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Alford, William P.
China Law and its History;Legal Profession
Harvard University

William P. Alford is currently Henry L. Stimson Professor of Law and Vice Dean for the Graduate Program and International Legal Studies at Harvard Law School. He is Director of East Asian Legal Studies at Harvard Law, and Chair of Harvard Law School too.

His research interests include Chinese law and legal history; legal aspects of international trade and technology transfer; legal profession. His subject areas for supervising written work are Chinese law and legal history; comparative law; human rights in East Asia; international technology transfer; international trade; legal profession.


AmherstCollege B.A. 1970, American Studies

St. John'sCollege, Cambridge University LL.B. 1972

Yale University M.A. 1974, Chinese Studies

Yale University M.A. 1975, Chinese History

Harvard Law School J.D. 1977

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