I am a dual-title Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Political Science and the Department of Asian Studies at Penn State, and the pre-doctoral research associate at the Center for Social Data Analytics at Penn State. I graduated from Renmin University of China with a B.A. in International Relations, and from Duke University with an M.A. in Security, Peace and Conflict. My substantive research interests include authoritarian politics, populism, and information manipulation. My methodological research focuses on computational social science, quantitative text analysis, measurement, and experiments.