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Former Visiting Scholars

Fall 2013

YING Feihu
YING Feihu is a Professor of Law at Shenzhen University Law School, Vice Chairman of the Division of Social Sciences and Humanities of the Shenzhen University Academic Commission, and Director of the Institute for the Protection of Disadvantaged Groups. Professor Ying received his Bachelor’s degree from Zhejiang University of Economics and Finance and his Master’s and Ph.D. degrees from the Southwest University of Political Science and Law. In 2010, he was named one of China’s Top Ten Young Distinguished Jurists. In 2011, he was selected as one of Shenzhen’s Top Ten Distinguished Talents. Among his publications are Information, Rights and Transaction Security: Research on Consumer Protection (2008) and Research on Overcoming the Informational Failure through Institutions (2004). During his stay at Yale, Professor Ying will conduct research on how to use informational tools to protect food safety.

LI Jianfei
LI Jianfei is a Professor of Renmin University of China. He received his LL. M from the Southwest University of Political Science and Law and his Ph.D. from the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences and is a leading authority in labor law, social security law and the disabilities law. Currently, Professor LI is the Executive Director of the Chinese Labor Law Research Association and also of the China Social Law Society. He also serves as the Director of Renmin University’s Maritime and Insurance Law Research Institute and Deputy Director of the China disability institute at Renmin University. During his stay at Yale, Professor LI will conduct research on American disability law, including the protection of disabled individuals’ lawful rights and interests.

ZHU Jing
ZHU Jing is a Section chief for the Legislative Affairs Office of Shanghai Municipal People's Government. He received his B.A. in international economic law from Ningbo University in 2001. From 2002 to 2005, Mr. ZHU studied international law, specializing in international private law at East China University of Political Science and Law where he received his M.A. While at Yale, Mr. ZHU will conduct research on United States law and practice concerning the resolution of medical disputes through alternative dispute resolution.

ZHANG Xun
ZHANG Xun is a staff member for the Department of Industry, Communications and Commerce of the Legislative Affairs Office of the State Council of China. From 1990 to 1994, Ms. ZHANG studied economic law at the Faculty of Law, Renmin University, and was awarded her LL.B. Degree in 1994. From 1997 to 2000, she studied Civil Law as a part-time postgraduate student at the Faculty of Law, Renmin University, and was awarded her Master of Law Degree in 2000. While at Yale, Ms. ZHANG will conduct research on alternative regulatory options for administrative licensing.

LI Ying
LI Ying is the Director of Beijing Yuanzhong Gender Development Center and Executive Director of China Anti-Domestic Violence Network (ADVN). Prior to her current position, Ms. LI was the Executive Director of the prominent PKU Women’s Legal Research and Service Center, China’s first NGO specializing in providing legal aid to women. Over the course of a decade she handled some 200 cases (including a number of groundbreaking cases) relating women’s rights, ranging from domestic violence, employment discrimination and sexual harassment, to rural women’s land rights. Ms. LI now heads a cooperative project with our Center and has helped to establish China’s first prototype of an EEOC-like agency in Hebei Province tasked with administrative enforcement of China’s employment promotion law.

LI Weiwei
LI Weiwei is a Professor at the Center of Basic Laws of Hong Kong and Macao, Shenzhen University. She received her B.A. from Tsingtao Normal University and her LL.M from the China University of Politics and Law. Currently, Professor LI is the Executive Director of Constitutionalism and the Human Rights Law Center in Shenzhen University. She also serves as Vice Director of the Center for the Protection of the Venerable Vulnerable at Shenzhen University. While at Yale, Professor LI will research the implementation of gender discrimination laws in the US and the claims handling process of the EEOC.

Summer 2013

ZHANG Qing
Ms. ZHANG Qing is Deputy Director of the Department of Drug Registration for the Shanghai Municipal Food and Drug Administration. She holds a bachelor's degree in Pharmacology from the Shanghai Medical University, and over the past sixteen years she has gained valuable experience in the field of food and drug regulation through her work in conjunction with China's State Food and Drug Administration (SFDA). During her stay at Yale Law School, Ms. Zhang will conduct research on the U.S. and Chinese regulatory regimes and systems of ethical review with respect to pharmaceutical clinical trials in order to improve the protection of the rights of clinical research subjects in China.

Spring 2013

LIN Guanghua
Dr. LIN Guanghua works in Beijing in the Legislative Affairs Office of the State Council. Dr. LIN earned his Master’s degree in law at the Law Department of Southwest University of Politics and Law and his Ph.D in law at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. While at Yale, Dr. LIN will conduct in-depth research on U.S. practices relevant to the improvement and further development of community corrections in China.

YI Yanyou
Professor YI Yanyou currently teaches criminal procedure courses for undergraduate and graduate students at Tsinghua University School of Law. Upon receiving his Bachelor’s Degree at China University of Politics and Law, Professor YI went on to receive his Master’s Degree and Ph.D. from the same institution, graduating among the top of his class. Over the course of the 2013 Spring Semester, Professor YI Yanyou will conduct research on the application of the exclusionary rule in the United States.

WANG Jingbo
Professor WANG Jingbo currently teaches classes and serves as the Vice Dean of the Research Center for Governance by Law at China University of Political Science and Law. Professor WANG Jingbo earned her Master’s Degree at Northwest University of Political Science and Law in 1996 and her Ph.D at China University of Political Science and Law in 2005. She has risen through her Alma Mater’s ranks quickly, and was elevated in 2008 from an Associate Professor to full Professor. While at Yale, Professor WANG Jingbo will conduct research relating to open government information and related remedies including litigation.

Fall 2012

ZHENG Chunyan
Professor ZHENG Chunyan is an Associate Professor and Director of the Institute for Public Law and Comparative Law at Guanghua Law School, Zhejiang University. After receiving her Ph.D. in law from Zhejiang University, she was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Peking University for two years, after which she taught for two years at Zhejiang Gongshang University before joining Zhejiang University in 2010 to teach constitutional and administrative law. From August 2012 to August 2013, Professor Zheng researched mechanisms and practices of participatory governance.

WU Zongxian
Professor WU Zongxian is a Professor and Supervisor of Ph.D. candidates at the College for Criminal Law Science, Beijing Normal University, where he is also Director of the Institute for Crime and Corrections and the Research Center of Community Corrections. Upon receiving his Bachelor of Law Science at Northwest Institute of Political Science and Law, Professor WU went on to receive his Master of Law Science in Criminal Law at China University of Political Science and Law, where he then joined the law faculty in 1986. Professor WU has also taught and worked within the Ministry of Justice Institute for Crime Prevention and was a Visiting Scholar at Yale Law School in the Fall of 2007 and at the Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law for seven months in 2008. While at Yale in the Fall of 2012, Professor WU hopes to help improve community corrections in China through in-depth research of U.S. law and experience regarding community corrections.

WANG Xiaomei
Ms. WANG Xiaomei has been with the Legislative Affairs Office of the Shanghai Municipal Government since 2006 and has participated in a variety of rulemakings and policy development. She received her Bachelor of Law from Fudan University and her Master of Law from East China University of Political Science and Law. Currently she is enrolled as a Ph.D. student in Jiao Tong University of Shanghai. While at Yale, Ms. WANG will conduct research on United States law and practice concerning major administrative decision-making procedures.

DONG Lei
Ms. DONG Lei works in Beijing in the Judicial Affairs Bureau of the Internal and Judicial Affairs Committee of the National People's Congress. As a Principal Staff Member, Ms. DONG has been involved in various lawmaking projects and amendment of such major laws as the Civil Procedure, People’s Mediation and Prison Laws. She received her Bachelor of Law at Zhongshan Univeristy in Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, and her Masters in Civil and Commercial Law at People’s University of China in Beijing. While at Yale, Ms. DONG will be researching community corrections law in the United States for possible assistance in drafting a community corrections law in China.

