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Visiting Scholars

The Clarke Program welcomes visiting scholars through a number of special exchange programs, as well as general programs for visiting researchers, postdoctoral fellows, and visiting assistant professors, respectively.  Visiting scholars make use of Cornell's extensive library collections, meet with colleagues from across the university, and present their research in the Program's weekly colloquium series.  

The Program welcomes unsolicited applications for Visiting Researcher, Postdoctoral Fellow, and Visiting Assistant Professor positions only.

More information on our exchange programs for professors, scholars and researchers is found here.

Current and Upcoming VISITORS (2012-13)

 Ling Bin
Prof. Ling Bin

Ling BinClarke Program Visiting Scholar (Spring 2013)

Ling, Bin has served as Associate Professor of Law, Deputy Director of the Center for Charity, Sports, and Law, and Vice Director of the Center for Rule of Law at the Peking University (PKU) in China. He also worked as the Judge, Member of Adjudication Committee, and Vice President of the Funhill District Court of Beijing. He has received his LL.M. degrees from Yale Law School, and Ph.D. and B.A. degrees from PKU Law School.

His research and scholarly projects include: The Legislation of Electronic Commerce (sponsored by the Mary Kay Inc. (China), 2012); The Social Limitation of the Legal Intervention (sponsored by The National Social Science Fund, 2011); The Chinese Way to the Rule of Law (sponsored by The National Social Science Fund, 2010); The Legislative and Judicial Protection for the Social Innovation (sponsored by the Intel Inc. (China), 2010); The Basic Level Legislation of the Red Cross Society of China (sponsored by the Red Cross Society of China, 2011); Chinese Philanthropy Legislation (sponsored by the Ministry of Civil Affairs of the People's Republic of China, 2008); The Translation and Study of International Sports Law (sponsored by the General Administration of Sports, 2007). He will publish a few books recently: The Cost of the Lawmaking: A Critique of the Foundations in Law and Economics (Law Press, 2012); The Chinese Ways to The Rule of law (Peking University Press, 2013); Legal Writing and Research (Peking University Press, 2013); and A Quantitative Study in Chinese Legal Scholarship.

His new focus is on the Comparative Legal and Constitutional Culture, and the Chinese Judicial Reform

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 Yayo Okano
Prof. Yayo Okano

Yayo OkanoMori Hamada Distinguished Visitor (2012)
Yayo Okano is Professor of Political Philosophy at Doshisha University, Kyoto Japan. Her specialty is North American contemporary political philosophy and feminist theory. She is the author of Feminizumu no Seijigaku  (The Politics of Feminism: Introducing the Ethics of Care to the Global Society, Misuzu Shobo, 2012 ), Citizunshippu no Seijigaku  (Citizenship as Politics: the Criticism of Nation States, Enlarged version, Hakutaku-sya, 2009) and Hou no Seijigaku (Law as Politics, Seido-sya, 2001). Her English publications include "Reconciliation over Past Sexual Slavery in Japan: The Case of the Comfort Women" in Muta Kauze and Beverley Anne Yamamoto (eds), The Gender Politics of War Memory (Osaka: Osaka University Press, 2012).

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Yu-Lung Yin 
Yu-Lung Yin

Yu-Lung YinVisiting Researcher (2012-13) Taiwan Ministry of Justice Program
After Yu-Lung Yin was called to the bar, he served as a trainee for attorneys for half a year in 2002. After that, he was a trainee for prosecutors and judges for two years, and has served as a prosecutor in the Kaohsiung District Prosecutors Office since 2004. He received his degree of Bachelor of Law from National Chung Cheng University, and master in law degree from the Law School, Soochow University where he completed courses pertaining to human right, jury system, intellectual property and various regulations, and also has passed the Lawyer Examination. Yin's interest is in the financial regulation, money laundering and corruption issues, and how jurors evaluate financial evidence, prompted him in 2008 to enrolled in and finished the MBA. program of the Division of Finance at the Institute of Finance, National Cheng Kung University in January 2011. He became there a specialist of those financial issues. In 2012,the Ministry of Justice of the R.O.C. appointed him to come to Cornell Law School to further his research.

