Dr I-Ju Chen
I-Ju holds a PhD from the University of Birmingham, where she taught international law and global competition law and provided tutoring to international students. She was a recipient of a prestigious PhD scholarship from the University of Birmingham College of Arts and Law. She specialises and widely publishes in general international law and international trade law, with particular focuses on sustainable development and social issues, such as labour rights and gender equality.
She holds an LLM from University College London and a certificate from The Hague Academy of International Law. She is additionally an experienced international law moot court coach and judge. She is selected as a panelist of the Final Oral Round in the 19th John H. Jackson WTO Moot Court. She coached UCL LLM students to win the 2nd Prize in the Telders Public International Law Moot Court.
She is a Visiting Scholar at the School of Law, Durham University. She is a co-ordinator in the West Midlands Legal Doctoral Network, which supports the community of postgraduate researchers at BCU and 5 other partner universities. She joined BCU in early 2020 and was involved in the School’s research excellence framework (REF) preparation and submission completed in March 2021. This REF involvement won the Faculty Dean’s Award category ‘Exceptional Team of the Year’ in July 2021.