Nga Than is a PhD student in sociology at City University of New York – The Graduate Center. Her research interests are in social media, computational social science, international migration, and sociology. As a mixed-methods scholar, she has conducted qualitative research using interviewing, as well as employing machine learning to analyze text data, and administrative data. Her research has received support from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), Taiwan's Huayu Enrichment Scholarship, CUNY – Pre-dissertation Fellowship, and CUNY - Provost's Digital Innovation Grant.