Professor Zhiyuan Guo is an associate professor at the China University of Political Science and Law (hereinafter as CUPL), where she specializes in Criminal Procedure, Evidence, and International Standards of Human Rights. She is also an adjunct research fellow at the Center for Criminal Law and Justice, CUPL and a Non-resident Senior Research Fellow at US-Asia Law Institute, New York University School of Law. She’s a Sohmen Visiting Scholar now at Faculty of Law, Hong Kong University.
Professor Guo’s current research focuses on mental disability law and its interaction with criminal justice system. She is also a pioneer in empirical research in China. In 2006, she co-authored and published Experimentation and Reform: Empirical Methods for Improving Justice Systems, the first book on the subject in China.