Qian Huang (1991) is a PhD candidate at the Department of Media & Communication. Under the supervision of Dr. Daniel Trottier and Prof. Susanne Janssen, she studies digital vigilantism in the Chinese context. Qian’s PhD research is a part of the research project funded by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) entitled Digital Vigilantism: Mapping the terrain and assessing societal impacts. Qian received a Bachelor’s degree in English and International Studies from China Foreign Affairs University, followed by a Master’s degree in Global Communication from Chinese University of Hong Kong. In her master thesis, she studied diaosi as a way of speaking among Chinese citizens. Her research interests include Chinese social media, online harms, participatory surveillance, pop culture and surveillance, and comparative studies. Before coming to Erasmus University Rotterdam, Qian worked as a member of the English curriculum reform project in the Affiliated High School of Peking University.