Dean, School of Humanities and Professor of Juvenile & Family Law Research Center, Jinan University, Zhuhai
Dr. Zhang Hongwei is the Dean of School of Humanities and professor of Juvenile & Family Law Research Center at Jinan University, China. He received his PhD in criminal justice from Sam Houston State University in 2004. He has published books and dozens of peer-reviewed articles in American, Asian and international journals on topics including juvenile justice, victim protection, and child welfare laws, and the American criminal justice system.
Before joining Jinan University, Dr. Zhang was a professor at Guangxi University Law School in Nanning, China, and a visiting scholar at the University of Macau in China, Dalhousie University Law School in Canada, Hanyang University Law School in South Korea, the University of Oslo in Norway, and the University of Tuebingen Law School and the Max Plank Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law, both located in Germany. He also was a postdoctoral fellow at Ryukoku University in Japan.
Dr. Zhang served as the Deputy Chief Procurator for the Nanning Municipal People Procuratorate, the judicial branch in China, appearing in matters covering local criminal and juvenile cases. He also managed research and program developments for the office. He has won several outstanding teaching and research awards during his career.