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Dr. Sheng Zou is an interdisciplinary media scholar whose research interests span such areas as critical theory, political aesthetics, digital media and society, cultural industries, and global communication. Through comparative and transnational perspectives, his current work explores the politics of cultural production (e.g., musical and digital screen cultures), aesthetic approaches to popular propaganda, the ethics of emerging technologies in social governance, and non-Western algorithmic cultures/imaginaries.

Dr. Zou received his PhD in Communication from Stanford University, with a concentration in journalism, media, and culture. He is also an alumnus of the Stanford Humanities Center. Prior to joining HKBU, he held a postdoctoral research fellowship at the International Institute, University of Michigan.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions
  • SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals


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