Wang Bin


Research Area

Legal Methodology, Sociology of Law, Theory of Judicial Decision Making


Wang Bin is the associate professor of Nankai University Law School and a visiting scholar of the University of Amsterdam.

Professor Wang has published two monographs, Legal interpretation: Between a theory of Legal Methodology and Hermeneutical theory of law. Guiding Case System and Legal Methodology. He is the co-author of Research on the Formation Mechanisms of Customary Law and Its Identification. He also published dozens of papers in SSCI/CSSCI journals including Argumentation, Research on Law and Business, Legal Science and Legal Forum. Wang has published many articles in Legal Daily, People's Court Newspaper and China Social Science Paper. He translated Prototypical Argumentative Patterns in a Legal Context: The Role of Pragmatic Argumentation in Judicial Decisions and Arguments from Unacceptable Consequences and a Reasonable Application of Law. He presided over A study of consequence-oriented judicial decision-making, which is one of the National Social Science Foundation projects. he was also in charge of many provincial and ministerial projects: Research on the Creation Techniques and Application Methods of Guiding Cases and A Study of Strategic Behavior in Judicial Decision-Making funded by the Ministry of Education, A Study of Chinese Human Rights Discourse Based on Local Resources funded by Nankai University.

Professor Wang has won several teaching and research awards. He is a director of Chinese Jurisprudence Research Society, a part-time researcher at the Nankai University human rights Center, a director of Tianjin Case Law Research Association. He is the Secretary General of Tianjin Law Society legal education branch, a lecturer of Nankai University outstanding youth delegation. Professor Wang has been to the well-known institutions and research institutions in the United States, Canada, Britain, Denmark and the Netherlands for academic exchanges.