KEYWORDS OF MY RESERACH
Information Controls, China, Internet Management, ICTs, Social Media, Technology, Identity
Five-Year Experience in Beijing
I did my undergraduate studies in Beijing Foreign Studies University, majoring in International journalism and communications. Upon graduation, I lived and worked in Beijing for another year.
Study Abroad in Hong Kong
In 2012, I went to City University of Hong Kong as an exchange student. I received trainings in Public Relations as well as News Features writing, studied Hong Kong heritage and culture, examined Hong Kong movies and imbed identity.
Understanding of Cantonese Culture
I was born and raised in Guangzhou, a city I couldn't love more.
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 write 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.
Prior to joining University of Toronto, I received my master's degree in Asia Pacific Policy Studies at the University of British Columbia.
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;
recipient of National Scholarship in China.
Chinese Doubt Their Own Soft Power Venture, Foreign Policy, October, 17, 2014
Just How Free Is Shanghai Free Trade Zone, Foreign Policy, October 4, 2014
For Chinese, Violence in the Middle East Sparks Debate on Democracy, Stability, ChinaFile, September, 2013
China's Glass Ceiling: WomenStill Excluded From High-Level Politics, The Atalantic, Jun 6, 2013
Chinese Police with Guns? The Idea Makes Citizens — and Officers — Uncomfortable, Tea Leaf Nation, April 22, 2014
China's Not Just Urbanizing -- It's "Townizing" , Tea Leaf Nation, May 28, 2013
The Ultimate Resume-Booster: Communist Party Membership, Tea Leaf Nation, May 27, 2013
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