Lawrence J. Liu is a Ph.D. student in the Jurisprudence and Social Policy Program at Berkeley Law, and a J.D. student at Yale Law School. Lawrence’s main interests revolve around state capacity and public participation in the regulatory process in both domestic and transnational contexts. He has research interests in administrative law, law and globalization, the legal profession, and contemporary Chinese law and politics. Lawrence’s work has been published in The China Quarterly and Law & Social Inquiry (both with Rachel E. Stern), as well as in the Journal of Empirical Legal Studies (with Sepehr Shahshahani). Originally from Plano, Texas, he holds a B.A. from Princeton University’s School of Public and International Affairs and an M.A. in Jurisprudence and Social Policy from Berkeley Law.