Professor Carrie Shu Shang is an Assistant Professor of Law at Shanghai University of Finance and Economics (SUFE), and the Executive Director of SUFE Free Trade and ADR Research and Development Center. Professor Shang obtained her J.D. from University of Southern California School of Law, and her B.A./B.S. (with High Honors) from University of California, Berkeley. She was a Perkins Coie Public Interests Law Fellow, and worked as Research Fellow in Professor David Victor's International Laboratory on International Law & Regulation (ILAR) at University of California, San Diego. Professor Shang is admitted to the Bar of the New York State and People's Republic of China.
Professor Shang's main research interests are in international investment law, treaty arbitration, and regional free trade agreements. She has published in a couple of renowned law journals, in both English and Chinese. Currently, she is involved with Free Trade Zone Think Tanks in China and has been providing policy advisory opinions to legislators. In addition, she also works off counsel at a few Chinese law firms, advising cases involving transnational dispute resolution. As an active advocate of alternative dispute resolution, Professor Shang serves as a judge of Willlem C.Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot and several of its Asian Pre-Moot. She is also a legal columnist and blogger of the influential Chinese language newspaper, the Economic Observer.
Professor Shang has living and working experiences in Mainland China, Hong Kong, India, Finland and the United States.