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Yusheng Lee Professor

Academic Area: 
legal history
Research Interests: 
  • Civil Law and Commercial Law
  • Chinese legal history
  • Chinese legal modernization

Basic Information

Yusheng Lee, Professor and PhD Candidate Supervisor, born in 1964, Zhenjiang in Jiangsu province, Central Committee member of the revolutionary committee of the Chinese Kuomintang, member of Standing Committee of Provincial Committee, vice president of Jiangsu Province Higher People’s Court.

Academic Title

Executive director, Chinese Law History Society;

Vice president, Institute of Legal History of Jiangsu Law Society;

Vice president, Institute of Legal Education of Jiangsu Law Society;

Council member, China Institute of Trial Theory.

Educational Background

In 1987, graduated from Nanjing University(NJU), B.A.;

In 1990, graduated from Nanjing University(NJU), Master of Law;

In 2005, graduated from Renmin University of China(RUC), PhD;

In 1990, started to work in Nanjing Normal University(NNU).

Research Projects

Director of 3 provincial research projects;

Participants of 4 provincial research projects.


Monographer: Study on the Tang system of respectful addresses and Chinese legal system.

Co-author: The Tang Law Explanation, Chinese Contemporary Law Revolution, Civil Law Theory and Trial Practice and other 5 works.

Editor: Modern Commercial Law, Introduction to Civil Law of China and other 2 works.

Journal Articles

Published more than 30 papers on Social Sciences in China, Journal of Legal Studies and Jurist.

Honors and Awards

In 1998, Prof. Lee won the third prize of Outstanding Teaching Achievement Award of Nanjing Normal University.

In 2000, Prof. Lee won the first prize of Ninth Five-Year Plan of Key Course in Nanjing Normal University.

In 2002, Outstanding Middle-aged Backbone Teacher.

In 2010, the Ten Outstanding Youth Jurist in Jiangsu Province.

In 2013, Prof. Lee was selected as the second-level candidates of Jiangsu 333 Middle-aged Scientific Leading Human Resource Project.

Prof. Lee won the third prize of Outstanding Achievement Award of .

Prof. Lee won the prize Outstanding Achievement Award of 1st Chinese Legal Culture Studies.

Prof. Lee won the second prize of Outstanding Achievement Award of Philosophy and Social Science Research Projects of Colleges and Universities in Jiangsu Provincial twice