Visiting Scholars and Fellows
Visiting scholars hosted by the Center for Chinese Legal Studies include world-renowned Chinese legal experts, as well as numerous leading scholars from China.
Visiting Scholars and Fellows, 2016-2017
Ph.D. Candidate, Law School, University of International Business and Economics; Judge, Tianjin Binhai New Area People's Court
Ms. Ding’s specialty is international economic law and judicial research. The topic of her research at Columbia was a comparative study of private equity investor protection in the United States and China. In residence Fall 2015-Spring 2017.
Assistant Professor of Law, Institute of International Law, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
Professor He's areas of interest include environmental law and international law. Her research topic at Columbia Law School is a comparative study of environmental public interest litigation in the U.S. and China. Edwards Fellow. In residence November 2016-March 2017.
Associate Professor, Legal History Research Institute, China University of Political Science and Law
Professor Lee's area of interest include Chinese legal history and Qing dynasty history. Her project while at Columbia Law School is the judicial development of the frontier and malarial area in Qing China. Edwards Fellow. In residence academic year 2016-2017.
Ph.D. Candidate, Peking University Law School
Mr. Li's areas of expertise include civil procedure law, evidence law and alternative dispute resolution. The title of his research project is "A Study on Mediation Mechanisms of Medical Disputes." In residence Fall 2016.
Associated Professor of Law, Sun Yat-sun University School of Law
Professor Liu's areas of interest include administrative law and constitutional law. At Columbia Law School she is researching legislature in its developmental state, using the Guangdong Congress as a case study. In residence academic year 2016-2017.
Associate Professor, School of Law, Renmin University of China
Professor Peng’s special areas of interest include sociology of law, dispute resolution, the judicial system, and empirical research of civil procedure. The topic of his research at Columbia was called “From ‘Mutual Undermining’ to ‘Collaborative Governance’: Social Formation and Structure of Pluralist Dispute Resolution Mechanisms in China.” In residence Spring 2016-Fall 2016.
Ph.D. Candidate, Peking University School of Law
Mr. Sheng's areas of interest are administrative law and local government law. His project this year at Columbia is called "A comparative study of inter-governmental relations in the U.S. and China." In residence academic year 2016-2017.
Professor of Law, Tsinghua University, School of Law
Professor Shi's areas of expertise are mainly corporation law, securities law, and business law. His research project during his year at Columbia Law School is "A Comparative Study of Corporate Governance of the U.S. and China." In residence academic year 2016-2017.
Associate Professor of Law, Sichuan University, School of Law
Professor Wang's areas of interest include labor law and social security law. Her research project at Columbia Law School is "A Comparative Study of the System of Labor Dispute Resolution in the U.S. and China." Edwards Fellow. In residence Fall 2016.
Professor of Law, China University of Political Science and Law, School of Law
Professor Wang's main interest is the empirical study of administrative law and constitutional law. During his year at Columbia Law School, he's researching a project called: "Imperium in Imperio: the transformation of sovereignty of power in America, 1760-1780." In residence academic year 2016-2017.
Associate Professor of Law, China Institute of Industrial Relations
Professor Xiao's areas of interest are employment and labor law and economic Law. Her project while at Columbia is to research the legal system of mass labor disputes settlement. In residence Spring 2017.
Assistant Judge, Supreme People's Court of China
Judge Yang's main areas of focus are international law and commercial law. Her area of research this year is the acknowledgement and enforcement of foreign judgements. Edwards Fellow. In residence academic year 2016-2017.
Associate Research Fellow, Associate Researcher of Chinese Institute of Applied Jurisprudence(CIAJ), Supreme People’s Court of China
Ms. Yang's area of interest is civil procedural law. While at Columbia she is looking at the court unification movement in the U.S. as a way of identifying how to establish a system in which the judicial jurisdictions are appropriately separated from administrative divisions. Edwards Fellow. In residence Fall 2016.