Rui Wu

Area of Specialization:

  • Children and adolescent development

Current program: 

  • Ph.D., Human Development and Family Sciences

Educational Background:

  •  M.A, Human Development and Family Sciences, University of Connecticut

Hometown: China

Major Advisor: Dr. Rebecca Puhl 

Research interests:

  • Stigma, bias and discrimination
  • Investigating bias-based bullying, particularly weight bullying, and its health consequences
  • Analyzing the role of media in amplifying or mitigating prejudice, discrimination, and its impact on the mental health of adolescents
Rui Wu
Contact Information
Mailing Address348 Mansfield Road, Family Studies Building, Storrs, CT 06269-1058 USA