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Yunkang Yang

Assistant Professor
Areas of Speciality
  • Communication, Politics, and Policy
  • Bolton Hall 202D
Personal Website


Yunkang Yang (Ph.D., University of Washington, 2020) is Assistant Professor of Communication at Texas A&M University. He is the author of Weapons of Mass Deception: How Right-wing Media Wage Political Warfare and Undermine American Democracy (forthcoming). Dr. Yang is known for his research regarding U.S. right-wing media, disinformation, and social media. In 2022, he provided his research and expert opinions to the U.S. House Select Committee on the January 6th Attack as statements of record. He has been quoted by various media outlets including the New Yorker, The Hill, NPR, and AFP.