Visiting Scholar Yanying Zhang, law professor at Shandong University

Yanying Zhang, a widely published legal scholar from China, is now in residence as the 2017-18 Visiting Scholar here at the Dean Rusk International Law Center, University of Georgia School of Law. She joins us from China’s Shandong University of Finance and Economics, where she serves as Professor of Law, Graduate Supervisor, Director of the Comparative Law Research Center, and Vice Dean of the Economic and Trade Law Department.

Professor Zhang will continue her research on Land Takings from the Perspective of Remedy: Problems Inspection and Systems Innovation, funded by a grant from the Ministry of Education of China. Professor Christian Turner will serve as her Georgia Law faculty sponsor.

Her visit continues our Center’s long tradition of hosting, for brief or extended stays, scholars and researchers whose work touches on issues of international, comparative, or transnational law. Details and an online application to become a visiting scholar here.

Professor Zhang earned her doctorate in comparative law from China University of Political Science and Law, her master’s degree in law from Renmin University of China, and her bachelor’s degree from Shandong Normal University. She has published numerous books and articles in her areas of research, which include comparative law, land law, contracts, torts, administrative remedies, dispute resolution, and bilingual education, and has received awards for her scholarship and teaching. She is a member of the China Law Society, a Council member of the Shandong Law Society, and a Council member of the Chinese Society of Comparative Law.

She was a Visiting Scholar last year at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Law, and several years ago at the University of Iowa College of Law.