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Assistant Professor


  • PhD, University of Alabama-Tuscaloosa
  • MA, Bowling Green State University
  • BA, Shin Hsin University, Taipei, Taiwan
  • Diploma, St. John's University, Taipei, Taiwan

Teaching Specialties

  • Mass Communication & Society
  • Persuasion in Electronic Media
  • Digital Media Convergence
  • International Communication
  • Communication Research Methods

Research Interests

  • Media Content, Processes & Effects
  • Persuasion & Social Influence
  • Ethnicity & Race in Mass Media
  • Psychological Effects of Mediated Messages
  • Global Communication & Social Change


  • National Communication Association
  • International Communication Association
  • Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication
  • International Association for Intercultural Communication Studies


Dr. Pan worked as assistant editor of international news for the China Times Express in Taipei and in military recruiting and education with the ROC Army in Taoyuan, Taiwan. He has published extensive in refereed journals like the Public Relations Review, China Media Research, Journal of Development Communication and Intercultural Communication Studies.

Po-Lin Pan

Contact Information

P: (870) 972-2695
F: (870) 972-2997


Building: Education/Communication
Room: 367

Alternative Contact

Anita Murray
P: (870) 972-3070