Leena An graduated with high distinction from Carleton University with a BA in Communication Studies and a Minor in Business. Leena is a recipient of the 2015 CGS Master’s Scholarship to Honour Nelson Mandela. Her active involvement in the Ottawa Chinese community has facilitated her research interests in diasporic communities, minority media channels, and determinants of political engagement. Her current research examines online discourses surrounding the Umbrella Movement in Hong Kong and how the movement’s events, actors, and issues are framed in various international newspapers.
Interests: Social Movements, Online Activism, Framing