Mong-Hwa Chin

October 1, 2011Duke Law News

Education
Master of Laws, Duke University, 2011
Master of Laws, National Chiao Tung University, 2010
Bachelor of English Literature and Foreign Languages, National Chung Cheng University, 2006
Bachelor of Laws, National Chung Cheng University, 2006

Fields of Academic Interest
Mong-Hwa Chin is a first year S.J.D. student from Taiwan. Before being admitted to Duke Law, his studies focused on feminism jurisprudence and rape law reform. He has co-authored an empirical study concerning the gender stereotypes in the rape trials. This study has been accepted and pending to be published in Taiwan.
His current study plan involves the connection between social psychology and the criminal justice system. He is engaged in issues such as eyewitness misidentification, false confession, bias and stereotypes in courtrooms and comparative studies between the adversarial and inquisitorial systems. He is also participating in Professor Vidmar’s research regarding the bias of trial judges.

Doctoral Committee
Neil Vidmar (Supervisor)
Lisa Griffin (Reader)

last updated 9.29.2011