Biography

Yushuang Zheng obtained his Bachelors, Masters, and PhD degrees from the China University of Political Science and Law, one of the most prestigious law universities in China. He joined the Law School of the China University of Finance and Economics in Beijing after his graduation in 2015, and is currently an Associate Professor of Jurisprudence and Director of the Jurisprudence Institute at the Law School. He has been a visitor at Princeton University. 

His research covers general jurisprudence, constitutional theory and criminal philosophy, bioethics and technology and ethics. He has published many articles on legal positivism, the moral limits of criminal law, and genome ethics in top law journals in China. He has been listed twice on the Yearly Prolific Author in Law (2015 & 2019), which is the most authoritative index to measure the academic competence of law schools in China. He has been awarded several research grants from the Chinese Ministry of Education and China Law Society. He has also translated into Chinese Scott Shapiro's Legality (Harvard University Press, 2011) and Tony Honor√©'s About Law (Oxford University Press, 1995). While here in Oxford, Yushuang will work on the ethics of genome editing.

Research programmes

Research projects