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Assoc Prof Dr. Mengyu Luo | Cultural Studies Award | Best Researcher Award

Assoc Prof Dr. Mengyu Luo, University of Shanghai for Science and Technology, China

Dr. Mengyu Luo ๐ŸŽ“ is an accomplished Associate Professor and researcher based in Shanghai ๐Ÿ™๏ธ. With a PhD from Loughborough University ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง, her expertise spans communication studies, cultural analysis, and media theory. As an Associate Professor at the University of Shanghai for Science and Technology, she supervises MA students and teaches courses in communication and art design. Dr. Luo’s prolific publication record includes impactful research on cultural production, urban transformation, and music consumption. She actively engages in academic activities globally ๐ŸŒ, serving as a keynote speaker and manuscript reviewer for prestigious journals.


Publication Profile


Dr. Mengyu Luo embarked on her academic journey with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the Civil Aviation University of China โœˆ๏ธ. Building upon her undergraduate studies, she pursued a Master of Arts in Media and Cultural Analysis at Loughborough University, UK ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง, further honing her analytical skills. Undeterred in her pursuit of knowledge, she continued to excel, culminating in a Doctor of Philosophy degree from the Social Sciences Department of the same university. ๐ŸŽ“ These educational milestones laid the foundation for her distinguished career as an Associate Professor and researcher in communication studies and cultural analysis.


Work Experiences

Dr. Mengyu Luo’s professional journey reflects a commitment to academic excellence and research leadership ๐ŸŒŸ. Since 2020, she has served as an Associate Professor and MA Supervisor at the Communication and Art Design Department of the University of Shanghai for Science and Technology. Here, she oversees courses ranging from Academic English in Communication Studies to Advanced Communication Theories ๐Ÿ“š. Prior to this, she held positions as a Lecturer and MA Supervisor at the same institution. Her academic prowess was further demonstrated during her tenure as a Post-doctoral Researcher at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, where she spearheaded a significant project funded by the National Social Science Fund of China ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณ.


Research Focus

Dr. Mengyu Luo’s research focus encompasses a diverse array of topics within cultural studies and media analysis ๐Ÿ“š. Her work delves into the intersection of cultural policy and revolutionary music during China’s Cultural Revolution, as evidenced by her exploration of the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra’s role. Additionally, she examines the evolution of music consumption in China’s new media era and the empowerment dynamics within China’s hip-hop music scene. Dr. Luo’s studies also investigate cross-cultural music sharing intentions on social media platforms, shedding light on the interplay between technology and cultural expression. Her multidisciplinary approach illuminates the complexities of cultural production and consumption in contemporary society.


Publication Top Notes

๐Ÿ“ Cultural policy and revolutionary music during Chinaโ€™s Cultural Revolution: the case of the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra ๐ŸŽถ Cited by: 33 Year: 2018

๐Ÿ“ From underground to mainstream and then what? Empowerment and censorship in Chinaโ€™s hip-hop music ๐ŸŽค Cited by: 21 Year: 2020

๐Ÿ“ From Cultural Revolution to cultural consumption: forming a contemporary identity through Shanghai Symphony Orchestra๐ŸŽผ Cited by: 8 Year: 2019

๐Ÿ“ Cross-cultural examination of music sharing intentions on social media: a comparative study in China and the United States ๐ŸŒ Cited by: 5 Year: 2023

๐Ÿ“Institutional policing of western heritage: the case of Shanghai Symphony Museum ๐Ÿ›๏ธ Cited by: 4 Year: 2022

๐Ÿ“The omnivore turn in cultural production: Case study of Chinaโ€™s Rainbow Chamber Singers๐ŸŒˆ Cited by: 4 Year: 2020

๐Ÿ“ Shaping Music Consumption in Chinaโ€™s New Media Era: Use, Exchange, and Identity ๐ŸŽง Cited by: 3 Year: 2017

๐Ÿ“ Power and Identity Transition in Symphonic Music: Shanghai Symphony Orchestra from the 1920s to the Early 1950s ๐ŸŽป Cited by: 1 Year: 2022

๐Ÿ“ The embodiment of โ€˜Chinese strengthโ€™: Cultural collectivism in the lyrics of epidemic songs Cited by: 1 Year: 2021

๐Ÿ“Shanghai Symphony Orchestra in’C’Major (1879 to 2010).๐ŸŽผ Cited by: 1 Year: 2013


๐Ÿ“ Curating a Continued Dream: Logistical Power in Nanjing Imperial Examination Museum of China๐Ÿฏ Cited by: – Year: 2023

๐Ÿ“ Engaging With Objects and Feelings: The Making of Live Music Space in Shanghaiโ€™s Livehouses ๐ŸŽถ Cited by: – Year: 2022

๐Ÿ“ The Birth, Death, and Revitalisation of Chinese Popular Music in Shanghai ๐ŸŒ‡ Cited by: – Year: –

Mengyu Luo | Cultural Studies Award | Best Researcher Award

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