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Marcella Szablewicz

Assistant Professor

Dyson College of Arts and Sciences

Communication Studies

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    41 Park Row 502
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PhD , Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute , 2012
Communication and Rhetoric

MA , Duke University , 2004
East Asian Studies

BS , Georgetown University , 2003
Foreign Service


Szablewicz, M. T. (2015, August). The Losers of China's Internet: Memes as 'Structures of Feeling' for Disillusioned Young Netizens in China's Contested Internet (Ed. Guobin Yang), NIAS Press. Guobin Yang (Eds.), China's Contested Internet. NIAS Press. http://www.niaspress.dk/books/china's-contested-internet

Szablewicz, M. T. (2015, July (3rd Quarter/Summer) 22). A Realm of Mere Representation? "Live" E-Sports Spectacles and the Crafting of China's Digital Gaming Image. Games and Culture. , pages 19. http://gac.sagepub.com/content/early/2015/07/22/1555412015595298.abstract

Szablewicz, M. T. (2015, February). Book Review: Youth and Internet Addiction in China written by Trent Bax. Vol 2 (Issue 1-2) , pages 172 – 174. http://booksandjournals.brillonline.com/content/journals/10.1163/22142312-12340028


Szablewicz, M. T. (2015, October). Association of Internet Researchers. “Digital Games and Heteronormativity: The Case of China's Losers”. Phoenix, Arizona

Szablewicz, M. T. (2015, May). China Internet Research Conference. A Chinese Internet or the Internet in China?. University of Alberta, Canada

Szablewicz, M. T. (2015, May). China Internet Research Conference. “(Un)Civil Society: Digital Gaming, Heteronomativity and Sexual Slang on the Chinese Internet". University of Alberta, Canada


Contemporary Chinese media & youth culture; digital leisure culture; digital games; media moral panics

Grants, Sponsored Research and Contracts

Szablewicz, M. T. (2015, July). China and Inner Asia Council Small Grant.
Association for Asian Studies , Private , $2,000.00 . Funded,

Szablewicz, M. T. (2015, July). Dyson Faculty Summer Research Grant.
Dyson College of Arts and Sciences, Pace University , Pace University , $1,000.00 . Funded,


  • Association of Internet Researchers
  • China Internet Researchers
  • International Communication Association


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