Academic Staff

Shang Shu

Post: Assistant Professor of Law


Tel: +86(21)65904124



2012 Juris Doctor, University of Southern California Gould School of Law

(Submission Editor: The Southern California Review of Law and Social Justice)                      

2008 B.A. with Honors in Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California, Berkeley

2008 B.S. with Distinction in Environmental Sciences, University of California, Berkeley    

Academic Appointment

Assistant Professor of Law, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics School of Law  



Ÿ Liberalizing International Trade After Doha, Multilateral, Plurilateral, Regional and Unilateral Initiatives by David Gantz, (Translated), China Law Press, December 2015 (forthcoming)

Referred Articles

Ÿ   “Investor Protection in the China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone”, Transnational Dispute Management Vol.1, The Pacific Rim and International Economic Law Special Issue, January 2015

Ÿ   “The Development of Interim Measures in Chinese Arbitration Laws and Rules”, China Law and Society, February, 2015

Ÿ   “An Incomplete Negative List”, Jurisprudence Monthly, Vol.1, January 2014

Conference Paper and Policy Briefs

Ÿ   Making Shanghai the New Asia-Pacific Dispute Resolution Center, Submitted to Shanghai Municipal Commission of  Commerce, July 2015

Ÿ   Improving Investment Protection Measures in the Shanghai Free Trade Zone, Submitted to Shanghai Free Trade Zone Management Commission, December 2014

Ÿ   National Security Review of Foreign Investors – A Preliminary Report, Submitted to China Ministry of Industrial Engineering and Information Technology, October 2014

Ÿ   Conference Paper, “How China Could Learn a Lesson from French Environmental Law Reforms,” Annual Meeting of China Society for Environmental Sciences, August 2013

Courses Taught 

Ÿ   Introduction to Common Law (Undergraduate Level)

Ÿ   International Investment Law (Graduate Level)

Selected Awards and Fellowships

Ÿ   “Promoting Dispute Resolution in China”, United Kingdom Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s Prosperity Fund China Prosperity Strategy Program Fund (SPF) Recipient July 2015

Ÿ   “Investment Protection in Shanghai Free Trade Zone”, Sponsored by China Ministry of Education Humanities and Social Sciences Young Researchers Fellowship July 2014

Ÿ   Tata International Social Entrepreneurship Scheme (TISES) Fellow, Center of South Asia Studies, University of California, Berkeley April 2008.

Selected University Service

Ÿ   Director of Foreign Affairs, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics School of Law, 2015 – Present

Ÿ   Executive Director, SUFE Law Free Trade and ADR Research and Development Center, 2014 – Present

Academic and Professional Affiliations

Ÿ   Research Fellow, Collaborative Research Center of Shanghai Free Trade Zone, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics School of Law

Ÿ   Advisory Committee Member, China Law Society (Shanghai) Academic Society on International Public and International Private Law

Ÿ   Research Fellow, International Laboratory on International Law and Regulation, Department of International Relations and Pacific Studies, University of California San Diego (UCSD)


    Proficient in Mandarin, English and Cantonese, basic fluency in Spanish

Additional Information

   Volunteer Mentor of Clinton Global Initiatives University (CGIU) Leadership Program

Ÿ   Columnist, China Economic Observer

Ÿ   Admitted to Practice Law in the State of New York and People’s Republic of China 

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