Shitong Qiao (乔仕彤) is assistant professor of law at the University of Hong Kong. Before joining HKU, he taught at New York University School of Law as a research fellow and Peking University School of Transnational Law as a visiting faculty member. Mr. Qiao received his LL.B. degree from Wuhan University in 2007 and his LL.M. degrees from Peking University in 2009 and from Yale University in 2010, and is now completing his J.S.D. at Yale University. His dissertation addresses the relationship between property, law and the market economy by exploring the co-evolution of property law and norms in China’s market transition, and has won him the Oscar M. Ruebhausen Fund fellowship, the Kauffman Summer Student Fellowship, and the Streicker Fund fellowship at Yale Law School.
Mr. Qiao’s current research focuses on property and social norms, with broad academic interests in law and development, law and economics, and law and globalization. In his research and teaching, he endeavors to integrate law and economic theories with on-the-ground observation of and participation in law and development in China.
Mr. Qiao passed the National Judicial Examination of China and is qualified to practice law in New York State. He has provided expert opinions on the Chinese land regime to government agencies both inside and outside of China, including the Shenzhen city government and the Ontario Securities Commission.
|Awardees||Award Date||Honours / Awards / Prizes||Category|
|2015-05-01||Judge Ralph K. Winter Prize (awarded annually to the best student paper written in law and economics at Yale Law School): Yale Law School, Yale Law School Dissertation||Research Achievement|
|Term Period||Position||Professional Societies|
|2014-||member||New York State Bar|
|2014-2016||member||American Law and Economics Association|
|2014-2016||member||Law and Society Association|
|Spoken Language(s) (EN)||Spoken Language(s) (ZH)|
|Written Language(s) (EN)||Written Language(s) (ZH)|
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