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Xing joined the department of Political, Social and International Studies, PPL, in 2022 as a Lecturer in Politics and Media.

His PhD research project (Re)forming Collective Identity Through Slacktivism in Chinese LGBTQ+ Digital Activism: The #IAmGay# Movement aims to understand Chinese LGBTQ+ digital activism practices through the lens of social movement studies. His key research interests are digital activism, social media, social movements, gender and sexuality, and Chinese media.

Education/Academic qualification

Bachelor of Arts, Communication University of China

Master of Arts, University of East Anglia

Doctor of Philosophy, University of East Anglia