Dr. Zhen Sun

Dr. Zhen Sun

Research Fellow, Centre for International Law, National University of Singapore

Bio

Dr. Zhen SUN is a member of the Ocean Law and Policy team, and Research Fellow at the Centre for International Law (CIL) at the National University of Singapore (NUS). Under the CIL Arctic Research Programme, she focuses on legal issues in the Arctic and the regulation of international shipping by the International Maritime Organization. Her other research interests include maritime security, the protection of submarine cables, jurisdictional conflicts within the law of the sea and international dispute resolution.

Zhen received her LLB from the Hainan University Law School, an LLM in International Law from the China University of Political Science and Law, a further LLM (Distinction) in International Law from the University of Edinburgh, and a PhD from the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom. She is admitted to the bar in the People’s Republic of China. Zhen has published on various topics on the law of the sea. Her newest publication is “The Cooperative Mechanism for the Straits of Malacca and Singapore”, in Robert Beckman, Tore Henriksen, et al (eds) Governance of Arctic Shipping: Balancing Rights and Interests of Arctic States and Other States (Brill 2017).