Xuefei Ma is originally from the Heilongjiang Province, China. She is currently a Ph. D. student majoring in Sociocultural Anthropology of China with a minor in Gender and Women Studies. She received her M.A. in Linguistics from the School of Foreign Languages, Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi’an, China and her B.A. in English for Science and Technology, from Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi’an, China. Her major research interest included women’s social identity in modern China. She hopes to become a teacher/scholar in EAS and Sociocultural Anthropology.