Jian Raymond Rui

Assistant Professor
Office: Communication Building, Room 100J 
Phone: 409-880-8156
Email: raymond.rui@lamar.edu 


  • Ph.D., University at Buffalo, State University of New York, 2014
  • M.A., Michigan State University, 2009
  • B.A., Nanjing University (China), 2007

Jian "Raymond" Rui's research examines how Internet-based new technology shapes our communication behaviors in interpersonal, organizational, and health contexts. His current projects include how social media affect self-presentation and impression formation in the organizational context, how social media shape college students' health-related perceptions and behaviors, and how specific characteristics of social media can be used to facilitate persuasion.

Dr. Rui's research appears in many peer-reviewed journals including Computers in Human BehaviorInformation, Communication, and SocietySocial Science Computer Review, and CyberPsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking