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Jamie P. Horsley



    September 8, 2015 — June 30, 2016

    Professional affiliation

    Senior Fellow and Visiting Lecturer-in-Law, Paul Tsai China Center, Yale Law School

    Wilson Center Projects

    "Rule of Law and Open Governance Reforms in China: Implications for China, U.S.-China Relations and International Relations"

    Full Biography

    Jamie Horsley is Executive Director of The China Law Center and a Senior Research Scholar at Yale Law School, where her project work and research primarily has involved issues of governance, administrative law and regulatory reform in China, including promoting government transparency, public participation, improved administrative procedures and dispute resolution, and government accountability. Prior to joining Yale, she was a partner in the law firm of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison; Commercial Attaché in the U.S. Embassies in Beijing and Manila; Vice President of Motorola International, Inc. and Director of Government Relations for China for Motorola, Inc.; and a consultant to The Carter Center on village elections in China. A Yale Council of East Asian Studies Affiliate and member and former Director of the National Committee for US-China Relations, she holds a B.A. from Stanford University, an M.A. in Chinese Studies from the University of Michigan and a J.D. from Harvard Law School.

    Major Publications

    “China’s rulers commit to the (socialist) rule of law,” Nikkei Asian Review, October 27, 2014

    “The Rule of Law: Pushing the Limits of Party Rule,” in Joseph Fewsmith, Ed., China Today, China Tomorrow: Domestic Politics, Economy, and Society (Rowman & Littlefield, 2010)

    “The Development of Public Participation in the People’s Republic of China,” in Ethan J. Leib and Baogang He, Eds., The Search for Deliberative Democracy in China (2d Ed., Palgrave Macmillan, 2010)