For our next interview GAO Shan speaks about life under COVID-19 across the US-China divide. Dr. Gao grew up in Wuhan where his parents still live and work. He is currently working in the US Midwest. He speaks to us about the situation in Wuhan from the perspective of an insider from the outside and then relates those experiences in thinking about the differences in the way that the pandemic is experienced in Wuhan and in the US Midwest.
Dr. Gao (Penn State Law (SJD 2018)) is licensed in New York and China. He currently works for Thomson Reuters Corporation in Minnesota. As a member of Coalition for Peace and Ethics, Dr. Gao has worked to provide guidance for Chinese immigrants in New York State. He produced and distributed the legal education and guidance pamphlet, Know your Rights, an Information Guide to Basics of New York State Legal System (CPE, 2018) under the supervision of professor Backer. His academic research focus on the dynamic interaction between law and social order through the lens of commercial activities of multinational corporations. His S.J.D thesis: The Evolution of China’s Foreign Investment Policy and Law captured the modernization of China’s commercial legal system during the past three decades, provided a well documented chronicle of the evolving foreign investment system during the pre-trade-war era (1949-2016).
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