Spring 2012

FANG Fang
Ms. FANG Fang is a Principle Staff Member of the Information Bureau for the Standing Committee General Office of the National People’s Congress of China. She holds a Master’s from Tsinghua University in Journalism and an undergraduate degree from Xiamen University in Economics. A world traveler, Ms. Fang’s position is like our Press Secretary. She will be researching open congressional information and existing problems in the United States, as well as specific measures for greater disclosure of information, transparency and public involvement in the legislative process.

LI Fucheng
Dr. LI Fucheng is a Deputy Director of the Private Law Section in the Government Legal Affairs Research Center of the State Council Office of Legislative Affairs. He holds a Doctorate and Masters from Peking University Law School and an undergraduate degree from Yantai University’s Law Department. He joined the Government Legal Affairs Research Center after two years as a Post-Doc at Renmin University Law School. During his stay at Yale Law School, Dr. LI will conduct research on United States law and practice concerning administrative decision-making procedures, including transparency and public participation.

XU Chen
Dr. XU Chen is the senior officer of the Shanghai Institute of Food and Drug Supervision at the Shanghai F.D.A. Born in Shanghai, she graduated from the Fudan University School of Public Health. Dr. XU has accumulated over 10 years of working experience in food safety and relative law enforcement. Her most recent responsibilities in Shanghai include legislative projects on risk monitoring and assessment of food safety. While at Yale, Dr. XU will conduct research on U.S. laws and regulations concerning food safety risk analysis for purposes of developing similar regulatory tools to improve the safety of food products in China.

ZHANG Wenjuan
Ms. ZHANG Wenjuan is deputy director of the Beijing Children’s Legal Aid and Research Center and specialist in child law. In 2004, Ms. ZHANG graduated with a master’s degree in Law from the Peking University Law School, and in 2006-2007 she was a visiting scholar and PILI fellow of Columbia Law. While at Yale, Ms. ZHANG will be researching the role of non-governmental organizations in international law and governance.

SU Mingyue
SU Mingyue is an Associate Professor for the Beijing Normal University College for Criminal Law Science, where she teaches undergraduate and graduate courses on criminology and criminal law. Ms. SU received her Bachelor of Laws from China’s Youth University for Political Sciences in June 2004 as well as her Ph.D. from China’s University of Political Science and Law in 2007. Her main research focus has been on criminal law, where she specializes in juvenile justice and corrections.

Fall 2011

CHANG Jiang
Mr. CHANG Jiang is a Principal Staff Member with the Economic Laws & Regulation Department of Legal Affairs Office of Shanghai Municipal People’s Government. He received a M.A., Law, specializing in Economic Law, from the East China University of Political Science and Law in 2004. During Mr. CHANG’s stay at Yale Law School he will research the wide range of United States law and practice into how government contracts with the private for-profit and nonprofit sectors to provide public services and how to effectively supervise the delivery of those services.

DU Rong
Ms. Du Rong is a Senior Staff Member with the Internal Affairs Bureau of the Internal and Judicial Affairs Commitee of the National People's Congress. She obtained a Master of Law, majoring in Constitution and Administration Law, from the China University of Political Science and Law. During Ms. DU's stay at Yale Law School she will conduct research on revising China's Elder Rights and Interests Law.

ZHU Changzheng
Mr. ZHU Changzheng is the macro-economic desk chief of Caixin Media and a senior editor for the public sector, which includes government regulation. Caixin Media is publisher of Century Weekly and China Reform. Before that, he was Shanghai bureau chief of Caijing Magazine, an editor at China Securities Journal and an editor of the China Daily Index. He also served as deputy general manager of LW Investment Consulting Co., Ltd. Mr. Zhu holds a B.A. from Nanjing University. During Mr. Zhu’s stay at Yale Law School he will conduct research on government regulation.

Spring 2011

DUAN Hongqing
Mr. DUAN Hongqing is the Senior Editor and Director of Legal Affairs of Caixin Media Co., Ltd., publisher of Century Weekly and China Reform magazine. He graduated from the Law School of Renmin University in China. During his visit at Yale, he will conduct research on media law and Freedom of Information Act law.

LI Xueyao
Professor LI Xueyao is Associate Professor of Law at the KoGuan Law School of Shanghai Jiao Tong University. He earned a Ph.D. degree and a masters degree from Zhejiang University. While at Yale, he will conduct research on issues related to the development of the legal profession and legal ethics.

LIANG Zhixiang (Victor)
Mr. Liang Zhixiang (Victor) is the General Counsel of Baidu, Inc. Mr. Liang received his Law degree at Peking University and earned his LL.M. degree at the University of New South Wales in Australia. During his visit at Yale, Mr. Liang will conduct research on laws and regulations related to the internet and search engines.

LIU Renwen
Professor LIU Renwen is Professor and Director of the Criminal Law Department of Law Institute, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. He got his PhD at China University of Political Science and Law, and earned Post-Doctoral Certificates at CASS and Peking University. He has been a visiting scholar at Yale Law School, Harvard Law School, Columbia Law School, NYU School of Law, and others. During his visit at Yale, Professor Liu will conduct research on criminal justice reform and community corrections.

ZHU Chengjun
Mr. ZHU Chengjun is with the inspection team of Shanghai Food and Drug Administration. He earned a Master of Law degree from the East China University of Political and Law. During his visit at Yale, Mr. Zhu will conduct comparative research related to legislation on off-label use of pharmaceutical drugs in China.

Fall 2010

Chen Biwen
Mr. CHEN Biwen is with the Legislative Affairs Office of the State Council of China. His area of responsibility is administrative review. Mr. Chen earned his master sand bachelor degrees from East China University of Political Science and Law in Shanghai. During his stay at Yale law School for the Fall semester, Mr. Chen will conduct research on the U.S. systems for administrative review and how to improve China’s administrative reconsideration system.

Geng Miao
Ms. GENG Miao works in the Internal and Judicial Affairs Committee of National People’s Congress in China. She earned her masters degree from Peking University Law School and bachelor degree from Beijing Union University. During her three months stay at Yale, she will conduct research on volunteer service regulation in the United States.

Li Xingxiang
Mr. LI Xingxiang is from the Legislative Affairs Office of the Shanghai Municipal Government., where he is responsible for drafting local regulations and government documents. Mr. Li earned his LLM from the Law School of Fudan University and LLB from East China University of Political Science and Law, both in Shanghai. During his two months at Yale law School, he will conduct research on information disclosure in the administrative process.

Li Xueyao
Professor LI Xueyao is Associate Professor of Law at the KoGuan Law School of Shanghai Jiao Tong University. He earned a Ph.D. degree and a masters degree from Zhejiang University. While at Yale, he will conduct research on issues related to the development of the legal profession and legal ethics.

Spring 2010

Nicholas Bequelin
Dr. Nicholas BEQUELIN is senior researcher on China at Human Rights Watch, based in Hong Kong, and a fellow at the Universities Service Centre for Chinese Studies, the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He obtained his PhD in History from the School of Advanced Studies in Social Sciences (EHESS,) Paris, in 2001, and is a graduate in Chinese from the School of Oriental Languages and Civilisations (INALCO), also in Paris. His publications have appeared in The China Journal, The China Quarterly, Asian Studies as well as many newspapers and magazines. He is a regular commentator for major international media on legal, political and human rights developments in China. During his visit to Yale, Dr. Bequelin will research the rule of law and human rights.

