Dr. Qu teaches agricultural communication courses and conducts research on media literacy, public opinions, and the effectiveness of media production within the field of agricultural communication. She holds a BA in English Language and Literature from South-Central University for Nationalities in Wuhan, China, an MS in Mass Communication from Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication at Iowa State University, and a PhD in Agricultural Communication from the Department of Agricultural Education and Communication at University of Florida.
Peer Reviewed Publications:
Qu, S., Lamm, A. J., & Rumble, J. N. (2017). Communicating with bilingual audiences about immigration issues. Journal of Applied Communications, 101(2). doi: 10.4148/1051-0834.1004
Gorham, L. M., Qu, S., Telg, R. W., & Lamm, A. J. (2016). Testing the usability of communication materials through heat maps in online survey platforms. Journal of Applied Communications, 100 (3). doi:10.4148/1051-0834.1226
Gorham, L., Qu, S., Telg, R., & Lamm, A. (2015). Using heat maps to determine the usability of communication materials. University of Florida Cooperative Extension Service Publication Series (WC198). Gainesville, FL.