Zuo Weimin, Professor of Law at Sichuan University Law School and Acting Vice-Dean at Sichuan University

USALI Thursday Lunch Series October 29, 2012: Professor Zuo Weimin is a professor of law at Sichuan University Law School and is acting Vice-Dean at Sichuan University Graduate School.
Zuo completed his university and post-graduate studies at China’s Southwest University of Political Science and Law (SWUPL) in Chongqing, China. In 1987, Zuo joined the faculty at Sichuan University Law School, and in 2000, Zuo became director of the University’s Judicial Reform Research Center. From 1998 to 2005, Zuo served as the Vice-Dean at Sichuan University Law School.
For his academic teaching and research, Zuo has received various accolades, including being named one of the “Ten Outstanding Young Legal Scholars” in 2004 and winning the Ministry of Education’s “Young Teacher Award” in 2000. In addition, Zuo was a Visiting Scholar at Yale Law School in 2002, and, more recently, at Harvard Law School in 2005.