Huang Yong
Dr. HUANG Yong works in the Criminal Law Division of the Legislative Affairs Office of the National People’s Congress Standing Committee, where he is Deputy Division Chief. Dr. Huang earned a PhD in Criminal Procedure from Peking University Law School in 2004, and has worked for the Standing Committee since that time. Prior to matriculating at Peking University, he served as a judge in the Jinan Intermediate Railway Court. He has published articles on burdens of proof and China’s anti-drug law. During his stay at Yale Law School, he will conduct research on the exclusionary rule of criminal evidence.

Li Yuanyuan
Ms. LI Yuanyuan is the Deputy Director of the Center for Public Participation Studies and Supports of Peking University Law School, where she is a PhD candidate. She earned her LL.M. and LL.B. at Peking University Law School. While at Yale, Ms. Li will conduct research on implementation of government information disclosure at the federal and state levels, and the role of non-government organizations in this process.

Lu Jun
Mr. LU Jun is the Chief Coordinator of Beijing YIRENPING Center, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting social justice and public well-being in China. YIRENPING offers education on communicable disease prevention and control, provides community outreach and assistance for patients, and works to eliminate discrimination and stigma. Mr. Lu is best known in China for his advocacy on behalf of carriers of HBV (hepatitis B virus), for which he has won recognition in China, Hong Kong, Italy, and elsewhere. While at Yale, he will conduct research on antidiscrimination law and public interest law and practice.

Sun Nana
Ms. SUN Nana works in the Civil Law Division of the Legislative Affairs Office of the National People’s Congress Standing Committee. She holds a Master’s Degree in Civil and Commercial Law from East China University of Political Science and Law, and has written about corporate governance. During her stay at Yale Law School, she will conduct research on the civil evidence.

Zhao Yanjun
Ms. ZHAO Yanjun is the Deputy Director of the Institute of Shanghai Food and Drug Supervision of the Shanghai FDA. Ms. Zhao received a Master’s Degree of Public Administration from East China Normal University and a law degree from Shanghai University Law School. During her stay at Yale Law School from January to May 2010, she will conduct research on the issue of mass incident compensation in connection with food and drug regulation.

Fall 2009

Ding Li
Mr. Ding Li is a principal staff member of the Economic Legislation Division of Shanghai Municipal People’s Government Office of Legislative Affairs. Mr. Ding received his law degree from East China University of Politics and Law in Shanghai, where he majored in international economic law. Prior to joining the government, he worked as an IP lawyer in an intellectual property firm and an in-house lawyer in a joint venture. During his stay at Yale, Mr. Ding will conduct research on personal information protection.

Luo Peixin
Professor Luo Peixin is Professor of Law and Deputy Dean of the Economic Law School of East China University of Political Science & Law in Shanghai. He also serves as Director of the Research Department of ECUPL. Professor Luo received his Ph.D. in law from Peking University and LL.M. in law from East China University of Political Science and Law. During his visit at Yale from September to December, Professor Luo will conduct research in corporate governance.

Liang Ying
Dr. Liang Ying is Division Director of the Research Department of the Legislative Affairs Commission (LAC) of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress. Mr. Liang graduated from Hunan Normal University with a Bachelor's degree in Literature, the Foreign Affairs College with a Master's degree in Law, and the Central Party School with a Ph.D. degree. Mr. Liang had been working at the Politics & Law Department of the Central Party School for over ten years as an assistant professor, and has been engaging in legislative research for over three years at the Research Department of the LAC. During his visit at Yale from September to October 2009, Mr. Liang will conduct research on the use of public hearings in lawmaking.

Tian Yanmiao
Ms. Tian Yanmiao is Deputy Director-General of the Regulation Filing and Reviewing Department of the Legislative Affairs Commission (LAC) of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress. Ms. Tian graduated from Renmin University of China with a Bachelor's degree in Economics. She had been working at the Economic Law Department of the LAC for over fifteen years, and engaged in drafting and revising nearly 30 laws such as the Corporation Law, Securities Law, Insurance Law, Trust Law, Foreign Trade Law, Customs Law, Accounting Law, Individual Income Tax Law, etc. While at Yale during September to October of 2009, Ms. Tian will conduct research on the use of public hearings in lawmaking.

Jia Weiqian
Ms. Jia Weiqian is a principal staff member of the Foreign Affairs Department of the Legislative Affairs Office of the State Council of China. Ms. Jia graduated from Hong Kong University with a Master degree in common law. She also earned her LL.M. degree at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences and LL.B. degree at China University of Laws and Politics. During her visit at Yale from late September to December 2009, Ms. Jia will conduct research on the US rulemaking process and the use and conduct of cost-benefit analysis and economic analysis in this process.

Spring 2009

Chen Jinhua

Chen Jinhua is an official responsible for legal advice in the Inspection Division of the Shanghai Food and Drug Administration. Ms. Chen earned her LLB and LLM from the East China University of Politics & Law, and is currently a PhD candidate in administrative law at the Shanghai Jiaotong University. She has published articles, in Chinese, on the petition system, administrative discretion and the legislative power of local governments. At Yale, Ms. Chen is carrying out research on information disclosure rules and practices relating to food and drug regulation and inspection, and the advisory committee system used by the Food and Drug Administration in the U.S. and other countries.

Li Cheng
Li Cheng is a PhD candidate in law at Shanghai Jiaotong University. An active anti-discrimination lawyer and scholar, he has helped bring a number of lawsuits in fields such as gender, age and rural/urban discrimination. He has published articles, in Chinese, on administrative law and constitutional law. Mr. Li earned his LLB and LLM at Sichuan University. While at Yale, he will research American antidiscrimination law, and the role of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and other administrative mechanisms for resolving discrimination disputes.

Min Chunlei
For the past twenty years, Professor Min Chunlei has taught criminal procedure at Jilin University, where she earned her bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate degrees. She is a leading criminal procedure scholar in China, and has recently published in the Peking University Law Journal and the Chinese Journal of Law. Dr. Min has also consulted extensively with various courts and prosecutor’s offices in Jilin province. During her visit, Dr. Min will conduct research on American sentencing procedure and proof standards for criminal convictions.

Wang Yifei
Wang Yifei is a PhD candidate at the Peking University School of Law, where he works on criminal procedure. Mr. Wang received a bachelor’s degree in law, and another in English, from the Southwest University of Political Science and Law, where he also earned a master’s degree in criminal procedure law. He has published articles on expert witnesses, criminal defense and the limits on prosecution power. Mr. Wang is also currently involved on a pilot project involving criminal sentencing reform in various Chinese courts. While at Yale, he is doing comparative research on the sentencing procedures of the United States, and various civil law countries.

Zhang Jingjing
Zhang Jingjing is one of China’s leading public interest lawyers. She has litigated, and won, a number of landmark environmental cases throughout China, including a class action lawsuit with over 1,600 plaintiffs in Fujian province. Ms. Zhang is the litigation director of the Center for Legal Assistance to Pollution Victims (CLAPV), one of the leading environmental law organization in China. Ms. Zhang earned her LLB from Wuhan University, and LLM from China University of Political Science and Law. In Fall 2008, she was a World Fellow at Yale University. While at the China Law Center, she will study American environmental law and litigation.

Zhao Deguan
Zhao Deguan is Chief of the Administrative Reconsideration Division of the Legislative Affairs Office of Shanghai Municipal People’s Government, where he is responsible for handling administrative appeals. After earning his master's degree from Soochow University Law School, Mr. Zhao worked in the Nanjing Municipal Intermediate People’s Court and the Shanghai Administrative Law Institute. He has published articles on public participation in urban management and on administrative litigation topics. During his visit at Yale in April 2009, Mr. Zhao will conduct research on administrative adjudication and the use of mediation in administrative procedure, give a talk about the use of mediation in administrative adjudication in Shanghai and meet with government officials and administrative law judges who are involved with administrative adjudication in the United States.

