Meng Qi (Maggie) Liao


Meng Qi (Maggie) Liao



Mengqi (Maggie) Liao earned her bachelor’s degree in public relations with a minor in psychology from Hong Kong Baptist University. During her undergraduate study, she won the Admission Scholarship, the Dean’s Award, and the World Communications Year Scholarship. After graduation, she further pursued a master’s degree in media studies at Penn State. As a Ph.D. student in the Donald P. Bellisario College of Communications, Liao investigates the process and psychological effects of human interactions with communication technology, including mobile devices, social media and the emerging artificial intelligence (AI).

Her research aims to gain deep understanding of the effects of different technological affordances and features of communication technology on users’ cognitive information processing and psychological well-beings. In her spare time, Liao is a “karaoke master” and loves to cook.


Meng Qi (Maggie) Liao
8 Carnegie Building