Michelle Miao

Field of Study

Years of Stay at HYI

Aug 2019 to May 2020

University Affiliation (Current)

University Affiliation

Michelle Miao is an Assistant Professor of law, the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) and the Deputy Director of Centre of Rights and Justice in CUHK Law. Professor Miao teaches in the areas of criminal law and the Chinese legal system. Among Professor Miao’s research interests are the intersections between the domains of criminology, human rights, socio-legal studies and international law. Michelle’s recent scholarship focused on the administration of criminal law and policies in China and the United States. Professor Miao conducted research in the capacity of New York University’s Global Fellow, University of Oxford’s Howard League Fellowship and British Academy’s prestigious Postdoc Research Fellow. Professor Miao has authored book chapters and peer-reviewed journal articles published in the American Journal of Comparative Law, Hastings International & Comparative Law Review, Cardozo Journal of International & Comparative Law and Cardozo Public Law, British Journal of Criminology, Theoretical Criminology, International & Comparative Law Quarterly and International Journal of Law, and Crime & Justice. Her scholarship and commentaries have been featured in various international media outlets, including The Guardian, Financial Times, Wall Street Journal and The Globe and Mail.

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