Courses

COMM 3346 01 - Health Communication:
Syllabus
Course Evaluations
Textbooks
COMM 1311 01 - Intro to Communication:
Syllabus
Course Evaluations
Textbooks

Previous Courses