Shixue Hu

Shixue Hu is a J.S.D. candidate at Yale Law School, where she earned her LL.M. degree in 2016 and serves as an editor of the Yale Journal of International Law. Before coming to Yale, Shixue obtained her LL.B. degree, summa cum laude, from Peking University Law School in 2012 and has continued there as a Ph.D. candidate in international law. Shixue has worked as a researcher at Peking University's International Economic Law Center and as a teaching assistant for the LL.M. program there in the field of international economic law. She was also an editor for the Peking University International and Comparative Law Journal, Finance Forum, and the Peking University Law Journal. She has been awarded several distinguished honors and fellowships for her scholarship as well as for her contribution to the community.

Shixue's academic interests include international investment law, the World Trade Organization, public international law, and transnational law. She has published articles and book reviews relating to foreign policy and international relationships, Chinese investment treaties, and legislative reforms. Her J.S.D. dissertation focuses on the state policy problems of state-owned enterprises in international investment conflicts, explicates the legal and power dynamics between domestic regulations and international dispute resolution mechanisms, and proposes better governance for investment globalization at both domestic and international levels.

Doctoral Committee
Professors W. Michael Reisman (chair), Paul Gewirtz (reader), David Singh Grewal (reader), and Susan Rose-Ackerman (reader)

Ph.D., Peking University Law School (in progress)
LL.M., Yale Law School, 2016
LL.B., summa cum laude, Peking University Law School, 2012

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