CURRENTLY, I AM:

  • Researcher at The Citizen Lab, University of Toronto.

  • My research focuses on the interplay of the state and private companies in terms of Internet management and innovation in the digital age with an area focus on China.

  • I  frequently writes about Chinese politics on different outlets and my blog.

  • I appear on various media outlets including The New York Times, Financial Times, The Initium, and more.

  • I curate @MeTooChina Twitter account.

I WAS:

  • Prior to joining University of Toronto, I received my master's degree in Asia Pacific Policy Studies at the University of British Columbia.

  • volunteer at China Women Film Festival

  • based in Beijing as an editorial staff at Ifeng.com, responsible for writing explanatory articles and commentaries concerning mot up-to-date news; 

  • an editorial intern at Caijing news website

  • an intern journalist at Guangzhou-based Southern Metropolis Daily, doing in-depth reporting with a focus on societal and breaking news;

  • an intern journalist at Beijing-based New Business Weekly, looking into how business in China has always been intertwined with politics; 

  • a International Journalism major graduated from Beijing Foreign Studies University and a National Scholarship winner;

  • an exchange student at City University of Hong Kong.

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