He Bixiao

Years of Stay at HYI: 
Aug 2016 to May 2017

He Bixiao attained her Ph.D. in Journalism from Fudan University in Shanghai. She has published extensively on the history of journalism in China, with particular focus on the restructuring of the private newspaper industry in Shanghai after Liberation (in the period from 1949-1952) and the role of newspapers in China’s modernization process, as well as a recent case study on 'Party Public Relations, Inc.' —a new perspective on state-controlled media and resilient authoritarianism. She was a visiting scholar at the Institute of East Asian Studies, UC Berkeley before coming to HYI.