Gavin Xun Zhou

Gavin’s main research interests focus on political communication (e.g. activism, public sphere, everyday political talk, and participation). Also, He is interested in social media like Twitter and Chinese social media (Weibo, WeChat, and Douyin/TikTok), questions of censorship and policy responses, and the role of influencers/super-participants. Furthermore, He’s interested in how digital technology cuts across these different areas. He has a background in different types of projects by collecting both qualitative and quantitative data and making him more proficient in the operation of different tools and software.

Gavin is also a gamer, traveler, manga lover, crazy LEGO collector and a fan of Thai boxing.