He Xin obtained his LL.B. and LL.M. from Peking University, China, and his J.S.M. and J.S.D. degrees from Stanford University, where he was an Asia-Pacific Scholar. Before joining HKU, he was Professor and Director of Chinese and Comparative Law Center at School of Law, City University of Hong Kong. He had also taught at the Law Schools of NYU and University of Illinois as Visiting Professor. His recent works appear in American Journal of Sociology, Law & Society Review, China Quarterly, China Journal, and American Journal of Comparative Law. His monograph Embedded Courts: Judicial Decision Making in China with Kwai Ng was published by Cambridge University Press in 2017. His research interests include Law and Society, Empirical Legal Studies, Comparative Laws, and Chinese Legal Systems, especially on Judicial Reforms in China and Chinese Family Laws.