Distinguished Scholar in Residence, School of Transnational Law of Peking University (Shenzhen)
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Wilf Hall 5th Floor Conference Room
139 Macdougal Street
New York, NY 10012
Susan Finder is the Distinguished Scholar in Residence at the School of Transnational Law of Peking University (Shenzhen). She is a scholar of China's judicial system (in comparative perspective). Her research concentrates the evolution of the role and operations of China's highest court, the Supreme People's Court. Much of her scholarship is published on her blog the Supreme People's Court Monitor. This is Finder's second career in academia, and she comes to STL after twenty years in China-related practice at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer (and other firms, in legal publishing, and (briefly) as a securities regulator. In her first academic career (at what is now the City University of Hong Kong), she published the first comprehensive study of the operations of the Supreme People's Court (SPC). She received her undergraduate degree from Yale College, her Juris Doctor degree from Harvard Law School, and a Master of Laws degree from Columbia Law School.