Academic Staff

Dr. Shahla Ali

Associate Professor & Associate Dean (International)
Deputy Director, LLM in Arbitration and Dispute Resolution
BA (Stanford), MA (Landegg), JD (UC Berkeley), PhD (UC Berkeley)
Arbitrator (CIETAC, HKIAC, SCIA, FINRA) / Mediator (HKMAAL) / State Bar CA

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Publications

Books
  1. Ali, S. (2016) Governing Disasters: Engaging Local Populations in Humanitarian Relief (Cambridge University Press).
  2. Ali, S. (2013). Consumer Financial Dispute Resolution in a Comparative Context: Principles, Systems and Practice(Cambridge University Press) 
  3. Ali, S. (2010). Resolving Disputes in the Asia Pacific: International Mediation and Arbitration in East Asia and the West (Routledge).
Edited Volume
  1. Ginsburg, T. & Ali, S. (2013) International Commercial Arbitration in Asia, 3rd Edition (Juris Publishers).
Selected Refereed Journal Articles
  1. Ali, S and Kabau, T. (2015) A Human Rights Based Approach to the Global Regulation of Humanitarian Relief: The Emerging Obligation to Incorporate Local Participation, Brooklyn Journal of International Law
  2. Ali, S. (2015) Asian Disasters, Global Impact: Japan’s Fukushima Disaster and Prospects of Utilizing Investor-State Mediation and UNCITRAL Transparency Rules for Polycentric Environmental Disaster-Related Disputes, Asian Dispute Review
  3. Ali, S. (2015) Toward Peer Presence in Post-Disaster Governance: An Empirical Study, Hastings International and Comparative Law Review
  4. Ali, S and Kabau, T. (2014) Non-State Actors and the Evolution of Humanitarian Norms: Implications of the Sphere Charter in Health and Nutrition Relief, Journal of International Humanitarian Legal Studies, Brill/Nijhoff.
  5. Ali, S (2014). Crowd Sourced Governance in a Post Disaster Context, International and Comparative Law Quarterly, Cambridge University Press.
  6. Ali, S. and Kabau, T. (2014). Self Governance by Humanitarian Non-State Actors in Health and Nutrition Relief, Depaul Journal of Health Law.
  7. Ali, S., (2013). The Jurisprudence of Responsive Mediation: An Empirical Examination of Chinese Peoples Mediation in Action, Journal of Legal Pluralism and Unofficial Law, Routledge. 1-22.
  8. Ali, S., (2013). Globalization and Financial Dispute Resolution: Examining Areas of Convergence and Informed Divergence in Financial ADR, Journal of Dispute Resolution, (Fall 2013).
  9. Ali, S. (2013). Lessons for the US System of Financial Arbitration: A Responsive Empirical Exploration of Arbitration and Ombudsman Services, Frontiers of Law in China, Vol. 4.
  10. Ali, S. and Huang, H. R.  (2012). Financial Dispute Resolution in China: Arbitration or Court Litigation? Arbitration International. 
  11. Ali, S. and DaRoza, A. (2012). Alternative Dispute Resolution Design in Financial Markets – Some More Equal than Others: Hong Kong’s Proposed Financial Dispute Resolution Centre in the Context of Experience in the United Kingdom, the United States, Australia and Singapore, Pacific Rim Law and Policy Journal.
  12. Huang, H.R., and Ali, S. (2012). Governing Financial Disputes in China: What Have we Learned from the Global Financial Crisis of 2008? East Asia Law Review.
  13. Ali, S. and Mak, S.P. (2012). Exploring Effective Financial Dispute Resolution Design Models through a Learning Orientation; Experiences from East Asia, Beijing Arbitration Quarterly.
  14. Noguchi, L. & Ali, S. (2011). Women, Decision Making and Sustainability: Exploring the Experience of the Badi Foundation in China, Hastings Women’s Law Journal. 
  15. Ali, S. & Lee, F. (2011). Resolving Financial Disputes in the Context of Australian and Canadian Civil Justice Reforms, Australian Dispute Resolution Journal.
  16. Ali, S. & Wang, J. K. (2011). After Lehman: International Response to Financial Disputes – A Focus on Hong Kong, Richmond Journal of Global Law and Business.
  17. Ali, S., Davis, W. E. & Lee, J. (2010). Multi-Stakeholder Dispute Resolution: Building Social Capital Through Access to Justice at the Community Level, Pepperdine Dispute Resolution Law Journal. 
  18. Ali, S. (2010). The Morality of Conciliation: An Empirical Examination of Arbitrator Role Moralities in East Asia and the West, Harvard Negotiation Law Review. 
  19. Ali. S. (2010). Measuring Success in Devolved Collaboration, Journal of Land Use and Environmental Law. 
