Graduate Student, PhD Program
catharsis and trauma in media, how narratives, facilitated by immersive and interactive technology, create opportunities for self-reflection
Education and Training:
MA Communication, Culture, and Technology , Georgetown University, DC
BA Psychology, Japanese Language & Literature, George Washington University, DC
Yasheng She is interested in catharsis and trauma in media. Specifically how narratives, facilitated by immersive and interactive technology, create opportunities for self-reflection. Yasheng has a BA in Psychology and Japanese Language and Literature from George Washington University, and an MA with Distinction in Communication, Culture, and Technology from Georgetown University. Yasheng has worked for TV Asahi America, a Japanese TV station, and The Rothkopf Group, a media advisory firm and host of CultureSummit 2018 Abu Dhabi. Yasheng has been a contributor at Wisecrack, a YouTube channel that focuses on popular culture and philosophy. Yasheng is fluent in Chinese, English, and Japanese.