Dr Ying Chen

Lecturer - School of Law

Ying Chen

Phone: +61 02 6773 5862

Email: ychen56@une.edu.au

Biography

Dr Ying Chen holds a Doctor of Juridical Science (SJD) degree and a Master of Laws (LLM) degree from Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, United States and a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree from Yantai University School of Law, China. Her research interests are primarily in the areas of International Trade and Investment, Food and AgLaw, Human Rights, and Comparative Law (specialising in comparative study of Chinese Law and US Law). Dr Chen’s research has been published in leading US and European law journals, such as Cardozo Journal of International and Comparative Law, New York International Law Review, Columbia University Journal of International Affairs, European Journal of Law Reforms, and Indiana International and Comparative Law Review. Her monograph entitled Trade, Food Security, and Human Rights - The Rules for International Trade in Agricultural Products and the Evolving World Food Crisis was published in 2014.

Dr Chen has teaching experience in Private International Law, Public International Law, Human Rights, Intellectual Property, Alternative Dispute Resolutions, Legal Writing, and Introduction to the US Legal System. She has taught in the US, China, Mexico and Australia. Dr Chen is also very active in speaking at international conferences. She has been invited to present her research papers in the US, UK, Spain, France, China, Mexico, and Turkey.

Qualifications

LLB (Yantai University School of Law, China), LLM, SJD (Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, US)

Memberships

Council on International Law and Politics, US

YCC, American Society of Comparative Law, US

Meridian 180, Cornell University Law School, US

Teaching Areas

LAW100: Introduction to Legal Systems and Methods

LAW251: Corporation Law

LAW325: International Trade Law

Research Interests

International Trade and Investment

Food and AgLaw

Human Rights

Comparative Law (specialising in comparative study of Chinese Law and US Law)

Publications

Book (monograph)

  • Ying Chen, Trade, Food Security, and Human Rights--The Rules for International Trade in Agricultural Products and the Evolving World Food Crisis, (Routledge, 2014) (ISBN: 9781472437426)

Book Chapters

  • Ying Chen, South Korea’s Agricultural Trade Dilemma:  Open Markets or Protectionism?Beyond the China-South Korea Free Trade Agreement (forthcoming)
  • Ying Chen, Agricultural Trade under the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement:  Challenges and Opportunities, in Blue Book of Australia: Annual Report on Development on Australia (2016-2017) (Social Science Academic Press, 2017)
  • Ying Chen, Corporate Social Responsibility, in Corporate Social Responsibility in Comparative Respective, (Council on International Law and Politics, 2013)

Journal Articles

  • Ying Chen, So Teacher, What is the Right Answer? - Incorporating Critical Thinking into the Mexican Legal Education: The Application of the US Model, Inter-American Law Review (forthcoming, 2018)
  • Ying Chen, ChAFTA, Trade, and Food Safety - When the Rubber Hits the Road, European Journal of Law Reform, 18 Eur. J.L. Reform 396 (2016)
  • Ying Chen, China’s Investment and Trade in Africa- Neo-Colonialism or Mutual Benefit?, Cardozo Journal of International and Comparative Law, 24 Cardozo J. Int'l & Comp. L. 511 (2016)
  • Ying Chen, Is the Arab Spring Coming to China? The Missing Piece of the Puzzle, Columbia University Journal of International Affairs(online) (2013)
  • Ying Chen, Corporate Social Responsibility from the Chinese Perspective, Indiana International and Comparative Law Review, 21 Ind. Int'l & Comp. L. Rev. 419 (2011)
  • Ying Chen, The Right to Food, European Journal of Law Reform, 12 Eur. J. L. Reform 158 (2010)
  • Ying Chen, China’s One Child Policy and Its Violations of Women’s and Children’s Rights, New York International Law Review, 22 N.Y. Int'l L. Rev. 1(2009)
  • Ying Chen, Book Review: James Harrison, The Human Rights Impact of the World Trade Organization, European Journal of Law Reform, 10 Eur. J. L. Reform  423 (2008)