Michelle Miao

Michelle Miao serves as a fellow (2023-24) in the Center of Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences (CASBS) of Stanford University. Her major areas of research include ethics of technological innovation, comparative law, criminal justice, law and society, and the rule of law and authoritarianism.

Professor Miao is an awardee of the American Society of Comparative Law’s Hessel Yntema Prize for the most outstanding scholarship by a scholar under 40 years of age. She is also a recipient of CUHK’s Academic Impact in Legal Scholarship (2021), Asian Law Institute’s Junior Faculty Award for best paper (2020) and Chinese University of Hong Kong’s Young Research Award (2019). Her manuscript has been presented at Stanford Junior Faculty Forum and Tsinghua-Chicago Faculty Forum. It won ASLI Junior Faculty Award for Best Paper.

Professor Miao published in top-notch peer-reviewed social sciences journals such as American Journal of Comparative law, British Journal of Criminology, Theoretical Criminology, International & Comparative Law Quarterly, and law reviews such as Northwestern Journal of Law and Social Policy, Washington International Law Journal, and Washington University Global Studies Law Review.She is also the subject editor of Routledge Encyclopaedia of Chinese Studies. Over the past years, Professor Miao has conducted research in the capacity of NYU Global Fellow, Oxford Howard League Fellow, British Academy Postdoc Fellow, NUS ASLI scholar, and Harvard Yenching Scholar.