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 Ju-Hui Tsai
Ju-Hui Tsai

Ju-Hui Tsai

Visiting Researcher (2012-13) Taiwan Ministry of Justice Program
Ju-Hui Amy Tsai, the 2012-2013 Clarke Visiting Researcher, has served as a lawyer, prosecutor in Taiwan Tao-yuan District prosecutors office and Shih-lin District Prosecutors Office. She received her degree of Bachelor of Law from National Taiwan University in July 2001, and also has passed the Lawyer Examination. One year later, she attended National Chiao-Tung University for master in law courses. Then she served as a trainee for judge and prosecutor since 2003 to 2005, and a prosecutor since 2005. Meanwhile, she kept continuing the mater in law courses, and received her master in law degree from the Institute of Law for Science and Technology, National Chiao-Tung University. The Ministry of Justice of the R.O.C., newly initiated an experimental scheme of restorative justice in 2010. In order to obtain the circumstances of implement, due process, cases, and relative fields of restorative justice in U.S., the Ministry of Justice of the R.O.C. appointed her to come to Cornell Law School to do research of that field.

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Shaw-wu_Jung
Prof. Shaw-wu Jung

Shaw-wu JungClarke Program Visiting Scholar (Spring 2013)
Shaw-wu Jung is Associate Professor from Graduate Institute of Anthropology, National Chi Nan University, Taiwan. He has been exploring anthropological theories of law and has carried out fieldwork in Taiwan and most recently in Hong Kong. His research interest aims to conduct integrated legal, historical analyses with reference to how plural normative orders exist and how they shape the direction democratic change comparatively. He has written and published broadly on civil society, citizenship, and culture and law.

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VISITORS 2011-12


 Guanghua Yu
Prof. Guanghua Yu

Guanghua Yu

Visiting Professor (Spring 2012)
Guanghua Yu is Associate Professor of Law and Director of the Centre for Chinese Law at University of Hong Kong.
He holds a JD and a SJD from the University of Toronto and his teaching and research interests include Corporate Law, Contract Law, Constitutional Law, and Public Policy. His publications include many books, articles, and papers in diversified areas, published in China and abroad. His publications in English include: “The Other Roles of Law: Signaling, Self-commitment and Coordination” (2010) 12(1), Australian Journal of Asian Law106-37; “The Role of Mortgages: A Case for Formal Law” (2009) 26 Journal of Contract Law 45-67; and “Adaptive Efficiency and Financial Development in China: The Role of Contracts and Contractual Enforcement” (2008) 11 Journal of International Economic Law 459 – 94 (with Zhang Hao).

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Yoshihisa Hayakawa 
Prof. Yoshihisa Hayakawa

Yoshihisa hayakawa

Visiting Researcher (Spring 2012)
Yoshihisa Hayakawa is Professor of Law at Rikkyo University, Tokyo; a Board Member of Japan Association for Arbitrators ; and the Japanese Representative for the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law. He holds a LL.B and a LL.M. from the University of Tokyo and specializes in international commercial arbitration, transnational litigation and private international law. He has published widely in Japanese and his publications in English include Japanese and European Private International Law in Comparative Perspective (2008, Morh Siebeck), An Economic Analysis of Private International Law (2006, Morh Siebeck) and Financial Regulations (2003, Sweet & Maxwell).

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Zhu Shuli 
Prof. Zhu Suli

Zhu Suli

Wang Distinguished Professor of Law (2011-12)
Zhu Suli is Professor of Law at Peking University Law School and the Wang Distinguished Visiting Professor for 2011-12.
On September 28, Professor Zhu will also present the 2011-12 Clarke Lecture on the theme of "bridewealth" in China. Professor Zhu's research focuses on law and society, judicial process in China, and law and literature. His major books include Rule of Law and Its Native Resources (1996, 2003), How the Institution Evolves (1999, 2007), Sending Law to Countryside (2000, 2010), Roads Lead to City, Legal Transformation in China (2004), Something May Have Happened, Legal Academic Transformation in China (2004), and Law and Literature, A Study of Drama in Yuan Dynasty (2006), and other articles and book reviews. He translated American legal works into Chinese, including works of Benjamin Cardozo, Richard Posner, and Robert Ellickson. Professor Zhu served as vice dean (1999-2000) and then dean (2001-2010) of Peking Unversity Law School; and has been visiting scholar of Harvard-Yenching Institute (1999), and Yale Law School (2000).

