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Jeffrey Lehman on the "Thousand Talents" list

Peking University, Mar. 8, 2012: The seventh “Thousand Talents Program” list has been announced recently. Jeffrey Lehman, dean of the School of Transnational Law of PKUSZ (Peking University Shenzhen Graduate School) is on the list.



The introduction plan ("Thousand Talents Program") is currently China’s highest standard of overseas talent introduction plan at the moment, which aims at the national development strategy target, introducing and focusing on supporting a batch of strategic scientists and leaders who are capable of making breakthroughs in the key technology, developing high-tech industries, and driving the development of new fields [back] to China.


Professor Lehman is the founder of PKUSZ School of Transnational Law, former president of Cornell University, and president of the Joint Center for China-U.S. Law & Policy Studies. He studied in the School of Public Policy of Cornell University and the University of Michigan, receiving the J.D. degree from the latter. Professor Lehman is mainly engaged in the law education of his specific field, as well as school administration. He has introduced more than seventy world-leading talents into the law field, and promoted communication between China and America in law, education and academic research. He has also established several top academic institutions, as well as international communication and cooperation projects. In 2011, Lehman won China’s "Friendship Award" and became one of the first batch of overseas high-level talents in Shenzhen’s "Peacock Plan".


Written by: Shi Hui
Edited by: Arthars
PKU News (Chinese)