• Bond University, Faculty of Law

    4229 Gold Coast


Accepting PhD Students

1996 …2023

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Research interests

I joined the Faculty of Law in 2005. Prior to joining Bond, I undertook teaching or research appointments with the University of Washington, International University of Japan, Waseda University, National University of Singapore, and University of Tokyo. I have also been a Visiting Scholar to Harvard Law School. I am an attorney-at-law and speak and write Chinese fluently.

My primary research interests are in comparative, international, and interdisciplinary studies.

To date, I have focused my research on Australian, Chinese, Japanese and US laws, and in the areas of foreign direct investment, labour and employment, dispute resolution, law and society, commercial law, legal education, health care, competition law, the judiciary, international trade, and consumer protection.

My research has been largely policy-oriented, either on my own or in collaboration with scholars from the disciplines of management, social policy, and economics.

I would like to contribute to the improvement of regulatory systems through recommendations based on my research work.

Statement for HDR students

I am interested in supervising research on Chinese law, comparative law, and international law.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities

Education/Academic qualification

Law, PhD, Law and Industrial Relations: China and Japan after World War II, University of Washington

Award Date: 13 Jun 1997

Law, LLM, University of Washington

Organizational Behaviour, MOB, Brigham Young University

Business Administration, MBA, Brigham Young University

Law, JD, Brigham Young University

English Literature, BA, Brigham Young University


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