Wanning Sun

Wanning Sun is Professor of Media and Communication Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Technology Sydney (UTS). She is also a Fellow of Australian Academy of the Humanities (FAHA). She is best known for her research on Chinese media and culture, diasporic Chinese media, and rural-to-urban migration in China. Her monographs include Leaving China: Media, Migration, and Transnational Imagination (2002) and Subaltern China: Rural Migrants, Media and Culturalm Practices (2014). She also edited two volumes on media and the Chinese diaspora: Media and them Chinese Diaspora: Communication, Community and Commerce (2006), and Media and Communication in the Chinese Diaspora: Rethinking Transnationlism (2016, with J. Sinclair). She recently published a commissioned report Chinese-Language Media in Australia: Developments, Challenges and Opportunities (ACRI 2016).