Kwai Ng

Associate Professor

Kwai Ng received his B.S. in journalism from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, his M.A.and Ph.D. in sociology from the University of Chicago. Kwai Ng’s research interests are sociology of law, legal language, and social theory. He has conducted field research on the grassroots courts in China and the bilingual courtrooms in Hong Kong. He has recently completed a book manuscript on the Chinese courts.

2017    Embedded Courts: Judicial Decision Making in China (with Xin He) New York: Cambridge University Press.

2009    The Common Law in Two Voices: Language, Law, and the Postcolonial Predicament in Hong Kong. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press.

Fall 2016

LAWS 101: Law & Society

SOCI 118: Sociology of Language

SOCG 201A: Classical Sociological Theory 

Winter 2017

SOCI 140: Sociology of Law