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Dr. Guanchi Zhang

Dr. Guanchi Zhang

Assistant Professor of Law

SJD, Harvard University

LLM, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Peking University

LLB, Bachelor of Laws, Peking University

B. Econ., Bachelor of Economics, Peking University

Dr. Guanchi Zhang


Dr. Guanchi Zhang is an assistant professor of law at Vermont Law and Graduate School, specializing in property law, state and local government law, as well as planning and land use law.

Guanchi’s research explores critical urban institutions and their impact on growth and inequality in contemporary cities. His work has appeared in journals including Political Geography, Law and Social Sciences, and Public Law Study, and won a paper award from the American Association of Geographers. He also contributes to the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies blog at Harvard University.

He holds an SJD from Harvard Law School, where he was awarded the F.Y. Chang Fellowship, Dean’s Scholar Prize, and Harvard Certificate of Distinction in Teaching. He received an LLM, an LLB, and a B.Econ. from Peking University in China, Beijing.