Professor Miao is an Associate Professor of law from the Faculty of Law, Chinese University of Hong Kong. She holds a DPhil degree in law from the University of Oxford and two LLM degrees from New York University and Renmin University of China respectively. She previously conducted research in the capacity of New York University’s Global Fellow (2014-5) , University of Oxford’s Howard League Fellow (2013-4) and British Academy’s prestigious Postdoc Research Fellow (2015-6), National University of Singapore’s ASLI visiting scholar (2019) and recently Harvard Yenching Scholar (2019-20).
Among Professor Miao’s research interests are the intersections between law and technology, criminal justice, socio-legal studies and comparative law. She published with reputable international journals such as American Journal of Comparative Law, International Comparative Law Quarterly and British Journal of Criminology. She presented her work at Asian Law Institute’s Junior Faculty Forum (2021), Chicago-Tsinghua Junior Faculty Forum (2019), and Stanford International Junior Faculty Forum (IJFF) (2015). Her scholarship and commentaries have been featured in various international media outlets, including The Guardian, Financial Times, Wall Street Journal, South China Morning Post, and The Globe and Mail.
Professor Miao is an awardee of the American Society of Comparative Law’s Hessel Yntema Prize (2020) for the most outstanding scholarship by a scholar under 40 years of age. She is also a recipient of CUHK Law’s Academic Impact in Legal Scholarship (2021), Asian Law Institute’s Junior Faculty Award for Best Paper (2020), Chinese University of Hong Kong’s Young Researcher Award (2019), and Chinese University Faculty Teaching Excellence Awards (Hong Kong, 2019).
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