Alonzo Emery is the Associate Director of East Asian Legal Studies and Lecturer on Law at Harvard Law School. Drawing on nearly a decade of experience living and working in Asia, he teaches and designs programs linking Harvard Law School to institutions and individuals in East Asia. Prior to joining East Asian Legal Studies, he served as a Clinical Instructor in the Harvard Negotiation and Mediation Clinical Program from 2013 to 2016 and taught in the law school’s flagship Negotiation Workshop. Before teaching at Harvard Law School, he was an Assistant Professor of Comparative Jurisprudence at Renmin University of China Law School in Beijing, where he taught courses in dispute resolution as well as international and U.S. law. During this time he worked with colleagues to launch the Renmin University of China Disability Law Clinic.
Alonzo Emery received his J.D. from Harvard Law School, magna cum laude, and his B.A. from Yale University, cum laude. He has also studied at Peking University, Tsinghua University, Taiwan University and the University of Cape Town.