Xianwen Kuang (Guangzhou, 1980) has been employed at Xi'an Jiaotong - Liverpool University (XJTLU) since August 2014. He received a PhD degree in Journalism from the University of Southern Denmark (SDU) in April, 2014 and a MSc in Asian Studies from Lund University in June 2010. His main research interests include journalism, media framing, online activism and Internet governance. He has published research papers and books on collective action and on news production. Before joining XJTLU, Xianwen Kuang has lived and worked in China, Sweden, Kenya, Denmark and the Netherlands as professional journalist and researcher. He has also taught UG and PG courses in journalism and research methods at both SDU and XJTLU.