About Lingyuxiu Zhong

Lingyuxiu Zhong is a digital media studies researcher at MIT. She previously received a B.A. degree in History from Yale University, where she studied how collective memories of the past can impact a society’s identity formation process. At MIT she focused on digital image sharing and collection practices and their cultural and commercial implications. Thesis: My Pins Are My Dreams: Pinterest, Collective Daydreams, and the Aspirational Gap