Leta Hong Fincher
Journalist; Author, Betraying Big Brother: The Feminist Awakening in China
Leta Hong Fincher is a scholar and journalist who has written for The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Guardian, Dissent, Ms., BBC, CNN, and other outlets. Her second book, Betraying Big Brother: The Feminist Awakening in China, was named one of the best books of 2018 by Vanity Fair, Newsweek, Bitch Media, Foreign Policy Interrupted, and Autostraddle. Hong Fincher’s first book is the critically acclaimed Leftover Women: The Resurgence of Gender Inequality in China. She won the Society of Professional Journalists’ Sigma Delta Chi award for her China reporting and was the first American to receive a PhD from Tsinghua University’s Department of Sociology in Beijing.