Luo Nan is currently a doctoral student in the School of International Studies, Peking University. She received an M.A. (International Politics) from Warwick University, UK and an MSc (Strategic Studies) from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. Her field of study is African Studies and her research interests revolve around African history, African politics and China-Africa relations. Her Ph.D. dissertation explores how African agency plays a role in China-Africa cooperation on sustainable development agenda.