Wanning Sun is Professor of Media and International Communication at UTS. Her main research interests include soft power, public diplomacy and diasporic Chinese media. She has written extensively on these topics, including in The Conversation and East Asia Forum. Her publications in these areas can be accessed from her UTS webpage.
Her edited volumes – Media and the Chinese Diaspora: Community, Communication and Commerce (2006) and Media and Communication in the Chinese Diaspora: Rethinking Transnationalism (2016) – document the global development of diasporic Chinese-language media in the twenty-first century. She is the author of a major report, “Chinese-Language Media in Australia: Developments, Challenges and Opportunities” (2016) (available online).
She currently leads an Australian Research Council Discovery Project, “Chinese-Language Digital/Social Media in Australia: Rethinking Soft Power” (2018-2020).