  20. Ali, S. (2010). Barricades and Checkered Flags: Examining Perceptions of the Roadblocks and Facilitators of Settlement among Arbitration Practitioners in East Asia and the West, Pacific Rim Law and Policy Journal. 
  21. Ali, S. (2009). Approaching the Global Arbitration Table: Comparing the Advantages of Arbitration as Seen by Practitioners in East Asia and the West, The Review of Litigation.     
  22. Ali, S., Davis, B. & Katbeh, L. (2005). Developing Commercial Dispute Resolution Centers in the West Bank/Gaza, Dispute Resolution Journal.
Invited Book Chapters
  1. Ali, S. (2013) Post-Disaster Mediation in China in MEDIATION AND THE RULE OF LAW IN CHINA (Fu Hualing and Gu Weixia, Eds.) Forthcoming.
  2. Ali, S. and Koo, A. (2013) Mediation in Hong Kong in MEDIATION IN A GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE (Klewer Law).
  3. Ali, S. (2013). Arbitration in Asia in a Comparative Perspective: Examining the Role of the Arbitrator in Facilitating Settlement in INTERNATIONAL COMMERCIAL ARBITRATION IN ASIA (Juris Publishers). Ch. 1.
  4. Ali, S., Kang R., Emery A., Ta-Wei, C., and Matz, D. (2013) Innovations and Pitfalls in Chinese ADR Pedagogy: Experiences from the Field in EDUCATING NEGOTIATORS FOR A CONNECTED WORLD (RETHINKING NEGOTIATION TEACHING SERIES, VOL. 4) (DRI Press). 145-170.
  5. Delicado, N., Falcao, H., Deason, E., Press, S., Ali, S., Blanchot, E., Chamoun-Nicolas, H. (2012). Assessing Negotiation Competitionsin Assessing Our Students: Assessing Ourselves (Rethinking Negotiation Teaching Series, Vol. 3) (DRI Press)
  6. Ali, S., Kang R., Emery A., Ta-Wei, C., and Matz, D. (forthcoming) Innovations and Pitfalls in Chinese ADR Pedagogy: Experiences from the Field in Educating Negotiators for a Connected World (Rethinking Negotiation Teaching Series, Vol. 4) (DRI Press)
  7. Ali, S. (2010). The Arbitrators Perspective: Cultural Issues in International Arbitrationin International Arbitration Practice in the 21st Century, (Lexis Nexis)
  8. Ali, S. (2008). Negotiation Preparation in Peace Process Negotiations Briefing Book, (Public International Law and Policy Group/USAID)
  9. Ali, S. (2003). Foreign Service Act in Major Acts of Congress, (Macmillan)
  10. Ali, S. (2003). International Education and Exchange Act in Major Acts of Congress, (Macmillan)
  11. Ali, S. (1998, 2001). Global Crime, Global Enforcement: A Case for International Legal Jurisdiction over Acts of Terrorism in Terrorism: The Global Perspective (ed. A.S. Narang and P. Srivastava, New Delhi: Kanishka)
Book Reviews, Policy Papers and Other Publications
  1. Ali, S et al., (2012) IBA Rules on Investor-State Mediation, INTERNATIONAL BAR ASSOCIATION MEDIATION COMMITTEE, STATE MEDIATION SUBCOMMITTEE.
  2. Ali, S., (2012) Globalization and Financial Dispute Resolution: Examining Areas of Convergence and Informed Divergence in Financial ADR (January 11, 2012). Asian Society of International Law (AsianSIL) 3rd Young Scholars Workshop. 
  3. Ali, S., (2011) Facilitating Settlement at the Arbitration Table: Comparing Views on Settlement Practice Among Arbitration Practitioners in East Asia and the West. Onati Socio-Legal Series, Vol. 1, No. 6. 
  4. Ali, S. (2007). Book Review: The Culture of Flushing: A Social and Legal History of Sewage by Jamie Benidickson, Law and Politics Book Review.
  5. Ali, S. (2007). The International Negotiations Handbook: Success through Preparation, Strategy and Planning. (Baket & McKenzie and the Public International Law and Policy Group).  (Contributor).
  6. Ali, S. (2006). Review of Elazar Barkan and Alexander Karn’s Taking Wrongs Seriously: Apologies and Reconciliation, Law and Politics Book Review.
  7. Ali, S. (2004). Research Review: Overcoming the Roots of Prejudice and Inequality, Center for the Development of Peace and WEllbeing (CDPW Research, UC Berkeley).
Translations
  1. Ali, S. (2001). 张文显主编,《法律学》北京:高等教育出版社, 1999 (2001重印 全国高等学校法学专业和新课程教材 (Zhang Wen Xian, Jurisprudence, Beijing Higher Education Press, 1999 (2001) Sections on: Legal Research & Legal Education; The Nature of Law; The Forms and Validity of Law; The Principles of Law; The Nature of Rights; The Rule of Law and the State Ruled by Law; The Spirit of the Rule of Law. )
  2. Blog: http://adrinasia.wordpress.com/