Looi, Jiemin

Degrees Earned: 

  • Master of Arts by Research, Communication Studies, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore — 2019
  • Bachelor of Communication Studies (First Class Honors/ Summa cum laude), Nanyang Technological University, Singapore — 2016


Jiemin is a doctoral student in the Stan Richards School of Advertising and Public Relations at the University of Texas at Austin. Her research focuses on opinion leadership, public opinion, and social persuasion in the contexts of advertising and science communication.


Jiemin’s work was awarded the Best Published Article (Honorable Mention) in the 

Communicating Science, Health, Environment, & Risks (ComSHER) Division at the 2019 

Association for Education in Journalism & Mass Communication (AEJMC) annual conference. 

She also clinched the highly coveted Top Student Paper Award in the Communication and 

Technology (CAT) Division at the 2017 International Communication Association (ICA) 

academic conference. 



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