Leigha Crout is the inaugural Rule of Law Fellow at the Neukom Center for the Rule of Law and a Research Associate with Oxford University’s China, Law and Development Project.
Previously, she served as a Senior C.V. Starr Lecturer at Peking University in Shenzhen, China, where she taught transnational legal practice and a seminar on comparative law. Her works have been published or are forthcoming in several books and law journals, including Washington University Law Review, the Asian Journal of Comparative Law, and with Cambridge University Press. Leigha has been invited to share her work at Harvard Law School, the Overseas Chinese Women Protection Project, and as a Berger Panelist at Cornell Law School’s Berger International Legal Studies Program, among other engagements.
Leigha is a doctoral researcher at King’s College London. She received her Masters in International Development from Cornell University and her J.D. and LL.M. magna cum laude from the University of Notre Dame Law School.