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Qingya Xu Political Science (PhD)

M.A., in Economy, State and Society, University College London, and Higher School of Economics, Moscow
B.A., in Political Economy and B.A., in Finance, Central University of Finance and Economics, Beijing

Rita Qingya Xu is Ph.D. student at American University. She studies Comparative Politics and American Politics with focuses on political communication and public opinions, particularly on social media and political impacts of online regulation.
She is interested in social media content analysis, machine learning and various research methods.
Prior to joining American University, Qingya studied and worked in several countries, including China, Britain and Russia.