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Cynthia Xinhong Wang


Room: E0.21


Cynthia is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow under the ERC funded project: Toxic Expertise: Environmental Justice and the Global Petrochemical Industry. Her research interests include environmental politics, environmental law, environmental justice and human rights law.

Cynthia completed her PhD in Social Sciences (China Studies) at the Centre for East Asian Studies, University of Turku, Finland. Her doctoral study focuses on environmental information disclosure in China. She also holds MSC (International Human Rights Law) Åbo Akademi, Finland, and LLB (Chinese Law) Tsinghua University, China.

Selected publications

Wang, X. (2016). Request for Environmental Information Disclosure in China: An Understanding from Legal Mobilization and Citizen Activism, Journal of Contemporary China 25(98), 233-247.

Wang, X. (2014). Open Environmental Information Upon Disclosure Request in China: The Paradox of Legal Mobilization. University of Turku, Annales Universitatis Turkuensis B 381.

Wang, X. (2014). Addressing failures of environmental information disclosure through administrative lawsuits in China: the paradox of legal mobilization. China-EU Law Journal, 3(3-4), 165-190.