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Dr Zizhen Wang


Zizhen Wang

Post Doc Research Fellow Lvl I
UCD Sutherland School of Law
01 716 4189
University College Dublin, UCD Sutherland School of Law, Sutherland School of Law Belfield Dublin 4


Dr. Zizhen Wang is a postdoctoral research fellow at the UCD Sutherland School of Law. He obtains a BA in sociology from Minzu University of China in 2014 and a PhD in sociology from UCD in 2018 under the supervision of Professor Philip O’Connell. His doctoral thesis explores international students as global migrants and investigates their migratory behaviour and labour market outcome in Europe. Zizhen joined the Effective Nature Laws project team (ERC funded) at the UCD Sutherland School of Law in September 2018. His main research tasks in this ERC project involve statistical analysis on legal coding datasets and experimental design.


  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow
    University College Dublin, Sutherland School of Law, Dublin, Ireland10 Sep 2018


  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    University College Dublin


  • PhD
    University College Dublin, Geary Institute for Public Policy, Dublin, Ireland1 Sep 2014 - 31 Aug 2018
    International Student Migration Behaviour and Labour Market Outcomes: A Quantitative Analysis on Social CapitalSupervised by O‘Connell P
  • BA
    Minzu University of China, School of Sociology, Beijing, China1 Sep 2010 - 30 Jun 2014


  • Chinese (Mandarin)
    Can read, write, speak, understand and peer review
  • English
    Can read, write, speak, understand and peer review