The book co-authored by Liu Jianhong, Distinguished Professor of the Faculty of Law at the University of Macau (UM), and Liang Bin, professor of sociology at Oklahoma State University, titled “‘Chinese Netizens’ Opinions on Death Sentences: An Empirical Examination”, recently received the 2022 Best Scholarly Publication Award from The Association of Chinese Professors of Social Sciences In the United States (ACPSS) at the 27th ACPSS 2022 International Conference.

The ACPSS was founded in 1995 by Chinese professors and researchers of social sciences and humanities residing in North America. This association has become a prominent vital force in promoting scholarly exchanges in the world between North American Chinese academics, cultural communities, and other organizations.

The book ‘Chinese Netizens’ Opinions on Death Sentences: Empirical Examination’ was published by the University of Michigan Press in 2021 and has attracted much attention in academia, which also received “the Distinguished Book Award” from the Asian Criminological Society in July 2022.