Hong Lu works as a Professor in the Criminal Justice Department at University of Nevada, Las Vegas, NV, USA. She received a Ph.D. degree in justice studies from Arizona State University, Glendale, AZ, USA. Her research areas include comparative criminology, sociology of law, courts and sentencing, and punishment and the death penalty. She has coauthored three books: Punishment: A Comparative Historical Perspective (Cambridge, 2005), China's Death Penalty: History, Law, and Contemporary Practices (Routledge, 2007), and China’ s Drug Practices and Policies: Regulating Controlled Substances in a Global Context (Ashgate, 2009). She has also written more than two dozen journal articles in her research fields. Professor Lu serves as a Visiting Senior Research Fellow at East Asia Institute of National University of Singapore, Singapore, and a Research Fellow of Shanghai Jiaotong University KoGuan Law School, Shanghai, China. She was invited to give a talk at the Oxford Roundtable and The Johns Hopkins University?Nanjing University Center for Chinese and American Studies, Jiangsu, China.
Biography Updated on 3 January 2013