ProfileDr. Yik Chan Chin is the Associate Professor at the Beijing Normal University's School of Journalism and Communication. (email: firstname.lastname@example.org)
Following an undergraduate degree in computer science, she pursued postgraduate studies in media and communication studies at Goldsmiths College, University of London, and Ph.D. at the University of Westminster. Before joining the BNU, Dr. Chin worked in the Department of Media and Communication at XJTLU, Department of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Westminster, University of Oxford’s Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, and Hong Kong Baptist University’s Department of Journalism. Dr. Chin researches in the areas of Internet Governance, Media and Communication Policy, Regulation and Law. She has incorporated an inter-disciplinary research approach, which brings the fore the technological, political, constitutional, and cultural contexts in which the media is embedded, and incorporating multidisciplinary theories to explain how these social foundations contribute to the variations of media and communication systems, media and communication policies, rules and governance. Her current research project has focused on the Governance of the Internet and Social Media Ethics in China.
Dr. Chin has authored or co-authored many articles and book chapters in peer-reviewed media and legal journals and books, her most recent research monograph Television Regulation and Media Policy in China was published in 2016 by Routledge.