Sharron Fast joined the Journalism and Media Studies Centre in January 2016 from the Faculty of Law at the University of Hong Kong where she was engaged in lecturing for the Faculty and conducting research at the Centre for Comparative and Public Law (CCPL). Her research there focused on criminal law and human rights issues. She is the former editor of the CCPL Rights Bulletin and the Annotated Ordinances of Hong Kong. She has previously taught Hong Kong Legal Systems in the Santa Clara University Summer Abroad Programme, as well as Criminal Law and The Rule of Law with the Faculty of Law at HKU. Prior to her work in Hong Kong, she was based in Seoul, South Korea, where she worked for a boutique intellectual property law firm consulting on patent and trademark matters.