Prof. Wang Yaxin became a Professor of Law at Tsinghua University Law School in Beijing, China, in 1998. His research interests span Civil Procedure Law, Sociology of Law and Empirical Studies in Law Education. Wang Yaxin was an Associate Professor at Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan, from 1993 to 1998 and an Assistant Professor at Kagawa University Law School, Japan, from 1991 to 1993. Previously, he obtained a PhD and a master’s degree in law from Kyoto University, Japan, and a bachelor's degree in law from Peking University, China. Wang Yaxin has published widely in the field of Civil Procedure Law in Chinese, Japanese and English.