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Zhang Wanhong
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Zhang Wanhong earned his Ph.D. in Law from Wuhan University School of Law, Wuhan, where he now holds the position of Professor of Jurisprudence. He has mainly been working on legal issues related to human rights, public interest and civil society. The courses he offers include Jurisprudence, Comparative Law, Human Rights Law, Legal Empowerment Clinic, and others.

He was the Edwards Fellow at Columbia University School of Law, New York, USA, in the spring semester of 2005. In the summer of the same year, he visited and lectured at the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights, Oslo, Norway, and Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, Lund, Sweden. He was invited to be the research partner of the Danish Human Rights Institute for 2009.

As the Director of Wuhan University Public Interest and Development Law Institute, Professor Zhang and his colleagues are also working in the field of protection and promotion of human rights of the poor and marginalized in China, say, migrant workers, persons with disability, among others.

In 2008, Professor Zhang was invited to participate in the drafting of China’s first National Human Rights Action Plan 2009-2010, which was released in April 13, 2009. He is the author and translator of a number of books, and has published articles in both international and Chinese journals.