I am currently a fourth year PhD student in the Department of Political Science and the Department of Asian Studies at Penn State, with two major fields in Comparative Politics and Asian Studies. I graduated from Renmin University of China with a B.A. in International Relations, and Duke University with an M.A. in Security, Peace and Conflict. My research interests include information manipulation (censorship and propaganda), anti-corruption campaigns and populism in authoritarian regimes. Methodologically, I am interested in experiments and quantitative text analysis.