Bo An received his B.A. from Heilongjiang University in 2009. He did an M.A. in English Literature at Nanjing University and another in Comparative Literature at Penn State University before joining the combined program of East Asian Languages and Literatures & Film and Media Studies in 2015. His research interests include media and technology, Chinese literature and film, intellectual history, and critical theory. Apart from research he is a soccer fan and loves to cook.