Yiran Zhang

S.J.D. Candidate at Harvard Law School

Yiran Zhang is an S.J.D. Candidate at Harvard Law School, with teaching interests in family law, immigration law and employment law. Her ethnographic dissertation research examines the intersection of care work and the informal economy through three case studies involving:  internal migrant workers in China, Filipina domestic workers in China, and childcare subsidy programs in the U.S. She has published in both the United States and China. Her recent work can can be found in the UCLA Women’s Law Journal and is forthcoming in the Georgetown Immigration law Review. Zhang is a member of the New York State Bar, has worked as a policy consultant for WIEGO (Women in Informal Employment: Globalizing and Organizing), a legal intern for the Zhongze Women’s Legal Aid Center, and a judicial intern for the Shanghai High Court.