Yilin Wang is an Academic Visitor at the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies. She completed her PhD in international law at the Gevena Graduate Institute in 2022 and her master in international law from China University of Political Science and Law. She is currently a research associate for the ERC-Oxford project on China, Law and Development. She will start a post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Hongkong as a Global Academic Fellow. She is also awarded the Swiss National Foundation postdoctoral mobility grant for her research.

Her PhD thesis is on the non-intervention principle in contemporary international law. In the thesis, she combines computational analysis with discourse analysis to depict the argumentative pattern of the non-intervention principle at the UN. Her research interest covers legal theories and critical studies, third-world approach to international law, economic law and development, and principles of public international law.