Graduate student news


imagePhD student Qian Liu's article, "Legal Consciousness of the Leftover Woman: Law and Qing in Chinese Family Relations," has been selected for the Asian Law and Society Assocation Graduate Student Article Award. 

Qian is a Ph.D. candidate at the Faculty of Law, University of Victoria. Her research interests include gender and China, legal consciousness, feminist legal theory, and qualitative research. Her doctoral dissertation investigates the impacts of both state law and non-state law on women’s choices in family formation. Qian is the recipient of IDRC Doctoral Research Award from the International Development Research Centre, Canada. Her work has been published in the Asian Journal of Law and Society and Asian Journal of Women’s Studies, among other publications. Her doctoral research has been featured by BBC World News in 2017.

Congratulations Qian!