Fall 2008

Wu Hongyao
Professor Wu Hongyao is Associate Professor and Assistant Dean of the Procedural Law Research Instititute at China University of Political Science and Law (CUPL). He received his Ph.D. from CUPL in 2002. His research focuses on constitutional criminal procedure, particularly in interrogation, search and seizue; human rights and criminal procedure; analysis of evidence and fact-finding in adjudication; and restorative justice. While at Yale from September to December 2008, Professor Wu research criminal procedure and legal reform in the U.S. and abroad.

Zhang Yu
Dr. Zhang Yu is a researcher with the Government Legal Affairs Research Center of China's State Council Legislative Affairs Office. He earned his Ph.D. in constitutional and administrative law from Renmin University Law School in 2005. Dr. Zhang's research centers on constitutional review; emergency responses; and administrative rulemaking, enforcement and mediation. While at Yale Law School from September to December 2008, Dr. Zhang studied the regulation of administrative user fees.

Summer 2008

He Haibo
Dr. He is an Associate Professor of Tsinghua University Law School. He earned a Master of Jurisprudence degree from the University of Durham, UK, a Ph.D. degree and a Master's Degree from Peking University. He was a Lecturer and then an Associate Professor at the Law Department of China National School of Administration before he joined Tsinghua. While at Yale Law School from August 2007 to July 2008, Professor He will conduct research on the legitimate foundation of judicial review.

Shi Lan
Ms. Shi Lan is a division chief in the Department of Inspection & Investigation of the Shanghai Food and Drug Administration, where she is responsible for designing inspection and investigation strategies, handling enforcement actions and dealing with the illegal drugs and medical devices. Ms. Shi received a Bachelor’s Degree in Law from China University of Political Science and Law, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmacy from Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine. During her stay at Yale Law School from June to late August 2008, she will conduct research on drug recall systems, “black list” law and procedure and information disclosure systems in United States.

Tong Lihua
Mr. Tong Lihua is the founder and director of two of Beijing's most important public interest law organizations: the Beijing Children’s Legal Aid and Research Center and the Beijing Legal Aid Working Station for Migrant Workers. Mr. Tong, widely recognized as one of China's leading public interest lawyers, has developed networks of lawyers to handle juvenile and migrant worker rights cases across China. He also serves as a deputy of the Beijing People's Congress, and holds leadership positions in China's lawyers association. Mr. Tong holds a Master Degree in law from the China University of Political Science and Law. While at Yale from June to December 2008, Mr. Tong will research public interest law, legal aid programs, the role of the legislature, and related topics.

Wang Fang
Ms. Wang Fang is a lawyer and researcher of Beijing Legal Aid Working Station for Migrant Workers, providing legal consultation and case representation for migrant workers who come to work in Beijing from rural parts of China. Ms. Wang holds a Master Degree in law from the China University of Political Science and Law. While at Yale Law School from July to December of 2008, Ms. Wang will conduct research on public interest law, legal aid programs and labor and employment law.

Spring 2008

Dan Wei
Dr. Dan Wei is a professor and senior researcher of the Institute of Procuratorial Theory of the Supreme People’s Procuratorate. He is also the Deputy Editor-in-Chief of the journal Chinese Criminal Science. Professor Dan’s research subjects include criminal law, criminal procedure law, criminology, and human rights protection. He holds a Ph.D. from Wuhan University and was a postdoctoral researcher from June 2000 to June 2003 at Renmin University. During his stay at Yale from January to May 2008, he conducted comparative research on arrest and detention procedures and standards for the pre-trial release of criminal suspects. Professor Dan is currently working on a series of empirical studies and pilot projects related to the pre-trial criminal process in China.

He Haibo
Dr. He is an Associate Professor of Tsinghua University Law School. He earned a Master of Jurisprudence degree from the University of Durham, UK, a Ph.D. degree and a Master's Degree from Peking University. He was a Lecturer and then an Associate Professor at the Law Department of China National School of Administration before he joined Tsinghua. While at Yale Law School from August 2007 to July 2008, Professor He conducted research on the legitimate foundation of judicial review.

Li Ping
Ms. Li Ping is a principal staff member of the Municipal Construction Law and Regulation Division of the Legislative Affairs Office of Shanghai Municipal People's Government, where she is responsible for drafting regulations, handling legal affairs and researching and writing. Ms. Li received a Masters degree in law from the Central University of Finance and Economics in Beijing. While at Yale Law School from April to June 2008, she conducted research on determining the "public interest” and appropriate procedures for the use of eminent domain in the United States.

Sun Zhongxin
Dr. Sun Zhongxin (Cindy Sun) is associate professor of sociology at Fudan University, and research fellow for the Nordic Center, the Human Rights Center, and the Center for Gender Studies of Fudan University. She graduated from East China Normal University in 1997 with a Ph.D. in Sociology and then began teaching at Fudan University. Her research and teaching interests include: Women's/Gender Studies, Sexuality, Lesbian and Gay Studies, Feminist Research Methods, Urban Middle Class Culture, Youth Studies, Globalization, and Contemporary Chinese Society. In addition to her teaching duties at Fudan University, she has been co-teaching an Internet-based master's degree course, "Gender and the Globalization/Transformation Process," hosted by Lund University, Sweden. She offered the first LGBT course for undergraduate students at Fudan University in Fall 2005. Dr. Sun was a guest professor at the Centre for East and Southeast Asian Studies, Lund University, from February to June 2006. While at Yale Law School, she conducted research on gender equality and the law.
Fall 2007

He Haibo
Dr. He is an Associate Professor of Tsinghua University Law School. He earned a Master of Jurisprudence degree from the University of Durham, UK, a Ph.D. degree and a Master's Degree from Peking University. He was a Lecturer and then an Associate Professor at the Law Department of China National School of Administration before he joined Tsinghua. While at Yale Law School from August 2007 to July 2008, Professor He conducted research on the legitimate foundation of judicial review.

Teng Biao
Dr. Teng Biao is a lecturer at the Law School of the China University of Political Science and Law and a part-time lawyer at the Beijing Huayi Law Firm. In 2005, Asia Newsweek recognized Dr. Teng as one of China’s top fourteen human rights lawyers and as one of its “Persons of the Year in Asia.” Dr. Teng was also recognized as one of the “Top Ten Figures in the Legal System” for 2003 by the Ministry of Justice and China Central TV in 2003, and was awarded the Gleitsman Award for Achievement by the Gleitsman Foundation in 2003. He holds a Ph.D. from Peking University Law School. While at Yale Law School from September to December 2007, he conducted research on a number of issues, including constitutional law, public interest litigation, and criminal procedure.

Wu Zongxian
Dr. Wu is a Professor at the College of Criminal Law Science at Beijing Normal University. For a number of years, he was the Director of the Penological Division of Institute for Crime Prevention, Ministry of Justice of China. While at Yale Law School from September to November 2007, Professor Wu conducted research on community corrections and criminal law.

Zhao Wenmei
Ms. Zhao is the principal staff member of the Administrative Reconsideration Department in the Legislative Affairs Office of Shanghai Municipal People’s Government, where she handles administrative review cases. She holds a Master of Law (Civil Law and Business Law) degree from Southwest University of Political Science and Law. She served from 1995-2005 as a judge and then Presiding Judge in a district level people’s court in Guiyang, Guizhou province, China. While at Yale Law School from September to October 2007, Ms. Zhao conducted research on procedures for the use of mediation in administrative adjudication in the United States.

