Assistant Professor 助理教授





(852) 3943 1621

(852) 2994 2505

Room 610
Faculty of Law
6/F, Lee Shau Kee Building
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Sha Tin, NT, Hong Kong SAR
Shixue Hu’s research interests include international law, investment law, trade and transnational business law.  Her writing has appeared or will appear on Michigan Journal of International Law, Georgetown Journal of International Law, UC Davis Business Law Journal, Yale Journal of International Law, Chinese Journal of Maritime Law (中國海商法研究), Law and Social Sciences (法律和社會科學), and in the edited collections. Her doctoral dissertation – Identity Struggles of State Enterprises in International Law- was sponsored by the Oscar M. Reubhausen Fund at Yale Law School. Dr. Hu graduated from Yale Law School with an LL.M and a J.S. D. degree. Before joining the Faculty of Law at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, she was a Teaching Fellow at Yale University and an editor of Yale Journal of International Law and Yale Journal on Regulation. Prior to that, Dr. Hu graduated from Peking University (LL.B summa cum laude and Ph.D. in Law) where she had participated in several legislation projects.


  • J.S.D., Yale Law School
  • LL.M., Yale Law School
  • Ph.D., Peking University
  • LL.B., Peking University


  • International Investment Law
  • Trade Law
  • Transnational Business Law


Journal Articles:

  • Trade Rules of State Enterprises: A Lawmaking Perspective, Michigan Journal of International Law, Vol. 44 (forthcoming).
  • State Enterprises in International Investment Disputes: Focus on Actor or Action?, Georgetown Journal of International Law Vol. 51, Issue 2, 323-76 (2020).
  • Clash of Identifications: ‘State Enterprises’ in International Law, UC Davis Business Law Journal, Vol.19, Issue 2, 171-206 (2019).

Edited Volume:

  • “Ways of Control: Changes and Implications of China’s Current Reform of State-owned Enterprises”, in Regulation of State-Controlled Enterprises: An Interdisciplinary and Comparative Examination, edited by Julien Chaisse, Jędrzej Górski, and Dini Sejko.  Springer-Verlag, 109-124 (2022).

Book Reviews:

  • Mestizo International Law: A global Intellectual History 1842-1933, Vol. 41 Issue 1, Yale Journal of International Law, 2016.
  • Foreign Policy Breakthroughs: Cases in Successful Diplomacy, Vol. 41 Issue 2, Yale Journal of International Law, 2016.