Wanheng Li

Honors Research Assistant


Wanheng Li graduated from KU in May 2022 with a double major in behavioral neuroscience and East Asian cultures and languages. She plans to study data science in graduate school.

Her research interests include interpersonal relationships, nonverbal behavior, and research methodology.

Honors Thesis

“Evaluating Evidence on the Duchenne Smile and Felt Positive Emotion”


  • Undergraduate Research Award (2021), KU Center for Undergraduate Research
  • Outstanding Presentation Award (2022), KU Center for Undergraduate Research


  • Spring 2021, Research Assistant
  • Fall 2021, Honors Student
  • Spring 2022, Honors Student
  • Fall 2022, Research Assistant


University of Kansas | Lawrence, KS, USA
Behavioral Neuroscience and East Asian Languages and Cultures Major