Angeli Datt is the China research and advocacy lead at PEN America. Previously, she was a senior research analyst for China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan at Freedom House, where she researched censorship, media freedom, and freedom of expression issues and China’s overseas influence. Prior to joining Freedom House, Datt was the Deputy Director of Research at Chinese Human Rights Defenders (CHRD) and worked under the pseudonym Frances Eve. Datt holds double Master’s degrees in International Affairs from Peking University in Beijing and the London School of Economics and Political Science and a Master’s (Hons) in Modern History from the University of St Andrews.

Last Updated: June 22, 2023

‘What Kind of Wish Is This?’

Angeli Datt
The writer Hao Qun, who publishes under the pen name Murong Xuecun, has spent the past two decades exploring Chinese society through his literature. After studying at Beijing’s prestigious China University of Politics and Law, he worked in the...