Dr Ying Chen

Lecturer, Chair of International Advisory Group - 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, Australian 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)

Teaching Areas

LAW100: Introduction to Legal Systems and Methods

LAW251: Corporation Law

LAW325: International Trade Law

OSSE300/500: China Study Program

Research Interests

International Trade and Investment

Food and AgLaw

Human Rights

Comparative Law (specialising in comparative study of Chinese Law, Australian 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, previously Ashgate UK, 2014. ISBN: 9781472437426) (UK)

Book Chapters

1. Ying Chen, 《中澳自由贸易协定》下对澳投资新热点:农业领域合作的现状与前景分析 (Translation: The Chinese Agricultural Investment in Australia under the ChAFTA: The Present and Future), in Blue Book of Australia: Annual Report on Development on Australia (2017-2018) (3rd edition) (Social Science Academic Press) (China) (2019)

2. Ying Chen, South Korea’s Agricultural Trade Dilemma: Open Markets or Protectionism?, in Free Trade Agreements: Hegemony or Harmony, (Springer) (Australia) (2018)

3. Ying Chen, 《中澳自由贸易协定》下的农产品贸易:机遇与挑战 (Translation: 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) (2nd edition), (Social Science Academic Press, 2018) (China)

4. Ying Chen, Corporate Social Responsibility, in Corporate Social Responsibility in Comparative Respective, (The Council on International Law and Politics, Chicago, 2013) (USA)

Journal Articles

1. Ying Chen,中国对澳大利亚农业用地投资相关法律问题研究 - 投资审批程序、土地产权、环境保护与社会责任分析 (Translation: Chinese Investment in Australian Agricultural Land: legal issues, land rights, and environmental and social responsibilities) (forthcoming 2019)

2. 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, 49 U. Miami Inter-Am. L. Rev. 1 (2018) (USA)

3. Ying Chen, ChAFTA, Trade, and Food Safety - When the Rubber Hits the Road, European Journal of Law Reform, Euro. J. L. Ref. (18).4, (2016) (Netherlands)

4. 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) (USA)

5. Ying Chen, Is the Arab Spring Coming to China? The Missing Piece of the Puzzle, Columbia University Journal of International Affairs (online) (2013) (USA)

6. Ying Chen, Corporate Social Responsibility from the Chinese Perspective, Indiana International and Comparative Law Review, 21 Ind. Int'l & Comp. L. Rev. 419 (2011) (USA)

7. Ying Chen, The Right to Food, European Journal of Law Reform, Euro. J. L. Ref.(12).3-4, (2010) (Netherlands)

8. 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) (USA)

9. Ying Chen, Book Review: James Harrison, The Human Rights Impact of the World Trade Organization, European Journal of Law Reform, Euro. J. L. Ref. (10). 3 (2008) (Netherlands)

Memberships

Council on International Law and Politics, US

YCC, American Society of Comparative Law, US

Meridian 180, Cornell University Law School, US