Dr Ji Li
Dr Ji Li
Lecturer in International Communications
Dr Ji is a lecturer and unit convenor in international communication for the Department of Media, Music, Communication and Cultural Studies. Her research interests include soft power and public diplomacy, and international security focusing mainly on social media and counter terrorism. Prior to joining Macquarie she was a journalist in China.
Dr Ji provides the following insight into the Master of International Communication: "The course evaluates and analyses theories and debates about public diplomacy, international public relations, soft power and frames and images of nation states. It also discusses the most current international affairs and hones your diplomatic skills through a weekly press conference simulation. A real-world experience is created in the classroom with public diplomats invited to give guest lectures. It is also a highly internationalised class where students are encouraged to learn from each other, particularly to understand each other based on their various cultural backgrounds."