Dr Jia Wang joined Swansea University in 2023. She obtained an LLB Maritime Law degree from Dalian Maritime University, after which she worked as a judge in a local court in China for two years. Jia also holds two LLM Maritime Law degrees from Dalian Maritime University and the University of Nottingham before she completed her PhD at the University of Nottingham in 2023.
Before joining Swansea University, Jia worked as a Teaching Associate at the University of Nottingham between 2021 to 2023 to teach English Contract Law and Public Law.
Her research interests lie in socio-legal and comparative legal studies, marine insurance law with a particular focus on the protection of SMEs in insurance business, legal transplantation and legal globalisation. Her teaching expertise lies in marine insurance law, international trade law, and carriage of goods by sea.
Jia is a member of the Society of Legal Scholars and a peer reviewer for the Global Journal of Comparative Law.