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Yiran Li, Ph.D., is Assistant Professor of Government and International Studies at Hong Kong Baptist University. She obtained a Ph.D. from the University of Hong Kong (Excellent Graduation), an M.Phil and an MA in Social Sciences from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, and a LL.B. from Shanghai International Studies University (Shanghai Municipal Outstanding Graduate Awardee). Before joining HKBU, she worked as an assistant professor in Department of Government and Public Administration and Centre of Data Sciences at University of Macau. Her main research interests are information politics, social media management, and public policy. Her work has been published in China Economic Review, The American Review of Public Administration, Policy & Internet, Political Sceince Research and Methods, among others.

Research Interests

information politics, social media management, emergency management, and public policy

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions
  • SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals


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