I am a lecturer in Data Analytics and Computational Social Science Program (DACSS) at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. I received my doctoral degree from the Political Science and Social Data Analytics dual program at the Pennsylvania State University in 2022. Prior to arriving at Penn State, I got a master’s degree from Purdue University and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Nottingham Ningbo China.

My substantive research and teaching interests are in the politics in autocracies, with a current focus on party institutionalization and corruption. While I conduct research on authoritarian regimes from a comparative perspective, I have specific expertise in Chinese Politics. Methodologically, my research focuses on computational social science, natural language processing in English and Chinese (e.g., text mining, quantitative text analysis), measurement, and survey analysis.

My CV is available here