University of Southern California 
PhD in Communication
Graduate Certificate in Gender Studies
Dissertation: Progressive Technology, Stagnant Politics: How Dating Apps Perpetuate Gender Hierarchy and Transform Relationships in Urban China
Committee: Larry Gross (chair), Christina Dunbar-Hester, and Yu Hong

Goldsmiths, University of London
MA in Cultural Studies (Distinction)
Thesis: Reviving Creativity of the Advertising Industry in Contemporary Capitalism
Advisor:  Sophie Fuggle

The Chinese University of Hong Kong
University of Miami (exchange program Fall 2005)

BSSc in Journalism and Communication (First Class Honors)