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  Cheng-Hsiung Huang
Cheng-Hsiung Huang

Cheng-Hsiung Huang

Visiting Researcher (2011-12) Taiwan Ministry of Justice Program
Cheng-Hsiung Christopher Huang, the 2011-12 Clarke Visiting Researcher, has served as assistant of attorneys-at-Law, prosecutor in Chia-I District Prosecutors Office, Hsinchu District Prosecutors Office and Shihlin District Prosecutors Office. He received his degree of Bachelor of Law from National Taiwan University, and master in law degree from the Institute of Law for Science and Technology, National Tsing-Hua University after completing courses pertaining to technology, intellectual property and various regulations, and also has passed the Lawyer Examination. Huang's interest in the complex ways in which abuse and addiction to illegal substances caused a wide range of social and economic issues, prompted him to enroll in the Ph.D. program of the Division of Law and Policy at the Institute of Public Health, National Yang-Ming University in May 2010. He became there a specialist of those issues and the Ministry of Justice of the R.O.C. appointed him to come to Cornell Law School to further his research.

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Visitors 2010-11

 Ko Hasegawa
Prof. Ko Hasegawa

Ko HasegawaMori Hamada Distinguished Visitor (2010)
Ko Hasegawa is Professor of Philosophy of Law, School of Law, University of Hokkaido, Sapporo, Japan; Member of the Board of Directors, The Japan Association of Legal Philosophy; and Associate Member of the Science Council of Japan. He holds an LL.B. from the Faculty of Law, University of Tohoku; an LL.M. from the Graduate School of Law and Politics, University of Tokyo; and an LL.D. from the Graduate School of Law and Politics, University of Tokyo. His c.v. can be found here.

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 Xingzhong Yu
Prof. Yu Xingzhong

Xingzhong YuWang Distinguished Professor of Law (2010-11)
Xingzhong Yu teaches Chinese law, constitutional law, and jurisprudence the Chinese University of Hong Kong and previously served as an Associate (Chinese Legal Specialist) with the Chicago office of Baker and McKenzie. He holds an LLM and SJD from Harvard Law School, and while there was a lecturer on law, senior research fellow in East Asian Legal Studies, and visiting associate professor. He has held various visiting academic positions at Beijing University's Department of Law, Columbia Law School, and the Australian National University. His research interests include social and political theory, cultural studies of law, jurisprudence, constitutional and administrative law, comparative law, Chinese legal history, and PRC law. He is the author of Rule of Law and Civil Orders and has contributed to various journals and book projects.

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 Shigeki Uno
Prof. Shigeki Uno

Shigeki UnoMori Hamada Distinguished Visitor (2010-11)
Professor Uno is Associate Professor at Institute of Social Science, University of Tokyo in the division of Comparative Contemporary Politics.  He holds a B.A., M.A., and Ph.D in Political Science from the University of Tokyo.  Professor Uno received the Suntory Prize for Social Science and Humanities for his book, "Tocqueville:  A Theorist of Equality and Inequality."  His c.v. can be found here.

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 Ming-Shiuan Lu
Ming-Shiuan Lu

Ming-Shiuan Lu

Visiting Researcher (2010-11) Taiwan Ministry of Justice Program
Ming-Shiuan Lu is a prosecutor at Taiwan Miaoli District Prosecutors Office.  He holds an LL.B. from National Taiwan University and an LL.M. from National Tsing Hua University.  After serving as an associate attorney, he began his career as a prosecutor from 2003 till now.  In his seven-year prosecutor's career, Ming-Shiuan Lu has dealt with more than 5000 cases, including homicide cases, corruption cases, drug smuggling cases, white-collar crime cases, and other felony cases.  He is also the author of Classifying the Punishment of Drug Crimes According to the Quantity of Drugs Involved and a member of “Taiwan Property and Economic Law Institute”.  His planned research at Cornell focuses on the comparison about prosecutor systems between Taiwan and United States, especially on the scope of prosecutor’s duty and the status of the prosecutor.

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