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  • Priscilla Lynne Young, M.A.

  • Senior Lecturer
  • Master in Communication Studies
  • Fields:Intercultural Communication, Organizational Communication
  • Office Phone Number:86-755-2603-3172
  • Office Room:717
Research Fields:
Communication, Intercultural Communication, Organizational Communication

Master of Arts, Communication Studies, University of Rhode Island USA, May 2011
Bachelor of Arts, English, Rhode Island College, USA May 1989

Teaching Experience:
University of Rhode Island, Kingston, Rhode Island, USA, Department of Communication Studies (adjunct faculty)
Johnson and Wales University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA, Department of English (adjunct faculty)
Professional Experience:
  • Business English Corporate Trainer, Hanbridge Mandarin, Shenzhen, China
  • Founder, 4C Forum weekly English language discussion group and website (, Shenzhen, China
  • Executive Director, Big Sisters of Rhode Island (now known as Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ocean State)
  • Fund Development Officer, Annual Giving and Donor Communications, Lifespan Hospital System, Providence, Rhode Island
  • Founder, The Organizer: Personal Organization and Time Management Consulting and Training, Providence, Rhode Island
  • Assistant Press Secretary, Mayor’s Office, City of Providence, Rhode Island
  • Public Relations Director, Children’s Museum of Rhode Island, Providence, Rhode Island (now known as the Providence Children’s Museum)
  • Freelance news and feature writer for print and online publications
  • Writer/editor/publications manager
  • Radio news, talk-show host and creative advertising production
Young, P., & Chen, G.M. (2013). The impact of an individual’s spirituality on  communication in the workplace. China Media Research (9)3.

Chen, G. M., & Young, P. (2012). Intercultural communication competence. In A. Goodboy & K. Shultz (Eds.), Introduction to communication: Translating   scholarship into meaningful practice (pp. 175-188). Dubuque, IA: Kendall-Hunt.