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Dan Zhou
S.J.D. Candidate

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Advocacy at the Margins: Public Interest Lawyering in China

Fields of Research and Supervisors

  • Chinese Law with Professor William P. Alford, Harvard Law School, Principal Faculty Supervisor
  • Comparative Constitutional Law with Professor Mark Tushnet, Harvard Law School
  • Social Change and Law with Professor Elizabeth Bartholet, Harvard Law School

Additional Teaching and Research Interests

  • Legal Profession and Ethics
  • Antidiscrimination Law
  • Law and Development
  • Children’s Rights


  • Harvard Law School, S.J.D. Candidate 2016-Present
  • Harvard Law School, LL.M. Program 2015-2016 (requirements fulfilled, degree waived)
  • Renmin University of China, LL.M. 2005
  • Shanghai University, LL.B. 1996

Academic Appointments and Fellowships

  • Harvard Law School, 2016-2017, Graduate Program Fellow, LL.M. Advisor

Additional Information

  • Languages: English, Mandarin Chinese

Last Updated: October 16, 2017