Ph.D. in Education, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1996
M.S. in Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1992
LL.M., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1988
LL.B., Beijing University, China, 1984
Specialties and Courses
Legal research and writing
Advanced legal research
International intellectual property law
Chinese intellectual property law
Law library management
Legal research and bibliography
Hu is a Professor of Law and Director of the Sarita Kenedy East Law Library at St. Mary’s University School of Law. He is also co-director of the Institute on Chinese Law & Business at the law school. Hu joined St. Mary’s University School of Law on June 1, 2005.
Before that he had worked at four American law schools: The College of William & Mary (1993-1997), Wake Forest University (1997-1999), Gonzaga University (1999-2000) and Texas Tech University (2000-2005).
American Law Institute (ALI);
Association of American Law Schools (AALS);
American Bar Association (ABA);
American Association of Law Libraries (AALL);
Chinese and American Forum on Law Libraries and Legal Information (CAFLL);
Southwestern Association of Law Libraries (SWALL)
Research Guide to Chinese Copyright Law. 2nd ed. Buffalo, NY: William S. Hein & Co., Inc., 2016.
Research Guide to Chinese Trademark Law and Practice. Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press, 2009.
Research Guide to Chinese Patent Law and Practice. Buffalo, NY: William S. Hein & Co., Inc., 2002.
Guide to China Copyright Law Studies. Buffalo, NY: William S. Hein & Co., Inc., 2000.