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WAI YEN TANG, Ph.D.

Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter

Institut für Kommunikationswissenschaft
Raum: E 222
Bispinghof 9-14
D-48143 Münster

Tel.: +49 251 83-21273
Fax: +49 251 83-28394

Twitter: @WY_Tang

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  • Forschungsschwerpunkte

    • Medienpsychologie
    • Interaktive Medien und Online-Kommunikation
    • Digitale Spiele
    • Online-Sexismus
  • Kurzvita / Short CV

    Long standing interest in the psychology of video games and media with a focus on sexual harassment in computer-mediated contexts, such as online video games and social media. Received Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in psychology (2008) from Concordia University (Montreal, Canada), Master of Arts (2012) and Doctor of Philosophy (2016) in Communication from Ohio State University (Columbus, USA). Joined the Institute for Communication Science in 2016 as a post-doc (Research focus online communication, Prof Dr. Thorsten Quandt), broadening into virtual reality research.

  • Publikationen

    • Fox J, Tang WY. (). Sexism in Video Games and the Gaming Community. In Kowert R, Quandt T (Eds.), New Perspectives on the Social Aspects of Digital Gaming: Multiplayer 2 2. Aufl. ,, p. 115-135. Routledge.
    • Lee-Won RJ, Tang WY, Kibbe MR. (). When Virtual Muscularity Enhances Physical Endurance: Masculinity Threat and Compensatory Avatar Customization Among Young Male Adults. Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking, 20(1), 10-16. doi: 10.1089/cyber.2016.0418.
    • Fox J, Tang WY. (). Women's experiences with general and sexual harassment in online video games: Rumination, organizational responsiveness, withdrawal, and coping strategies. New Media & Society, 19(8), 1290-1307. doi: 10.1177/1461444816635778.
    • Tang WY, Fox J. (). Men's harassment behavior in online video games: Personality traits and game factors. Aggressive Behavior, 42(6), 513-521. doi: 10.1002/ab.21646.
    • Tang WY. (). An Examination of Specific Situation and Person Factors in Online Video Game Sexual Harassment. (Dissertation). The Ohio State University. Columbus, Oh.
    • Fox J, Tang WY. (). Sexism in online video games: The role of conformity to masculine norms and social dominance orientation. Computers in Human Behavior, 33, 314-320. doi: 10.1016/j.chb.2013.07.014.
  • Mitgliedschaften und Aktivitäten in Gremien

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    National Communication Association (NCA) - Game Studies Division
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    International Communication Association (ICA) - Games Studies Division