Summer 2007

Tan Yu
Ms. Tan is a staff member in the Constitutional Law Department of the Legislative Affairs Commission of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress. She received an M.A. degree in Constitutional and Administrative Law from Peking University School of Law in 2005. While at Yale Law School from July to August 2007, Ms. Tan conducted research on the revision of the State Compensation Law and also undertook related research on administrative law reform.

Zhou Min
Ms. Zhou Min is Vice Director General of the State Law Department of the Legislative Affairs Commission of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress. Ms. Zhou holds an LLB. degree and an LLM. degree from Peking University Law School, and a Postgraduate Diploma of Common Law from the Faculty of Law of Hong Kong University. Ms. Zhou worked at the People’s Court of Haidian District in Beijing for one year, and worked at the Research Department of the Legislative Affairs Commission for over ten years. While at Yale Law School from July to August 2007, Ms. Zhou conducted research on the revision of the State Compensation Law and also engaged in related research on administrative law reform.

Spring 2007

Chen Zhenyu
Mr. Chen Zhenyu earned a BA and LLM degree from the East China University of Politics and Law, and is a Ph.D. candidate at Shanghai Jiaotong University. While at Yale Law School from February to May 2007, he conducted research on issues relating to public participation and open information in the urban planning process.

Feng Xingyuan
Mr. Feng Xingyuan is Associate Professor at the Rural Development Institute of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. He is co-founder and board member of the Cathay Institute for Public Affairs as well as co-founder and member of the Chinese Hayek Society. He earned a Master’s degree in Economics (banking and finance) from the Graduate School of Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. While at Yale Law School from March 20-May 18, 2007, he conducted research on central-local relations and local governance.

Lao Dongyan
Ms. Lao Dongyan is a lecturer at Tsinghua University School of Law. She earned a Bachelor of Law from East China Institute of Politics and Law in Shanghai, and a Ph.D. from Peking University Law School. While at Yale Law School from January to May 2007, she conducted research on criminal law reform.

Wang Jing
Ms. Wang Jing is a Ph.D. candidate at the Law School of China University of Political Science and Law, from which she earned her Master’s degree in law. She currently also serves as academic secretary and researcher at the Law Department of China National School of Administration (CNSA). She obtained a bachelor’s degree in International Economic Law from the Law School of Nankai University in Tianjin. While at Yale Law School from January to April 2007, she conducted research on how various issues relating to land requisition, including dispute resolution mechanisms, are handled in the United States.

Xu Zhiyong
Dr. Xu Zhiyong is a lecturer at the Humanities, Economics, and Law School of Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications. He received his Ph.D. in law from Peking University. He also is the founder of The Open Constitution Initiative, an independent center working to advance constitutional government in China. He was a visiting scholar at Yale Law School in 2004, conducting research on comparative constitutional law. He visited Yale again for a few weeks in April 2007 in order to participate in the Robert L. Bernstein International Human Rights Fellowship Symposium and other programs and activities at Yale Law School.

Zhou Dan
Mr. Zhou Dan is Executive Director of YU DAN, an organization based in Shanghai with a mission to achieve positive perception and full recognition of gay rights in China, and a lawyer with Shao Gang Law Office in Shanghai. He received his Master of Laws from Renmin University. Mr. Zhou was profiled in the June 27, 2005 issue of the TIME magazine and received the 2006 International Role Model Award from Equality Forum, an LGBT organization headquartered in Philadelphia. He was a visiting scholar at Yale Law School from January- May 2004, researching anti-discrimination issues, especially as they relate to sexual orientation and HIV/AIDS, and September-October 2006, when gave a lecture for the Workshop on Chinese Legal Reform at Yale Law School, and conducted research on civil rights, anti-discrimination law, and HIV/AIDS law and policy. He visited Yale again in April 2007 to participate in the Robert L. Bernstein International Human Rights Fellowship Symposium and other programs and activities at Yale Law School.

Zhou Hanhua
Professor Zhou Hanhua is Director of the Constitutional Law and Administrative Law Department of the Institute of Law under the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences and a part-time professor at several other institutes and universities in China. He is China’s leading expert on open government information, led a scholars group to prepare a draft on what would be China’s first personal information protection law and has worked extensively on various issues of regulatory reform. He was a Senior Visiting Scholar at the China Law Center in Fall 2000 (researching freedom of information law), a visiting scholar at the Institute of Human Rights in 1998 and a research scholar at the University of Michigan Law School from 1993-95. While at Yale Law School from February 26 to March 12, 2007, he conducted research on issues relating to E-government law and practice.

Fall 2006

Li Jie
Dr. Li Jie is Deputy Director of the Institute of Food and Drug Supervision of the Shanghai Municipal Food and Drug Administration and has been cooperating with the Center in drafting China’s first food recall measures. Dr. Li obtained a bachelor’s degree from Fudan University’s School of Public Health in 1987 and has 20 years of experience in public health medicine, food safety and standards enforcement. While at Yale Law School from September to October 2006, she researched food recall systems at the federal and state level, as well as international experience, in order to improve draft food recall measures already being implemented on a trial basis in Shanghai.

Long Xiaolin
Ms. Long Xiaolin is a lawyer with the Research Center of the Guangzhou Municipal Government Office of Legislative Affairs. She is a graduate of Sichuan University Law School, where she obtained an undergraduate degree in law with a specialty in economic law, and earned a Master of Law from the Central Party School. While at Yale Law School from September to October 2006, she explored mechanisms to effectively and regularly evaluate and revise or abolish administrative regulations.

Wang Jing
Ms. Wang Jing earned a Master’s degree from the Law School of China University of Political Science and Law, and is a Ph.D. candidate in the same school. Ms. Wang obtained a bachelor’s degree in International Economic Law from the Law School of NanKai University. She currently also serves as academic secretary at the Law Department of China National School of Administration (CNSA). While at Yale Law School from November to December 2006, she conducted research on administrative dispute resolution mechanisms.

Xiong Qiuhong
Professor Xiong Qiuhong is the Deputy Director of the Department of Procedural Law at the Institute of Law of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. She holds a Ph.D. in Criminal Procedural Law from the China University of Political Science and Law. While at Yale Law School from September to December 2006, she conducted research on criminal procedure reform.

Zhou Dan
Mr. Zhou Dan is Executive Director of YU DAN, an organization based in Shanghai with a mission to achieve positive perception of, and full recognition of, gay rights in China, and a lawyer with Shao Gang Law Office in Shanghai. He received his Master of Laws from Renmin University. Mr. Zhou was profiled in the June 27, 2005 issue of the TIME magazine and received the 2006 International Role Model Award from Equality Forum, an LGBT organization headquartered in Philadelphia. He was a visiting scholar at Yale Law School from January to May 2004, with research emphasis on anti-discrimination issues, especially as they relate to sexual orientation and HIV/AIDS. He visited The China Law Center at Yale Law School again from September 26 to October 10, 2006, in order to give a lecture for The Workshop on Chinese Legal Reform at Yale Law School, and conduct research on civil rights, anti-discrimination law, and HIV/AIDS law and policy.

Spring 2006

Fang Jingang
Judge Fang Jingang is a judge at the Institute of Applied Legal Studies of the Supreme People’s Court (SPC) in China, and a member of the Judicial Reform Group within the SPC. He obtained a doctoral degree in Procedure Law from the China University of Politics and Law. While at the Yale Law School from late February to late May in 2006, he conducted research on sentencing in criminal cases.

Wang Qinghua
Mr. Wang Qinghua is a lecturer at the China University of Politics and Law. He received a LL.M. degree from Harvard Law School. While at the Yale Law School from February 2 to May 22, 2006, he conducted research on the first amendment doctrine and administrative litigation in rural China.

