Mao-wei Lo, from Taiwan, is a Research Assistant with the Center for Ocean Solutions working on issues related to forced labor in fishing. With the COS team, he is developing tools, interventions, practices, policies and legal framework to address forced labor in fishing and the related goal of building anti-trafficking/anti-slavery resilience.
Mao-wei is a J.S.D. candidate at Stanford Law School. His research interests lie in public international law, international economic law, human rights law and Cross-Strait (Taiwan and China) relations. Particularly, Mao-wei is interested in exploring the interactions between different international legal regimes and the function of dispute settlement mechanisms in international law. Prior to Stanford, he received his LL.B. and LL.M. from National Taiwan University.
Before coming to Stanford, Mao-wei served as the Senior Officer at Department of Legal Affairs, Mainland Affairs Council (Taiwan’s government agency responsible for research, planning, review, and coordination of Mainland China policies and affairs). In his free time, Mao-wei loves to jog, play basketball and read.