Ji Chen

SJD Graduate


Ji Chen is an SJD graduate of American University Washington College of Law. Her research focuses on judicial review in investment arbitration and its impact on globalization of legal standards. Prior to joining the SJD program, she worked at the Permanent Court of Arbitration as assistant legal counsel and obtained experiences at multinational corporation and law firms. She is a member of the New York State Bar and the Bar of the People’s Republic of China. She speaks Mandarin, Cantonese, English, and Japanese. 

Degrees & Universities

S.J.D., Candidate, American University Washington College of Law
LL.M., Michigan State University College of Law
LL.M., Kyoto University, Japan
LL.M., China University of Political Science and Law, China
LL.B., Zhongnan University of Economics and Law, China

Areas of Specialization

Private International Law
International Investment Law
Corporate Law
International Dispute Resolution


Supplement to Civil Litigation for Foreign-Educated Lawyer by Professor Nicholas J. Wittner, Wolters Kluwer, 2011(co-author)

“The Trend in International Protection of Copyright”, in Journal of Guangxi Administrative Cadre Institute of Politics and Law, 2004

“The Influence of Doctrine of Sovereign on Private International Law” in Selected Papers on Private International Law, China University of Political Science and Law Press, 2004