Office: ASH 107G
B. A. - Eternal-Life Christian College
M. S. - Morehead State University
Ph.D. - Bowling Green State University
Intercultural & Interpersonal Communication
New media Communication
Undergraduate Courses Taught
Small Group Communication
Speech Communication in Business and Professions
Graduate Courses Taught
Communication Leadership & Power in Orgs*
Quantitative Research Method
Mass Communication Research*
Qualitative Research Methods
* Dual-Listed Courses
Select Publications and Presentations
Chao, C. (2009). Cultural values and anticipations of female leadership styles in non- profit organizations: A study of Rotary clubs in Taiwan and the United States. Saarbrücken, Germany: VDM Verlag Dr. Müller Aktiengesellschaft & Co. KG.
Chao, C. (2013). Like tiger mother, like tiger daughter: A content analysis of the impact of cultural differences on eastern and western parenting styles. In A. Gonzalez & T. M. Harris (Eds.), Mediating cultures: Parent communication in intercultural contexts (pp. 99- 108). New York: NY; Lexington Books.
Refereed Journal Articles
Tian, D., & Chao, C. (2013). Online copyright protection and innovation: International experiences and implications to China. Journal of Knowledge-based Innovation in China, 5(2), 111-128.
Chao, C., & Tian, D. (2013). Keeping relationships positive or doing things right: Bridging women leaders' conflict management strategies in non-profit organizations in Taiwan and the USA. Chinese Management Studies, 7(1), 94-110. The Journal is listed in the Thomson-Reuters Social Science Citation Index (SSCI)
Tian, D., & Chao, C. (2012). Testing news trustworthiness in online public sphere: A case study of the Economist's news report covering riots in Xinjiang, China for Chinese Journal of Communication, 5(4), 1-20. The Journal is listed in the Thomson-Reuters Social Science Citation Index (SSCI)
Tian, D., & Chao, C. (2012). Intellectual property rights disputes in cyberspace: U.S. hegemony and Chinese resistance. Journal of Politics and Law, 5(2). DOI: 10.5539/jpl.v5n2p1.
Chao, C. C. (2011, Nov.). Climbing the Himalayas: A cross-cultural analysis of female leadership and glass ceiling effects in non-profit organizations. Leadership & Organizational Development Journal, 32(8), 760-781.
Tian, D., & Chao. C. (2011, Oct.). Strategies under pressure: US-China copyright dispute. Journal of Science and Technology Policy in China, 2(3), 219-237.
Chao, C., & Tian, D. (2011). Culturally universal or culturally specific: A comparative study of the anticipated female leadership styles in Taiwan and the United States. Journal of Leadership & Organizational Studies, 18(1), 64-79.
Tang, Q., & Chao, C. C. (2011). Foreigners' archives: Contemporary China in blogs of American expatriates. Chinese Journal of Communication, 3(4), 384-401. The Journal is listed in the Thomson-Reuters Social Science Citation Index (SSCI)
Tian, D., & Chao, C. C. (2010). The communication model and the nature of change in terms of deforestation in China since 1949. Applied Environmental Education & Communication, 9:2, 122-130.
Tian, D., & Chao, C. C. (2009). Talking with copyright holders and pirates: Grass roots voices concerning Chinese copyright piracy of U.S. IP products. Journal of Information, Law, and Technology, 2009 (2).
Chao, C. C., & Tian, D (2009). When Mulan meets Romeo: Cultural impact upon the dating scripts, perceptions, and behaviors of college students from the United States and Taiwan in their cross-cultural romantic relationship. Journal of Chinese Business Review 8, 8.
Tian, D., & Chao. C. (2008). The American hegemonic responses to the U.S.-China mid-air plane collision. International Journal of Communication, 2, 1-19.