Institute for International Law and Public Policy

Li Hao
Visiting Researcher

Li Hao is a Ph.D. candidate at Shanghai Jiaotong University Law School. His dissertation will examine theories and cases of health discrimination in China and other countries. Mr. Li's primary research focus while at Temple will be health discrimination.

Li Zan
Visiting Researcher (2009)

Li Zan is a Ph.D candidate in international law and international organizations at Peking University Law School and also teaches courses in public international law and the law of international organizations in the Adult Education School at the university. Mr. Li's dissertation will primarily center on jurisdictional immunity of international organizations. His other research interests include human rights, especially the rights of minorities, and international relationships and politics.

Shane Kilcommins
Visiting Scholar (2009)

Dr Shane Kilcommins is a senior lecturer in law at University College Cork, Ireland where he teaches evidence law, jurisprudence, penology and criminal law. He is also the criminal law examiner for the Law Society of Ireland. His most recent book publication Terrorism, Rights and the Rule of Law: negotiating justice in Ireland was published by an English publishing house, Willan, in January 2008. His next book publication, a casebook on Irish criminal law, is due out in September 2009. He is currently completing two funded research projects, one on the experiences of crime victim service users in Ireland (funded by the Irish Department of Justice), and the other on the use of learning journals as an integrative learning strategy in law (funded by the National Academy for Integration of Research and Teaching and Learning). He is a co-director of the Centre for Criminal Justice and Human Rights at the Law Faculty in UCC, and is also the deputy editor of the Judicial Studies Institute Journal, a peer reviewed academic law journal for the Irish judiciary. He is the recipient of a Fulbright scholarship for his visit to Temple, where he will be examining epistemic shifts in relations with the accused in the criminal process.