Jing Wang

Jing Wang
Assistant Arts Professor of Interactive Media Business

Jing Wang is an Assistant Arts Professor of Interactive Media Business (IMB). She received her Ph.D. from the School of Information and Communication at Rutgers University. Wang studies how technologies influence the financial domain in the global context. Her recent work focuses on the social and political implications of fin-techs. Wang’s work can be found in the journal of Telecommunications Policy, International Journal of Communication, The Political Economy of Communication, and Communication and the Public. She has also been invited to comment on The China Business News, and China Global TV Network. Before joining NYU Shanghai, Wang taught at Tulane University in Louisiana.


Select Publications

  • Wang, J. (2018). From aperture satellite to Internet finance: Institutionalization of ICTs in China’s financial industries since 1991. Telecommunications Policy, (42)7:566-574
  • Wang, J. (2018). Inclusion or expulsion: digital financial technologies and socio-technical formations in China's Internet finance. Communication and the Public. 3(1): 34-45
  • Wang, J. (2017). “Stir-frying” Internet finance: Financialization and the institutional role of business and financial news in China. International Journal of Communication, (2017)11: 581-602
  • “金融科技的三个要点”《第一财经》(“The Three Pillars of Fin-techs”. China Business News, February 28, 2018).
  • “美国的Fintech公司开辟新兴另类金融”《第一财经日报》,(“Fin-tech Companies and Alternative Finance”. China Business News, August 19, 2006). 



  • PhD, Information and Communication Studies
    Rutgers University
  • MA, Media, Culture, and Communication
    New York University

Research Interests

  • Media Studies
  • Science, Technology, and Society (STS)
  • Sociology of Finance
  • Institutions