Xinyue (Sally) You

Xinyue (Sally) You

PhD Student


Xinyue (Sally) You is a doctoral student under the guidance of Dr. Jakki Bailey. With a background in psychology and applied statistics, Sally is passionate about conducting mixed-methods research to explore the profound influence of immersive media, including virtual reality and
augmented reality, on the dynamics of small-group interactions. In her current research, Sally is dedicated to uncovering the potential of virtual reality in enhancing both learning experiences and mental well-being. Previously, she worked as a market research analyst and studied user experience design at UT for her master's.


M.S. in Information Studies, The University of Texas at Austin, 2023
B.A. in Psychology, minor in Statistics, Barnard College, 2019

Areas Of Specialization

Media Psychology
Human Computer Interaction
Virtual Reality