Ying Hu


Ying Hu is a J.S.D. candidate at Yale Law School and a Sheridan Fellow at the National University of Singapore. Her research focuses on the regulation of information collection and analysis, with particular emphasis on the impact of technology on consumer behavior and social relations. Her work draws on insights from behavioral economics and sociology.

Ying received her LL.B. degree from the University of Hong Kong and LL.M. degrees respectively from the University of Cambridge and Yale Law School. She gained admission as a solicitor of the High Court of Hong Kong after completing her training in a magic circle firm. Prior to coming to Yale, Ying was a Judicial Assistant at the Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal. She has been a research associate at the National University of Singapore and has taught tort law at the University of Hong Kong.

Ying's areas of interest include information privacy, property law, restitution, and financial regulation, and she has published works in the Restitution Law Review, the Conveyancer and Property Lawyer, and the Singapore Journal of Legal Studies.

Doctoral Committee
Professors Christine Jolls (chair), Jack M. Balkin (reader), and Tom R. Tyler (reader)

Education
LL.M., Yale Law School
LL.M., University of Cambridge
LL.B., University of Hong Kong