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Dr. YANG, Lu Frances

Post-doctoral Fellow

Dr. YANG, Lu Frances

Dr. Yang is a researcher in health anthropology, yoga, popular culture and cultural studies. She received her Master of Journalism and Communication from Renmin University of China, and completed her Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in two programs, Gender Studies and Communication from The Chinese University of Hong Kong. She was interested in sports journalism during her Master study, and thus became a journalist and column-writer in 2008 Beijing Summer Olympic Games. In the following years, she became a Senior Editor in lifestyle magazine Women’s Health. With six-year working experience in sports, health and culture media, she started her research in body, gender and health during Ph.D. study. Over the past few years, she has participated in research projects involving cultural studies, popular culture, and yoga and ethnographic study. Her current research interests are mainly on ageing across different cultural contexts, yoga and spiritualities, medical anthropology and qualitative methodology applied in health communication.



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