Taisu Zhang is a Professor of Law at Yale Law School and works on comparative legal history (specifically, economic institutions in modern China and early modern Western Europe), comparative law, property law, and contemporary Chinese Law. His first book, The Laws and Economics of Confucianism: Kinship and Property in Pre-Industrial China and England, has recently been published by Cambridge University Press. In dissertation form, it was the recipient of Yale University’s Arthur and Mary Wright Dissertation Prize and the American Society for Legal History’s Kathryn T. Preyer Award. A second book, The Ideological Foundations of the Qing Fiscal State, is in progress. He has also published a number of articles and essays in academic journals and popular outlets. Prior to joining the Yale faculty, Zhang was an Associate Professor at the Duke University School of Law, and has taught at Brown University, Peking University Law School, the Tsinghua University School of Law, and the University of Hong Kong. He holds three degrees from Yale: a B.A. in History and Mathematics, a J.D., and a Ph.D. in History. He was the Immediate Past President of the International Society for Chinese Law and History.
张泰苏是耶鲁大学法学院教授，主要研究比较法制史（重点为现代中国和近代早期西欧的经济制度）、比较法、物权法和当代中国法。他的第一部著作《儒家法律和经济学：前工业革命时期中英的亲属与财产关系》近期已由剑桥大学出版社出版，博士论文获得耶鲁大学Arthur and Mary Wright论文奖和美国法律史协会Kathryn T. Preyer奖。其第二部著作《清代财政国家的思想基础》正在成稿中。他还曾在学术期刊和大众媒体上发表文章。他曾任杜克大学法学院副教授，曾任教于布朗大学、北京大学法学院、清华大学法学院和香港大学。他拥有耶鲁大学历史和数学学士学位、法律博士学位和历史学博士学位。他曾任中国法律与历史国际协会会长。