Updated: Feb 8
Doyle-Bascom Professor of Law and Public Affairs, University of Wisconsin-Madison
He started going to China in 1972 and began studying Chinese at Middlebury in the summer of 1976, when Professor Lin was director. He has served for many years as consultant for Asia at the Washington-based International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL), focusing on China, India and Vietnam, and joined the ICNL board of directors in June 2022. In addition to his academic work, Mark has served on a number of organizations working to strengthen research on civil society, philanthropy and the nonprofit sector. His advising and consulting assignments have included human rights and legal reform in China and Vietnam. Over the past several years Mark has assisted a wide range of US and other organizations with issues under the Chinese Overseas NGO Law.