Dr. Ying Zhu is a professor of cinema studies in the Department of Media Culture at the City University of New York, College of Staten Island. A leading expert in Chinese film and television, she has published eight books including "Two Billion Eyes: The Story of China Central Television", "Art, Politics, and Commerce in Chinese Cinema", and "Chinese Cinema During the Era of Reform: The Ingenuity of the System". Her research monograph, "Television in Post-Reform China: Serial Drama, Confucian Leadership and the Global Television Market", together with two edited books in which her work featured prominently - "TV China" and "TV Drama in China" - pioneered the subfield of Chinese TV drama studies in the West. Her work has been translated into Chinese, Dutch, French, Italian and Spanish. Zhu is a recipient of a US National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship, an American Council of Learned Societies Fellowship and a Fulbright (China) Senior Research Fellowship. Appeared on NPR etc.

Sub-specialties: Chinese film and media industry; Chinese Television; Sino-Hollywood relation; Chinese women



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