Prof. Huang-Yu Wang, received her bachelor and master’s degrees in law from the College of Law at National Taiwan University. Served as a teaching assistant in the College of Law in 1991-1993; passed the bar exam and practiced as a public defense attorney in Taiwan in 1995-1997. In 1997, Professor Wang received a full scholarship from the ROC government to pursue advanced studies in Germany.
In March 1999, she received another Master’s degree (LLM) from Heidelberg University, and in May 2003, she received her doctorate (Ph. D), also from Heidelberg University. Her dissertation “ Drogenstraftaten und abstrakte Gefaehrdungsdelikte” (Drug-related crimes and the crimes constituted by abstract endangerment of legal interests) was published by Tenea Publication Inc. in Berlin in August 2003 (Juristische Reihe Tenea/www. Jurawelt .com, Bd. 40).
She started as a faculty member in the college of Law in 2003, and became a full-time professor in 2013. She is also the incumbent cheif editor of NTU Law Journal and Vice Dean of college of Law.
Her research emphases are criminal laws, criminology, criminal policies, drug-related crimes, medical laws, aboriginal crimes, and the comparative study on criminal laws in Germany and Taiwan. She has published “Punishment and Social Disciplines-the Conflict between New and Old Thoughts on Criminal Sanctions in Taiwan and Its Transformation (April 2009)” and over ten academic papers. Her important book publications include the "General Principles of Criminal Law" published in 2014, and "General Principles of Criminal Law" Re-published in 2019.
Prof. Huang-Yu Wang also teaches courses in criminal law, criminology, and criminal policies at the College of Law.