Patrick Shaou-Whea Dodge PhD

Patrick Dodge, PhD.
Associate Professor Clinical Track • International College Beijing
Department of Communication

Mailing Address:
Department of Communication
Campus Box 176
P.O. Box 173364
Denver, CO 80217-3364

Physical Location:
17 Qinghua Donglu, Mailbox 94
China Agricultural University, East Campus
International College Beijing, UCD Program
Haidian Qu, Beijing, 100083 P.R. China


Office Hours:
Appointments availiable through Zoom. Please email to schedule a meeting.

Expertise Areas:
Culture & Communication, Intercultural & Cross-Cultural Communication, U.S.-China Communication, Chinese Communication

PhD, Culture and Communication, University of Denver, 2011
MA, Culture and Communication, University of Denver
BA, Intercultural Communication, San Jose State University

Patrick Dodge is Associate Professor CTT in the Department of Communication at the University of Colorado Denver | International College Beijing. His research interests focus on culture, communication, media, and rhetoric in intercultural, cross-cultural, and US-China contexts. Patrick is editor of Communication Convergence in Contemporary China: International Perspectives on Politics, Platforms, and Participation (Michigan State University Press, 2020), has published in journals such as the Chinese Journal of Communication, Journal of International & Intercultural Communication, Intercultural Communication Studies, and Women & Language, and serves on the editorial board of Journal of International & Intercultural Communication and Communication and Critical/Cultural Studies. He is currently serving a two-year term (2020-2022) as the President of the Association for Chinese Communication Studies. He was awarded ICB's "Excellence in Teaching Award" in 2013 and 2020. In 2018 he was the inaugural fellow for the NCA-CUC Visiting Fellows Program for Communication and Media Research. He has worked with the National Communication Association and Communication University of China to co-organize several international conferences hosted in China (2016, 2018, 2021), and with the NCA and Shenzhen University in 2019. He has been teaching at our ICB program since 2007.

Dodge, P. S-W., Editor. (2020). Communication Convergence in Contemporary China: International Perspectives on Politics, Platforms, and Participation. East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University Press.

Hartnett, S. J., Dodge, P. S-W., & Keränen, L. (2019). “Postcolonial Remembering in Taiwan: 228 and Transitional Justice as “The End of Fear.”” Journal of International & Intercultural Communication. DOI: 10.1080/17513057.2019.1614206 

Dodge, P. S-W. & Keränen, L. (2018). “Sixty Years of “Peaceful Liberation” at the Tibet Museum in Lhasa: Triumphant Modernization at the Rooftop of the World.” Chinese Journal of Communication. Volume 11, Issue 3. DOI: 10.1080/17544750.2018.1470543

Dodge, P. S-W. (2017). "Imagining Dissent: Contesting the Façade of Harmony Through Art and the Internet in China." In S. Hartnett, L. Keränen, & D. Conley (Eds.), Imagining China: Rhetorics of Nationalism in the Age of Globalization (Ch. 13)Michigan State University Press.

Bean, H. & Dodge, P. S-W. (2017). "Reconfiguring Public Relations with China." Public Relations Inquiry, 6: 1, 99-114.

Keränen, L., Dodge, P. S-W, & Conley, D. (2015). "Modernizing Traditions on the Roof of the World: Displaying 'Liberation' and 'Occupation' in Three Tibet Museums." Journal of Curatorial Studies 4: 1, 78-106. 

Ng, P. L. & Dodge, P. S-W. (2015). "Situating English as a Lingua Franca in Context: Narratives From Japanese and Chinese Classrooms." Intercultural Communication Studies. 24: 3, 50-64.

Dodge, P. S-W. (2014). Finding "The Line" in Beijing: Classrooms as Liminal Space. Local Contextual Influences on Teaching. Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

COMM 3230: Chinese Communication & Culture in Context
COMM 3650: Media & Society
COMM 4031: Perspectives on Communication (Communication Theory)
COMM 4270: Intercultural Communication
COMM 4430: Communication, China, & the U.S.