Lecturer at the Guangdong University of Foreign Studies’ School of Journalism and Communication for 14 years. Visiting Scholar at the University of Central Lancashire University (UK) in 2007-8. Former news editor of English-language news content with the Guangzhou-based Radio Guangdong. BA in English from the Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, China, and MA in Communication Studies from the University of Leeds (UK).
Research interests include political communication, cultural communication, international communication and the history of journalism.