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Wenkai Sun Professor

Research Interests: 
  • Legal and Political Philosophy
  • History of Legal Thoughts
  • Comparative Law
  • History of Constitutionalism of USA
  • Sociology of Law,
Bio: 

Education Background

  • 1. S.J.D., Renmin University of China Law School, Beijing(2001).

  • 2. L.L.M. (Master of Law), Renmin University of China Law School, Beijing(1998).

  • 3. B.A. , Major: Law, Inner Mongolian University, Huhhot, Inner Mongolian, P. R. China(1993).

  • 4. Visiting Scholar of Duke University School of Law(2012-2013)

Research Interests

  • Legal and Political Philosophy, History of Legal Thoughts, Comparative Law, Sociology of Law, History of Constitutionalism of USA.

Research projects

  • PI “The Methodology of Feminist Jurisprudence”, supported by Educational Department of P.R. of China,7/2015-12/2018

  • PI “The environment of Rule of Law of tourism in Jiangsu Provice”,  supported by the Government of Jiangsu Province, 12/2015-12/2017

  • PI “A Study on Law from Gender Perspective”, supported by Educational Department of P.R. of China,5/2008-12/2011

  • PI “A Study on the Constitution of NanJing Government: From 1927 to 1949”, supported by the Government of Jiangsu Province, 5/2006-12/2009

  • Co-PI the project on “Legal Thought History of Marxism” supported by National Social Science Foundation, 9/2003-8/2005

  • Co-PI the project on “Postmodernism Legal Thoughts of Western Countries” supported by National Social Science Foundation, 9/1998-9/1999

Journal Articles

  • Wenkai Sun, “A Theoretical perspective of the Economics of Rule of Law ”,  1 Jianghai Academic Journal (2016)

  • Wenkai Sun & Chuangao Liu, “A Study on the models of Anti-Craft ”, Journal of Beijing Union University (Humanities and Social Science), Vol.13, 2015

  • Wenkai Sun, “The meaning of Society ruled by Law ”, Zhejiang Social Science, Vol.1, 2015

  • Wenkai Sun(Traslator), “The Origin and Scope of the American Doctrine of Constitutional Law”, Law and Modernization, Vol.2013.

  • Wenkai Sun, “The Ideas and Methods about the Design of Jurisprudence Examination”, 6 Journal of Nanjing Normal University, 19-22(2011).

  • Wenkai Sun & Le Fang, “Legal modernism of China in the Globalization Age”, 16 Law and Social Development, 154-60(2010).

  • Wenkai Sun, “The Pursuit of Certainty in the Open Texture: the Common Ideas between H.L.A. Hart and L. Fuller”, 6 Jiangsu Social Science, 117-23(2009).

  • Wenkai Sun, “The Law as Form: on Pashukanis’s Legal Theory”, 5 Jianghai Academic Journal, 229-33(2009).

  • Wenkai Sun, “Beyond the Paradox of Dualism Thinking: the Reflection of Bruce Ackerman on Evolution Mechanism in the constitution of the USA”, 4 Law and Social Development, 20-29(2009).

  • Wenkai Sun & Weidong Li, “The Reflection on the ‘Government Obligation’ in the China’s Legal Aid System”, 4 Study& Exploration, 99-102(2009).

  • Wenkai Sun, “The Academic and Realistic Basis of Aristotle’s Theory about the Categories of Just”, 4 Journal of Henan Normal University, 95-99(2009).

  • Wenkai Sun, “The Connotation of ‘Legal Faith’ in the Chinese Background: Toward the Perspective of Berman’s ‘Law and Religion’”, 3 Journal of Inner Mongolia University, 71-76(2009).

  • Wenkai Sun, “On the Assessment Methods of Taking Students as Subject”, 6 Journal of Nanjing Normal University, 41-43(2009).

  • Wenkai Sun, “The Intellectual Archaeology of Aristotle’s Theory about the Categories of Just”, Autumn Jinling Law Review, 172-83(2008). 

  • Wenkai Sun, “The Eclecticism Characteristics of Cicero’s Natural law Thoughts”, 28 Journal of Suzhou University, 31-35(2007).

