Visiting Scholars Program
Pacific McGeorge hosts international scholars, professors, judges and practitioners through the Visiting Scholars Program. While at McGeorge, Visiting Scholars have access to the Legal Studies Center (including access to research databases Westlaw and LexisNexis), may choose a carrel in the library, receive support from the Graduate and International Programs office, have access to the faculty dining lounge, and may audit some classes.
The law school is dedicated to hosting two to three visiting scholars annually. The fee for the Visiting Scholar program for 2014-2015 is $3,000 per semester.
The Visiting Scholar application (pdf) can be downloaded and submitted to the International Programs office at email@example.com.
Visiting Scholars for the 2013-2014 Academic Year
Country of Origin: China
Associate Professor, Law School of Zhejiang Gongshang University
Bachelor Degree of Law, Zhengshou University
Master's Degree of Law, Zhongnan University of Economics and Law
Doctorate Degree of Law, China University of Political Science and Law
Lanqin Cui is currently an Associate Professor at the Law School of Zhejiang Gongshang University. Professor Cui has a Bachelor Degree of Law from Zhengzhou University, a Master's Degree of Law from Zhongnan University of Economics and Law and a Doctorate Degree of Law from China University of Political Science and Law. Her current research focuses on the legal history, especially the development of divorce institution and protection of women's rights in China. She holds the view that marital dispute resolution displays a changing trend of judicial decisions on marital tortious liability from emphasizing family issues to emphasizing personal ones. Her typical publications are “Compulsory Divorce Institution [Yi-Jue]” and “Divorce in Agreement [He Li] in Ancient Chinese Law” Chinese Journal of Law (Fa Xue Yan Jiu) (a top-referred legal journal in China) in 2008 and 2010. Moreover, the focus of her research, which is funded by Chinese National Social Science Found and Social Science Found of Ministry of Education, is on the evolution of judicial resolution of marital conflict. Of course, her researches need to be further widened in the fields of judicial procedure and enforcement，its modern transition, and effect of economic reforms and foreign law. Her research area will be on American constitutional law, family law, civil rights, comparative law and legal history. Prof. Cui will be at Pacific McGeorge for the 2013-2014 academic year.
Country of Origin: China
Associate Professor of Law, Beijing International Studies University
Masters Degree in Intellectual Property Law, China University of Political Science and Law
Ph.D. in Communications Law and Policy, Communication University of China
Xiaohong Wen received a Masters Degree in Intellectual Property Law from China University of Political Science and Law and her Ph.D. in Communications Law and Policy from Communication University of China. She is currently an Associate Professor of Law at Beijing International Studies University, where she teaches Intellectual Property Law, Communication Law and Intellectual Property System of Western Countries. Professor Wen's research mainly focuses on Communication Law, Intellectual Property Law, and especially the issue of Internet copyright. She has written one book and many articles on this subject. Professor Wen will be at Pacific McGeorge from January 2013-2014.
Country of Origin: South Korea
Bachelor Degree of Law, Seoul National University
Certificate of Completion, Judicial Research and Training Institute
JeSung Kim graduated from Seoul National University with a Law Degree. He passed the bar in 2001 and trained for two years before he received his license to practice law. Mr. Kim served in the South Korean Air force as Captain from 2004 to 2007. Thereafter, he became a public prosecutor and worked on homicide, sexual offense and trial cases. As a visiting scholar, Mr. Kim's research will focus on Trial Advocacy and on the US law school system. He will be at Pacific McGeorge for the 2013-2014 academic year.
Country of Origin: China
Professor, Director of Law Department of Capital Normal University
Ph.D in Constitution and Administrative Law, China University of Political Science and Law
Master in Administrative Law, China University of Political Science and Law
LLB, Law Department in Shanxi University
Prof. Li is currently Director of Law Department of Capital Normal University, and Senior researcher (Part-time) in Center of Political Reform and Governmental Organization in China University of Political Science and Law, and Senior researcher (Part-time) in The Capital Education Policy and Law Institute. Her current research focuses on Administrative law, Government's public service duties, Equal right to education, Government’s obligations to education, University Autonomy, Academic freedom. Prof. Li will be at Pacific McGeorge for the 2013-2014 academic year.
International Programs Office