Alice Su is a journalist currently based between Beijing and Tehran. Her work focuses on refugees, religion, China, and the Middle East. She won the United Nations Correspondents Association’s Elizabeth Neuffer Award in 2014 for her work on the protracted refugee crises in Jordan and Lebanon, and was a Livingston Award finalist in 2016 for her work on youth extremism in Jordan and Tunisia. Su is a graduate of Princeton University and a Master’s candidate at the Yenching Academy of Peking University.

Last Updated: October 21, 2016

Sinica Podcast


Islamophobia in China, Explained

Kaiser Kuo, Alice Y. Su & more from Sinica Podcast
Islamophobia isn’t a phenomenon limited to Trump’s America or the Europe of Brexit and Marine Le Pen. It has taken root in China, too—in a form that bears a striking resemblance to what we’ve seen in recent years in the West. The Chinese Party-state...



The Separation Between Mosque and State

Alice Y. Su
Driving through the Linxia Hui Autonomous Prefecture in Gansu province, in China’s northwest, minarets puncture the sky every few minutes. Many rise out of mosques that resemble Daoist temples, their details a blend of traditional Chinese and...