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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Fellowships/Awards

External Research Grants Awarded - PI
2018Government of Hong Kong Research Grants Council (RGC), General Research Fund (GRF), “Soft Law from the Ground Up: The Role of the UNCITRAL Regional Centre for Asia and the Pacific in the Formation of Transnational Dispute Settlement Norms” (PI; HK$688,080/US$87,706)
2015Government of Hong Kong Research Grants Committee (RGC), General Research Fund (GRF), “Balancing the Scales of Procedural and Substantive Justice: Assessing the Efficacy of Civil Mediation Reform” (PI; HK$627,500/ US$80,967)
2012Government of Hong Kong Research Grants Committee (RGC), Early Career Scheme Grant (ECS), “New Governance and Humanitarian Aid: The Relationship between Law, Globalization and New Forms of Decision Making to Address Humanitarian Health and Nutrition Relief Efforts in East and West” (PI; HK$ 706,886/US$91,121)
2010Government of Hong Kong Research Grants Committee (RGC), Public Policy Research Grant (PPR), “Promoting Economic Integrity through Institutional Alternative Dispute Resolution: A Law and Policy Perspective” (PI; HK$372,000/US$47,952)
   
Fellowships
2018University Outstanding Teaching Award
2018Women in Education Leadership Award, World Education Congress
2017Faculty of Law, Knowledge Exchange RAE Case Study Impact Award
2016U Incentive Grant (University Research Committee)
2015University Outstanding Young Researcher Award, University of Hong Kong
2015University Research Output Prize, University of Hong Kong
2014Faculty Outstanding Teaching Award, University of Hong Kong
2014Visiting Scholar, Renmin University School of Law
2013Visiting Scholar, UC Berkeley Center for the Study of Law and Society
2013Member, Academic Council, Institute for Transnational Arbitration
2013University Research Output Prize, University of Hong Kong
2012Overseas Fellowship Award, University of Hong Kong
2011Faculty Research Output Prize, Faculty of Law, University of Hong Kong
2010HKU Incentive Grant (University Research Committee)
2007UC Berkeley Deans Normative Time Fellowship
2006UC Berkeley Boalt Hall Fellowship
2005Selznick Fellowship, Jurisprudence and Social Policy Program, UC Berkeley
2005Graduate Fellowship in East Asian Studies, UC Berkeley East Asian Institute
2005Graduate Fellowship, Jurisprudence and Social Policy Program, UC Berkeley
2003Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship, US Department of Education
2002Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship, US Department of Education
2001Stephen Hassenfeld Fellowship, Hopkins-Nanjing Center
1998Departmental Honors/University Distinction, Stanford University
1998Firestone Medal for Excellence in Research, Stanford University
1997Stanford University Barbie Fields Memorial Scholarship for International Relations Research
1996Outstanding Contribution, Institute for Int. Mediation and Conflict Resolution (IIMCR)
1995Building a Better World Public Service Grant
1994California Scholarship Federation