Ran Hao has dedicated her academic career to law studies, receiving an LLB and LLM in International Economic Law, from Nanjing University and a PhD from the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS).
Ran Hao currently works in the Law Institute of CASS researching Anglo-American property law and Chinese rural land law and social law.
Ran Hao has received several fellowships and visiting professorships. In 2010, she was a visiting scholar with the law faculty of Cambridge University. For the coming 2018-2019 year, she will visit the CEAPS at Illinois Urbana-Champion and the Law school of Harvard University as a Fulbright Scholar.
A member of the Chinese Comparative Law Society and a Member of Beijing’s Rural Rule of Law Society, Ran Hao has also published two books and thirty social science papers, including the comparison of the Anglo-American and Continental legal systems, the Continental legal system’s civil code structure, and China’s legal structure about rural land rights.