Yang Lei
Ms. Yang Lei is a researcher at the Guangzhou Municipal Government Office of Legislative Affairs (OLA). Ms. Yang received her LL.M. degree in International, Commercial and European Law from the University of Sheffield in the UK. While at the Yale Law School from January 9 to March 1, 2006, she conducted research on U.S. and international practices of public participation in administrative rulemaking, and coordinated the cooperative project on rulemaking between The China Law Center at Yale Law School and the Guangzhou OLA.

Zhang Lijuan
Dr. Zhang Lijuan is a Lecturer in Law in the Political and Law Department of the Central Party School. She earned her Ph.D. in Law from China Renmin University. While at the Yale Law School from January 31 to May 19 in 2006, she conducted research on the role of representatives and their political parties in the legislature.

Wang Wei
Ms. Wang Wei is a government official in the Department of Agricultural, Natural Resources, and Environmental Protection of the State Council's Legislative Affairs Office (OLA). She received a master's degree in Civil and Business Law from Tsinghua University. During her stay at the Yale Law School from February 20 to April 13, 2006, she conducted research on water conservation.

Li Sheng
Mr. Li Sheng is a senior staff member in the Department of Industry, Communications, and Commerce of the State Council's Legislative Affairs Office (OLA). He received a LL.M. degree in Legal Education from the Capital Normal University. During his stay at the Yale Law School between April 1 and May 20, 2006, he conducted research on government information disclosure regulations.

Fu Yulin
Dr. Fu Yulin is an Associate Professor of civil procedure and legal practice at the Peking University School of Law. She received a Ph.D. in civil procedure law from the Renmin University School of Law and a Master’s Degree in civil law from Peking University School of Law. She served as a judge in the Wuhan Maritime Court from 1987-94. During her stay at the Yale Law School from April 3 to May 17, 2006, she researched the civil appeals system in the United States.

Fall 2005

Liu Qiang
Liu Qiang is Deputy Director of the Justice Research Institute of Shanghai, and a Professor at the Shanghai Institute of Politics and Law, teaching and writing primarily in the criminal law field. He received a masters degree studying criminology from Iowa State University. While at the Yale Law School he conducted comparative research related to introducing community corrections systems in China.

Luo Changqing
Ms. Luo is the Deputy Director of the General Division of the Office of Legislative Affairs, Shanghai Municipal People's Government. She received a Master of Law degree from East China University of Politics and Law, specializing in administrative law. While at the Yale Law School, she conducted research on alternative methods of administrative dispute resolution and public participation in administrative rulemaking.

Jin Jinping
Dr. Jin is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the National Institute of Law, Chinese Academy of Social Science, as well as Vice Director of the Center for Real Estate Law and Assistant Director of the Center for Nonprofit Organizations Law at Peking University Law School. She earned her Ph.D. in civil and commercial law from Peking University Law School. While at the Yale Law School, she researched issues relating to non-profit organizations, the emergence of homeowners associations in China, and charitable trusts.

Zhou Wei
Professor Zhou Wei is a Vice Dean of Shanghai Jiaotong University Law School and the Director of Jiaotong’s Human Rights Law Study Center and Institute of Procedural Law and Judicial Reform. His teaching and writing focuses especially on criminal law and criminal procedure. He received his Ph.D. in Law from the University of Hong Kong. While at the Yale Law School, he conducted comparative research on bail and other systems of pre-trial release

Spring 2005

Cai Wei
Ms. Cai, who earned a Master of Law degree from Jilin University, is an Editor and Assistant Research Fellow at the Institute of the Procuratorial Theory. While at Yale, she conducted research on how to prevent and deter coerced confessions, as well as the role of prosecutors in the American legal system.

Chen Changxiong
Chen Changxiong is a lawyer in the State Council’s Office of Legislative Affairs (OLA), working in the Department of Education, Science, Culture and Health. He earned a master’s degree in law at Northwest Institute of Politics and Law. While at the Yale Law School, he researched food safety issues in connection with a major revision of China’s Food Safety Law.

Chen Duanhong
Chen Duanhong is an associate professor at the Peking University Law School and director of its Center for Constitutional Studies. He earned his Ph.D. in 1993 from the China Academy of Social Sciences. He is one of China's leading young scholars in the fields of administrative law and constitutional law. His research at Yale focused on issues of constitutional law and constitutionalism.

Dong Wenyuan
Ms. Dong is currently a Ph.D. Candidate in Administrative Law at Peking University Law School. She also has a Masters in Legal History from Peking University Law School. Her latest publication is called “Comparative Analysis of the Pursuit of Constitutionalism between George Washington and Sun Zhongshan”, which was co-authored with Professor Yuan Shuhong of China’s National School of Administration (CNSA). While at Yale, she conducted research on public participation in lawmaking, as well as assisted on other projects between The China Law Center and the CNSA.

Pu Zhiqiang
Mr. Pu is currently a partner of Beijing Huayi Law Firm. He is a pioneering free speech lawyer in China. His other areas of practice include finance, real estate, reputation protection, bankruptcy, unjust competition law, antitrust law, and private housing loans. His recent victory in a case representing "China Reform" magazine is seen by many as an important advance in protecting more independent media in China. While at the Yale Law School, he conducted comparative research on media and the law. An article about Mr. Pu recently appeared in the Washington Post: "In China, Turning the Law Into the People's Protector," by Philip P. Pan, December 28, 2004.

Xia Xueping
Mr. Xia is an official at the Central Propaganda Department Laws and Regulations Bureau in Beijing. He earned his Ph.D. at North-East Normal University and an M.A. in Economics from Tsinghua University. During his time at Yale, Mr. Xia conducted comparative research on the relationship between the government and the media within the United States as part of a cooperation program between our Center and Tsinghua University Law School.

Zhang Dajun
Mr. Zhang, an M.B.A. graduate of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, has been working on business strategy issues at IBM Business Consulting Services in Beijing for the past two years. He is also a nationally recognized public interest advocate in China. Among his activities, he is the organizer of the biweekly Salon in Beijing, the leader of the media forum at the Open Constitution Initiative, and an active member of a leading independent rural development organization. While at Yale, Mr. Zhang conducted comparative research on privatization and corporate governance.

Zhang Zhihui
Since 1996 Mr. Zhang has been Director-General at the Institute of Procuratorial Theory at the Supreme People's Procuratorate. He has published thirty books and more than fifty articles on criminal law and justice. He earned his Ph.D. in criminal law from Renmin University Law School. While at Yale, his research focused on how to prevent and deter coerced confessions, as well as the role of prosecutors in the American legal system.

Fall 2004

Xu Zhiyong
Professor Xu teaches law in the Law and Humanities School of the Beijing University of Post and Telecommunications. He received his Ph.D. in law from Peking University. Professor Xu was a key figure in the campaign to abolish the Chinese system of “custody and repatriation.” He also is the founder of The Open Constitution Initiative, an independent center working to advance constitutional government in China. He recently won the only openly contested election for a seat in the Beijing People’s Congress. While at Yale, Prof. Xu conducted research on comparative constitutional law.

Liu Renwen
Professor Liu Renwen is Senior Research Fellow of the Law Institute of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. He received his Ph.D. in law from the China University of Politics and Law. He has been a visiting scholar at Columbia University Law School and at the Oxford Criminology Centre. His recent work included groundbreaking research on the death penalty and the protection of human rights. He has also written on environmental crimes and reform of re-education through labor system. While at The China Law Center, Prof. Liu undertook research on the regulation and control of police agencies.

Wang Liming
Professor Wang Liming is Dean of Renmin University Law School. He is also a Deputy of the National People's Congress. He received his Ph.D. in Law from Renmin University, was a Fulbright scholar at Harvard Law School and has taught in France and Japan. He is widely-regarded as China's leading civil law scholar, and is an unusually prolific author of books and articles on a variety of legal subjects. He has played a key personal role in the drafting of China's contract law and property law as well as a variety of court reforms. He is currently working on the drafting of China's first-ever tort law, and tort law was the main area of his research while at Yale.

