Yi Ning Chang is a PhD student in political theory at the Department of Government at Harvard University. Her research focuses on postcolonial theory and the history of political thinking on race, capitalism, and the modern state in modern Southeast Asia. She also has broader interests in international law and politics, especially where they intersect with anticolonial political thought. Yi Ning received a B.A. (Honours) in the Human, Social and Political Sciences from the University of Cambridge in 2020.