(1973~ ) is associate research fellow of Literature Institute, Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences (SASS). He graduated from Shandong University (1996), SASS (1999) and obtained a PhD from Fudan University (2002). His main area of research is Literature Theory and Culture Studies, especially the ideology found in everyday life throughout contemporary Chinese society. He has participated in many research programs and organized several feature discussions on popular culture. His academic output includes journal papers and translation work.