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Xiao Mao is a Dphil research student at the University of Oxford, where she is sponsored by the Rhodes Scholarship. Her research is supervised by Professor Dan Sarooshi QC. 

She holds an MPhil in Law from the University of Oxford, an MSc in International Crimes and Criminology from Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, an LLM (dist.) in International Law from University College London, and an LLB (dist.) from Shanghai Jiao Tong University.

She also devotes herself to international law in some other roles, e.g. as an affiliated expert and a research associate for a Pro-bono Law Firm (Public International Law and Policy Group-NL), as a coordinator and a researcher for NGOs (Chinese Initiative on International Law based in China and in the Hague), as a researcher for the Centre for Tokyo Trial Studies at Shanghai Jiao Tong University and the Centre for International Criminal Justice at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, and as an assistant editor for law journals and blogs (e.g. Amsterdam Law Forum, Asian Journal of Law and Society). She also serves as a co-convenor of the Chinese Law Discussion Group

Besides the Rhodes Scholarship, her study and research were sponsored by a number of scholarships and awards, such as the VUFP/Orange Tulip Scholarship awarded by the Netherlands Education Support Offices, National Scholarship awarded by the Chinese Ministry of Education, KoGuan Scholarship (twice), Chun-Tsung Scholarship, and Top 1% Excellent Bachelor Thesis, etc. 

Her research interest lies in public international law, international dispute settlement, international criminal law and war law. 

毛晓,牛津大学国际法方向博士研究生,罗德奖学金获得者。导师为Dan Sarooshi 教授。


她致力于涉及国际法的各类事务,尤其致力于以“自下而上”的方式促进中国人对国际法和国际事务的了解和参与,例如在公益律所Public International Law and Policy Group担任研究员和兼职专家,在非政府组织国际法促进中心参与活动协调和国际法研究,在上海交通大学东京审判研究中心和阿姆斯特丹自由大学国际刑事正义中心参与国际刑法研究,并担任Amsterdam Law Forum、Asian Journal of Law and Society等期刊的编辑或助理编辑。

她曾在多个学术会议报告论文,并在《上海交通大学学报》、Chinese Journal of International Law、 Journal of East Asia and International Law等中、英文期刊上发表学术论文多篇。除了罗德奖学金之外,她的学习和研究曾获得诸多其他奖项的鼓励,如橙色郁金香奖学金、国家奖学金、凯原奖学金(连续两年)、䇹政学者、本科1%优异学术论文等。





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Public international law, international dispute settlement, international criminal law, war law

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