Lorna S. Wei
Assistant Professor, Central University of Finance and Economics
Lorna S. Wei is an assistant professor at the Central University of Finance and Economics in Beijing. She received her PhD in English Linguistics from the National University of Singapore in 2020. Her thesis was titled "A Feminist Critical Discourse Analysis of Ideological Conflicts in We-media Representations of Bride Price in Mainland China". She was an English major in the Department of Foreign Languages at Harbin Engineering University (HEU) from 2009 to 2013 and obtained her BA from HEU in 2013. She joined the Institute of Foreign Linguistics and Applied Linguistics at Peking University in 2013, obtaining her MA in 2016. Her MA thesis was titled “A Gender Study of Interactional Strategies in Marital Conflict Talk”. Her research interests include language and gender, feminist critical discourse analysis, and media representation of Chinese women.