Yidong (Steven) Wang is a Ph.D. Candidate. His research focuses on the communication ecology of minority communities and fringe groups. The dissertation project he is currently working on is a multi-site case study of LGBTQ communities’ niche networks in China and the United States. He is also an active community organizer and a Public Humanities Exchange Scholar at the Center for Humanities. He received a M.A. degree here from SJMC, UW-Madison, and was trained in International Journalism at Hong Kong Baptist University.