Wang Jiancheng
Professor Wang Jiancheng teaches law at the Peking University Law School, and is one of China’s leading criminal procedure scholars. He is also Deputy President of the China Procedural Law Association. Before joining the Peking University faculty, he was dean of the Yantai University Law School in Shandong. He received his Ph.D. in law from Renmin University and was a visiting scholar at the Katholic University of Leuven in Belgium from 1994 to 1996. As a Fulbright Scholar at Yale Law School, he researched plea bargaining in the United States and China.

Wang Lifen
Dr. Wang Lifen is the Director of the Information Program Workshop at China Central Television (CCTV) where she directs the network's principle economic news programs The Morning Show, Newslist, Economic News Affiliated Broadcast, and Economic Half Hour. Previously, she was the creator and producer of the popular and very successful and influential current affairs interview program Dialogue.

Xu Yong'an
Dr. Xu is a Section Chief in the Department of Criminal Legislation of the Legislative Affairs Commission of the National People’s Congress. He received his Ph.D. in criminal law from Peking University in 2003. During his time at Yale, he focused his research on community corrections and alternatives to incarceration.

Summer 2004

Wang Wansheng
Wang Wansheng is Director of the Section of National Resources and Environmental Protection in the Department of Agricultural, National Resources, and Environmental Protection of the State Council's Office of Legislative Affairs (OLA). Mr. Wang received his law degree from Jilin University. He participated in the drafting and revision of numerous laws, including China's basic land law, the Land Management Law, and other real estate-related laws. He has also written books and articles on law and legal reform in general and on land and mortgage law in particular. While at Yale Law School, Mr. Wang researched issues related to an expected revision of the Land Management Law, including when a state may expropriate land for the "public interest," what procedures and compensation standards should apply to such a taking, how best to implement land use controls, especially to protect and preserve agricultural lands, etc.

Yang Kui
Yang Kui works in the Department of Agriculture, National Resources and Environmental Protection of the Office of Legislative Affairs of the State Council. Mr. Yang received masters’ degrees in law from the University of Hong Kong and Renmin University. He participated in the drafting and revision of several laws relating to property and housing and has written explanations of various housing-related regulations. While at The China Law Center, Mr. Yang researched issues related to an expected revision of China's Land Management Law, including when a state may expropriate land for the "public interest," what procedures and compensation should apply to such a taking, how best to implement and use controls, especially to protect and preserve agricultural lands, and how to establish a land title and registration system.

Spring 2004

Gao Xiang
Judge Gao is a judge of the No. 4 Civil Division of the Supreme People’s Court of China. He received his LL.M. and Ph.D. in Law from the University of New South Wales in Australia in addition to an LL.M. from the China University of Political Science and Law. He has been active in Chinese and International forums and has written numerous books and articles in Chinese and English in many areas including Civil and Commercial law. As part of a cooperative project between the Supreme People’s Court, National Judges College and The China Law Center, Judge Gao conducted research on judicial reform and court organization and structure.

Bi Yuqian
Professor Bi is a Professor and Director of the Judicial Center of the National Judges College. He also serves as chief editor of two legal journals and is author of many articles on civil evidence and civil procedure. He received his LL.M. and J.D. degrees from China’s University of Political Science and Law. As part of a cooperative project between the Supreme People’s Court, National Judges College and The China Law Center, Professor Bi conducted research on judicial reform and court organization and structure.

Yang Haining
Yang Haining is a lawyer in the Legal Affairs Office of the Shanghai Municipal People’s Government. Ms. Yang received her law degree from East China Politics and Law University. She is contributing to the draft of a national emergency law in China and conducted research on related issues while at Yale Law School in February 2004.

Zhou Dan
Zhou Dan is a lawyer with Richard Wang & Co. Law Offices in Shanghai. He received his Master of Laws from Renmin University. In addition to his work as a practicing lawyer, he is a founding member and legal advisor for Shanghai Hotline for Sexual Minorities and an active contributor to Ai Qing Bai Pi Shu – Zhong Huan Tong Zhi Wang ("White Paper on Love– Chinese Gay and Lesbian Web"), one of oldest and most popular gay websites in Chinese. While at Yale Law School from January to April 2004, Mr. Zhou researched anti-discrimination issues, especially as they relate to sexual orientation and HIV/AIDS.

Fall 2003

Feng Lixia
Feng Lixia is an Associate Professor in the Political and Law Department at the Central Party School in Beijing. She has written the books A Comparative Study on Codification and Outline of the Science of the Law in addition to many articles on jurisprudence, comparative law, law and society, and legislative science. Professor Feng received her Ph.D. in jurisprudence and comparative law from the Peking University Law School. While at Yale, Professor Feng conducted research on issues related to judicial reform.

Zhou Qiren
Zhou Qiren is a Professor at the China Center for Economic Research at Peking University. He has written numerous articles and books on economic and legal topics, including regulatory reform, new institutional economics, the telecommunications sector, and rural development. Professor Zhou received his Ph.D. in economics from the University of California, Los Angeles and his B.A. from Renmin University in Beijing. While at Yale, Professor Zhou conducted research related to the income and land tenure system in rural China, with an emphasis on transfer of land rights.

Cheng Jie
Cheng Jie is Associate Professor at the School of Law at Tsinghua University. She has written extensively on many aspects of law and legal reform in China, including Open Government Under Law--A Constitutionalist Perspective. She is the Secretary-General and Vice Director of the Center for Constitutional Law and Civil Rights at Tsinghua University and one of the founders of Tsinghua's clinical program. Professor Cheng received her Ph.D. in constitutional law from Peking University. As a Fulbright Scholar at Yale, she researched freedom of information and transparent government.

Summer 2003

Zhang Jianhua
Zhang Jianhua is Deputy Director of the Department of Education, Science, Culture and Public Health of the State Council's Office of Legislative Affairs (OLA), the ministry-level department that develops and drafts much of the central government's legislation and administrative law. He has been with OLA for seventeen years, and has been involved in drafting many important national regulations. Mr. Zhang has a Master Of Law from the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. While at the Yale Law School during June and July 2003, he conducted research on public participation in administrative rulemaking.

Huang Changjie
Huang Changjie is a lawyer in the Department of Research of the State Council's Office of Legislative Affairs (OLA) and also a member of the Office of Administrative License Reforms. Mr. Huang has a Master of Law from Renmin University, and has written numerous articles and papers on administrative law. While at the Yale Law School during June and July 2003, he conducted research on public participation in administrative rulemaking.

Guan Lijuan
Guan Lijuan (Jennie) is a lawyer in the Shanghai Municipal Government's Office of Legislative Affairs. Ms. Guan received her law degree from East China University of Politics and Law. She conducted research on open government information laws and practice while at the Yale Law School during June and July 2003.

Spring 2003

Guan Yi
Guan Yi is Executive Director and Research Fellow of the Exchange and Cooperation Division of the National Judges College (NJC) of the Supreme People's Court (SPC). He is a graduate of Peking University Law School, and worked at the Chinese Training Center for Senior Judges of the SPC from 1988 through 1997. As part of a cooperative project between the SPC, NJC and The China Law Center, Guan Yi conducted research on comparative issues concerning court organization and structure.

Jiang Huiling
Jiang Huiling is a Senior Judge at the Supreme People's Court (SPC) and a member of the Judicial Reform Group within the SPC. He is also in charge of the Civil Division in the Research Department of the SPC, which drafts judicial interpretations at the request of the High People's Courts, and has published various articles on the Chinese judicial system and judicial reform. As part of a cooperative project between the SPC, NJC and Yale Law School, Judge Jiang conducted research on comparative issues concerning court organization and structure.

