Current and Former Oldham Fellows


  • Morenikeji Ruth Akinade will be working with the Legal Aid Foundation in Taiwan, Summer 2017.


  • Beulah Agbabiaka worked with Zhicheng Public Interest Lawyers researching policy to support the protection of senior citizens, Winter 2016-2017.
  • Lorraine Ma worked with the Wujiang District Environmental Protection Bureau, Suzhou, China during Summer 2016
  • Hanwen Tang researched China’s Anti-Monopoly Law of 2008 and price patterns of foreign and domestic businesses, Summer 2016.


  • James Henseler researched the privatization of rural land holdings in China during Summer 2015.
  • Wei Liu researched China's shadow banking system, two-part project, one part during Summer 2015, the second part in Winter 2015
  • Diana Nielsen, researched "Trans-boundary Environmental Governance in the Salween River Basin: Chinese Environmental Protections" during Winter 2015.
  • Mary Ayn Prager researched in summer 2015 the February 2014 suit filed by Chinese wartime slave labor plaintiffs against Mitsubishi Materials Corporation and Mitsui Mining and Smelting for reparations for forced labor during World War II.


  • James Cheng worked for the Chinese International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC) in Beijing to intern (Summer 2013).
  • Alison Borochoff-Porte completed an analysis of the impact of China's new immigration law in Yunnan Province, focusing on immigrants from Myanmar, Laos, and Vietnam (Winter 2013).
  • Allison Peck worked in Taiwan with the Garden of Hope Foundation, focusing on women's abuse issues, and the Taiwan Legal Aide Foundation, with an emphasis on human rights (Winter 2013).
  • Alice Z. Wang conducted research while completing an internship with the State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO) to work with the China Intellectual Property Society (CIPS), a research organization under SIPO (Winter 2013).


  • Jasmine Jin worked for the Taiwan Legal Aide Foundation.
  • Tina Wang interned at Landesa.
  • Angela Zhu interned with the Procuratorate of Nanjing.


  • Darius Longarino researched HBV (Hepatitis B Virus) cases at Yirenping, focusing on the facts and judicial opinions from these cases with special attention to the remedies given or denied.
  • Min Yuan updated his research on the recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments in Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan, known as the “Arrangement on Reciprocal Enforcement of Judgments in Civil and Commercial Matters."
  • Lina Zhou conducted a study on malpractice claims against attorneys and the various implications within China's judicial system.
  • Yae-Ji Park researched the legal and practical status of the Red Cross Society of China vis-a-vis the government and the NGO community.
  • Henri Benaim researched the Basic Law of Hong Kong.
  • Elizabeth Skeen Two projects: Developed a formal understanding of what constitutes the foreign temporary worker program and researched the recently announced draft revisions to the 1997 Criminal Procedure Law.

Summer 2010

  • Jianwei (Jerry) Fang researched Chinese securities law, especially the legal issues arising from foreign companies seeking listing in Chinese stock markets at the Chinese Academy of Social Science (CASS).
  • Ju (Judy) Huang acted as a research intern at China International Trade and Economics Arbitration Commission (CIETAC).
  • Stephen MacArthur interned at International Bridges to Justice, Beijing.

Summer 2009

  • Glenn Lortscher researched China’s upcoming implementation of the second of the Basel Accords (“Basel II”).
  • Boshen Jia completed two internships, at the Sichuan University Legal Aid Clinic and at Chengdu Discovery Law Firm.
  • Chiansan Ma  completed two internships: 1) The Center for the Protection of the Rights of Disadvantaged Citizens (CPRDC) in Wuhan, Hubei Province; 2) the Beijing Legal Aid Office for Migrant Workers (BLAOMW).
  • Emily Zhu interned at the People’s Court of Zhengzhou City (court of appeals), criminal and commercial sections.

Summer 2007

  • Peng Wu  researched the processes through which practicing lawyers in two rural provinces of China (Qinghai and Guizhou) evaluated prospective clients and decided which cases to bring into the official legal system.
  • Daniel Malech and Adam Krotman--at Civic Exchange in Hong Kong, they conducted a comparative analysis, and researched legal prerequisites and ideal design features of effective emissions trading regimes, in the context of Hong Kong’s pilot scheme proposal with Guangdong.

Summer 2006

  • Angela Huang  researched urban redevelopment in Shanghai as well as compared foreign and Chinese management style in firms.
  • Bang (Steve) Lin was employed at the Legal Clinic of the China University of Political Science and Law as well as the Chinese Ministry of Justices' Legal Aid Organization.
  • Megan Fluckiger  researched scientific evidence in criminal proceedings.
  • Qian (Lisa) Wang  interned at the ABA Asian Law Initiative, China Rule of Law and Governance Program (CRLGP).

Summer 2005

  • Michael Goettig  interned at the ABA Asia Law Initiative, Beijing.
  • Lillian Lardy  worked at Internews, Shanghai.
  • Steven Chen  worked at the Center for Legal Assistance to Pollution Victims, Beijing.
  • Won Park's work in China involved Yunnan human trafficking issues.

Summer 2004

  • Payal Shah interned for the Center for Legal Consultation and Legal Aid, Beijing.

Summer 2003

  • Andrew Jacobsen worked at Wuhan University, Wuhan

Summer 2002

  • Daniel Magida took part in PILI, Clinical Programs.