Shen Kui is a Professor at Law at Peking University Law School. He received a Ph.D. from Peking University in 1998, an M.A. in law in 1995, and a B.A. in law in 1992. He was a Visiting Scholar at Columbia Law School in 1998, a Visiting Scholar at Georgetown Law Center in 2002, and a Fulbright Visiting Scholar at Pennsylvania University Law School in 2017 to 2018.

Shen was Director of the Research Centre for Human Rights and Humanitarian Law at Peking University and Vice Chairman of the Academic Board of Peking University Law School. He was an Adjunct Professor at East China University of Political Science and Law (2014-2017), Vice Dean of Peking University Law School (2006-2014), President of Soft Law Society of China Behavior Law Association, and Executive Chairman of the Committee on Government Regulation of the China Administrative Law Society. He is a member of the Legal Counsel Committee of China Drug Administration and of the Legal Counsel Committee of the Beijing Xicheng District Government. Subject areas of research: Administrative Law, Constitutional Law, Soft Law, State Compensation, Risk Governance, Food Safety, Human Rights.

His books include Food Safety, Risk Governance and Administrative Law (Peking University Press, 2018); State Compensation Law: Doctrines and Cases (Peking University Press, 1st ed. 2011, 2nd ed. 2017); Transition of Public Law and Legitimacy (Law Press, 2010); and The Balance Theory: A Cognition Pattern of Administrative Law (Peking University Press, 1999). His articles in English include “The Delayed Response in Wuhan Reveals Legal Holes,” The Regulatory Review, April 20, 2020; “Administrative ‘Self-Regulation’ and the Rule of Administrative Law in China,” Penn Asian Law Review, Vol.13 (2018); “Participatory Rulemaking in China Needs Even More Effort,” The Regulatory Review, April 9, 2018; “Comments on ‘China’s Courts: Restricted Reform’,” The China Quarterly, 191 September 2007; and “Is It the Beginning of the Era of the Rule of the Constitution? Reinterpreting China’s ‘First Constitutional Case’,” Pacific Rim Law & Policy Journal, Vol.12, 2003.

Last Updated: July 20, 2020



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