  • Wenkai Sun & Weidong Li, “A Postmodernist Analysis of Critical Race Theory”, 35 Journal of Inner Mongolia University, 98-102(2003).

  • Wenkai Sun, “The Legal Views and It’s Limitation of Feminist Jurisprudence in the USA.”, 6 Study& Exploration, 49-52(2003).

  • Wenkai Sun, “We the People: Transformations: on Bruce Ackerman’s Constitutionalism Theory”, 25 Global Law Review, 377-84(2003).

  • Shilun Lv & Wenkai Sun, “The Jurisprudence of Interest of Philipp Heck”, 6 Seeking Truth, 61-67(2000).

  • Wenkai Sun, “A New Contribution on the Studies of Marxism Legal Thought”, 7 Theoretical Front in Higher Education, 63-64(2000).

  • Shilun Lv & Wenkai Sun, “On the Critical Race Theory in the USA.”, 4 Social Science in China, 113-18(1998).

Books

  • Tingtai Gong, Zheng Pang & Wenkai Sun(etc.), Legal Culture and Regional Rule of Law in China: From the Perspective of Jiangsu Province, Law Press of China ( 2011).

  • Wenkai Sun, Gender Analysis on Law, Law Press of China (2009), (Author).

  • Wenkai Sun, We the People: Transformations (revised), Law Press of China(2009), (Translator).

  • Cunsheng Yan & Wenkai Sun(etc.), History of Western Legal Thoughts, Hunan University Press of China( 2005). 

  • Wenkai Sun, Sociological jurisprudence, Law Press of China (2005), (Author).

  • Wenkai Sun, We the People: Transformations, Law Press of China (2004), (Translator).

  • Jingwen Zhu & Wenkai Sun(etc.), Contemporary Postmodernism Legal Theory of Western Countries, Law Press of China (2002).

  • Shilun Lv & Wenkai Sun(etc.), Deferent Schools of Legal Studies in Contemporary Western Countries, Encyclopedia Press of China( 2000).


Awards

  • Awarded by Nanjing Normal University as 1/10th member of “Famous-Teachers Cultiviting Project”, 2011.

  • As one of core member of “National Excellent Teaching Team”, Awarded by the Educational Department of P.R. China 2010. Group Membership: Xia Jinwen, Gong Tingtai, Pangzheng, Dong Changchun, Zhanglei.

  • As the author of Gender Analysis on Law , Awarded the Third prize of the 10th Jiangsu province humanities and social sciences prize by the Government of Jiangsu Province.

  • As one of core member, Awarded “Jiangsu Province Excellent Teaching Team” by the Government of Jiangsu Province, 2009. Group Membership: Xia Jinwen, Gong Tingtai, Pangzheng, Dong Changchun, Zhanglei.

  • Awarded “Top Rated Professor in 2009 Top Ten Lists of China” by “www. Pinglaoshi.com”, 2009.

  • The paper “Reflection on the development of rule of law in recent 30 years in China” Awarded the 1st prize by Legal Association of Jiangsu Province, 2008.

  • Awarded research foundation support for the project “A Theory Study on Law from gender perspective” by the Educational Department of P.R. China 2008.

  • Awarded by Nanjing Normal University as one of “Top Ten Youth Teachers” in the 6th teaching competition, 2007.

  • Awarded as the Candidate of “Qinglan” Projects in Nanjing Normal University, 2006.

  • Awarded researching foundation support by the Government of Jiangsu Province, 2006.

  • Excellent teaching accomplishment teacher, Zhongbei School of Nanjing Normal University, 2005.

  • Awarded researching foundation support by the Educational Bureau of Jiangsu Province, 2004.

  • Awarded outstanding individual during “Anti-SARS” by Nanjing Normal University, 2003.

  • Outstanding graduate student of PH. D. of Renmin University of China, 2001.

  • Awarded Guanghua Prize by Renmin University of China, 1999, 1997 & 1996.

Academic Title

  • 1. the Vice General Secretary of the Association of Jurisprudence and Constitutional Law in Jiangsu Province.
  • 2. the Director of the Association of Western Legal Thoughts Research in China.

Contact

  • E-mail:wenkaisun@sina.com