Ke Rongzhu
Ke Rongzhu, an economist, is a researcher at the Institute of Business Research (IBR), the research arm of Guanghua School of Management, which is Peking University's business school. His recent research has addressed topics related to law and economics, including enforcement of contracts, social trust and social norms, and corporate governance, and he has also published papers on bargaining, institutional change, and informal finance. Mr. Ke researched issues of social trust during his time at Yale Law School.

Zhang Qi
Zhang Qi is an Associate Professor and Executive Director of the Institute of Comparative Law and Legal Sociology at Peking University Law School. His major areas of interest are philosophy of law, comparative law, sociology of law and tort law. He was a Visiting Scholar at Harvard Law School from 1995-1997 and a Visiting Scholar at University of Heidelberg (Germany) in 1999-2000. Dr. Zhang mainly researched the precedent system while at Yale Law School.

Zhou Wei
Professor Zhou Wei is the Director of Constitutional and Administrative Law at Sichuan University Law School. He has been the Vice Director of the Legal Affairs Commission of the Standing Committee of Sichuan People's Congress for nine years. His major areas of scholarly interest are constitutional law and administrative law, and as a lawyer he has brought a number of innovative constitutional law cases in China. At Yale, Professor Zhou researched the right of equal protection under American law and its relevance to Chinese constitutional rights.

Fall 2002

Chen Sixi
Mr. Chen is Deputy Director of the State and Administrative Law Department of the Legislative Affairs Commission (LAC) of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress of China. He has worked in the LAC for eighteen years. His major areas of interest are constitutional law and administrative law. Mr. Chen researched American administrative procedure law while at the Yale Law School during the Fall Term 2002.

Li Ao
Ms. Li is Director of the Administrative Litigation Department of the Center for Protection of the Rights of Disadvantaged Citizens at Wuhan University in Hubei province. A former public procurator in Heilongjiang province, she earned her LL.M. degree from Wuhan University Law School in 1998 and is working on her Ph.D. in the field of constitutional law, at the same school. She teaches administrative and administrative procedure law as well as a class on clinical legal education. Ms. Li was a Visiting Scholar at the Yale Law School, researching gender discrimination, during November and December 2002.

Li Zhong
Li Zhong is an associate professor at the Institute of Law in the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. His major teaching and research interest is constitutional law, and he is also interested in the fields of media law, administrative law and human rights. His first monograph, Constitutional Supervision, was published in 1999 (2d edition in 2002). To date he has published more than 20 academic papers. Born in August 1968, Professor Li has a J.S.D.

Wang Xixin
Wang Xixin LL.B. (1990), LL.M. (1996), J.S.D.(1999), is Associate Professor of Law, Peking University Law School. From 1998-99, Professor Wang was a Visiting Scholar and Senior Research Fellow at the Center for Chinese Legal Studies at Columbia Law School. He has also served as a Member of the China Legislation Research Group since 1998. Professor Wang has been involved in drafting legislation and consulting on legislative issues as a Research Consultant for the General Office of the Standing Committee of China's National People's Congress in the past few years. His major research interest fields cover administrative law, constitutional law, and comparative legal studies. He was a Visiting Scholar at the Yale Law School during the month of September 2002.

Zuo Weimin
Professor Zuo is Vice Dean of and Professor of Law at the Sichuan University Law School. He was a Visiting Scholar at the Yale Law School from October through December 2002 researching judicial reform issues.

Summer 2002

Li Lijun
Li Lijun is a member of the State Council's Legislative Affairs Office (OLA). Mr. Li was researching, together with Mr. Du Xingqiang, legal issues relating to credit reporting systems in support of a project to draft China's first credit reporting legislation.

Du Xingqiang
Du Xingqiang is a member of the State Council's Legislative Affairs Office (OLA). Mr. Du was researching, together with Mr. Li Lijun, legal issues relating to credit reporting systems in support of a project to draft China's first cr3dit reporting legislation.

Xiang Ti
Xiang Ti is Deputy Chief of Sub-section of the Shanghai Legislative Affairs Office. Mr. Xiang was researching legal issues relating to business associations.

Spring 2002

Chen Ruihua
Professor Chen teaches at Peking University Law School. He was researching issues of constitutional law while at Yale.

Gan Wen
Judge Gan is a judge at Supreme People’s Court (SPC) specializing in administrative litigation. While at Yale, he was working on issues related to judicial reform.

Xu Anbiao
Xu Anbiao is a member of the Legislative Affairs Commission (LAC) of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPC) and was a visiting scholar from at Syracuse University.

Cai Dingjian
Cai Dingjian was formerly a member of the Secretariat of the National People's Congress (NPC). Professor Cai is currently Director of the Institute for Study on Constitutionalism at the China University of Political Science and Law.

Teng Wei
Teng Wei is Deputy Director General of the Criminal Law Department of the Legislative Affairs Commission (LAC) of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPC).

Sun Ping
Sun Ping is Vice Division Chief of the Legal Department of the Ministry of Public Security.

Lei Jianbin
Lei Jianbin is a staff member of the Criminal Law Department of the of the Legislative Affairs Commission (LAC) of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPC).

Tian Yanmiao
Tian Yanmiao is a staff member of the Legislative Affairs Commission (LAC) of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPC). She was researching issues relating to revisions of China's Company Law.

Fall 2001

Albert Chen
Professor Chen is Dean of the City University of Hong Kong Law School.

Zhao Xiaoli
Professor Zhao teaches at Peking University.

Sun Chao
Professor Sun teaches at East China Institute of Politics and Law.

Hong Shi
Hong Shi is a staff member of the Civil Law Department of the Legislative Affairs Commission (LAC) of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress (NPC).

Zhang Yaobo
Zhang Yaobo is a staff member of the Department of Industry, Communications and Commerce of the State Council's Legislative Affairs Office (OLA).

Spring 2001

Ma Huaide
Professor Ma teaches law at the China University of Political Science and Law.

Fu Hualing
Professor Fu teaches law at the University of Hong Kong.

Tang Weijian
Professor Tang teaches law at Renmin University Law School.

Lang Sheng
Lang Sheng is Director-General of the Department of Criminal Legislation of the Legislative Affairs Commission (LAC) of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress (NPC).

Yang Yuguan
Associate Professor Yang teaches at the China University of Political Science and Law.

Fall 2000

Zhang Yiqin
Zhang Yiqin is a Senior Staff Member of the Department of Politics, Labor and Social Security the State Council's Legislative Affairs Office (OLA).

Zhan Xingxiang
Zhan Xingxiang is a staff member of the Department of Research of the State Council's Legislative Affairs Office (OLA).

Liu Haitao

Chen Zexian
Professor Chen teaches at the Institute of Law, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences and was a visiting scholar at Columbia University.

Liu Junning
Liu Junning teaches at Peking University and was a visiting research fellow at Harvard University.

Zhou Hanhua
Associate Professor Zhou teaches at the Institute of Law, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences.

Huang Taiyun
Huang Taiyun is a legislative researcher at the National People’s Congress (NPC).

Wang Qian
Wang Qian is a legislative researcher at the National People’s Congress (NPC).

Spring 2000

Zhu Suli
Professor Zhu teaches at Peking University Law School.

Bian Jianlin
Professor Bian teaches at China University of Political Science and Law.

Wang Chenguang
Professor Wang teaches law at the City University of Hong Kong.

Fall 1999

Xin Chunying
Professor Xin is Deputy Director and Acting Director at the Institute of Law, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences.

Chen Duanghong
Professor Chen teaches at Peking University Law School.


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