Dr. Sana Onayeva

SJD Program Graduate


Dr. Sana Onayeva successfully completed her S.J.D. degree at American University Washington College of Law. Her dissertation was titled “Globalization or Sovereignty, Cooperation or Conflict: Adoption of the UNCITRAL Model Law on Cross-Border Insolvency in Kazakhstan." Her fields of research include: Cross Border Bankruptcy Law, Project Finance, and International Law. Dr. Onayeva is fluent in Kazakh, Russian, French, and English.

Degrees & Universities

S.J.D., American University Washington College of Law, 2013
LL.M., Specialization: International and Comparative Law, George Washington University, 2005
B.A., Kazakh University of Humanities and Law, Kazakhstan, 2002