Hui-Jung Chang

Professor, Graduate Institute of Mass Communication, Fu-Jen Catholic
University, Taiwan

Visitor e-Humanities group
August 2012 to January 2013

Ph. D. Michigan State University, USA, Communication, 1996 winter
Professor, Graduate Institute of Mass Communication, Fu-Jen Catholic University, Taiwan


Research Interests

Network Analysis
Interpersonal Communication within Virtual Communities
Computer-mediated Communication
Cross-cultural Communication
Media Usages within Organizational Settings
Organizational Boundary Spanners


Referred Journal Articles

Chang, H. J. (2015). Social capital or social interruption: the impact of smartphone use. International Journal of Mobile Communications, 13(3), 219-316. (SSCI)

Chang, H. J. (2015). Online conversations: A semantic network analysis of cultural differences in conversations on McDonald’s corporate Facebook sites between Taiwan and the USA. Journal of Computer and Communications, 3, 94-106.

Chang, H. J. (2015). Facebook uses, boundary spanning activities, and social capital. Studies in Media and Communication. Studies and Media Communication, 13(1), 34-46.

Chang, H. J. & Ian, W. Z. (2014). Instant Messaging usage and interruptions in the workplace. International Journal of Knowledge Content Development & Technology, 4(2), 25-47, [On Line]. Available:

Chang, H. J. & Ian, W. Z. (2012). Instant Messaging and interruption in organizational settings: A social presence’s perspective. First Monday, 17(3), [On Line]. Available:

Chang, H. J. (2011). Multinationals on the web: Cultural similarities and differences in English-language and Chinese-language website designs. To be published in Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 62(6), 1105-1117. (SSCI)

Chang, H. J. (2010). Online friendship networks: A cross-cultural comparison of network patterns between MySpace and Wretch. Cultural Science, 3(2), [On Line]. Available:

Chang, H. J. (2009). Online supportive interactions: Using a network approach to examine communication patterns within a psychosis social support group in Taiwan. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 60(7), 1504-1517. (SSCI)

Chang, H. J. (2009). Online social support: Which posts were answered? Journal of Contemporary Eastern Asia, 8 (1),31-46. [On Line]. Available:

Chang, H. J. & Tseng, I. (2009). A cross-cultural analysis of Taiwan and U.S social network sites: Comparisons between Wretch and My Space. Journal of e-Business, 11(3), 611-638. (TSSCI) [in Chinese]

Chang, H. J., Ho, M. H., & Huang, C. R. (2008). Typology of online social support: A study of PTT Psychiatry and Beauty discussion group. Mass Communication Research, 94(1), 59-104. (TSSCI) [in Chinese]

Chang, H. J. (2005). Faculty members’ external networks: the interaction between academic and political networks.  Electronic Journal of Communication, 15 (3-4).

Ku, L. & Chang, H. J. (2002). Interpersonal interaction within virtual communities:  A case of Jadeair. Journalism Quarterly, 72, 55-83.  [in Chinese] (TSSCI)

Chang, H. J. & Johnson, J. D. (2001). Communication networks as predictors of organizational members’ media choices. Western Journal of Communication, 65(4), 349-369. (SSCI)

Johnson, J. D. & Chang, H. J. (2000). Internal and external communication, boundary spanning, innovation adoption: An overtime comparison of three explanations of internal and external innovation communication in a new organizational form. Journal of Business Communication, 37(3), 238-263.

Chang, H. J. (2000). A research framework for organizational communication and public relations: an organizational boundary spanners’ perspective on PR personnels’ influence, role stress and communication patterns. Journal of Advertising, 15, 49-65. [in Chinese].

Johnson, J. D., Chang, H. J., Pobocik, S., Ethington, C., Ruesch, D., & Wooldridge, J. (2000). Functional work groups and evaluation of communication channels: Comparisons of six competing theoretical perspectives. Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, 6(1), [On Line]. Available:


Chang, H. J. (2004). Organizational Boundary Spanners: Concepts and applications. Wu Nan, Taipei. [in Chinese]

Chang, H. J. (2011). Media Usages within organizational settings. Wu Nan, Taipei. [in Chinese]

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