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Professor Bee Chen Goh
LLB(Hons)(Malaya), LLM(Camb), SJD(Bond)
Current Appointment: Professor
Organisational Unit: School of Law & Justice - Tweed

Telephone: 07 5589 3058
Email: beechen.goh@scu.edu.au
Location: A3.28
Campus: Gold Coast
ePublications: http://works.bepress.com/beechen_goh/

Brief Biographical Details
A former Malaysian Rhodes Scholar, Professor Bee Chen Goh is a Fellow and Director of the Australian Academy of Law. She specialized in International Law at Cambridge, and is a Fellow of the Cambridge Commonwealth Society. She was a Visiting Researcher at the Harvard Law School in the Summer of 1993. Bee Chen is also a Fellow of the Society for Advanced Legal Studies, London.

Bee Chen was Head of School, School of Law and Justice at Southern Cross University (2006-2009). Currently the School Director of Research & Research Training, and Co-Director of the Centre for Peace and Social Justice, Bee Chen is also a Member of the University's Inter-Faith Committee. She currently serves on the Selection Committee of the Queensland Rhodes Scholarship. She also serves on the Committee of the Gold Coast District Law Association, a regional chapter of the Queensland Law Society, and the Committee of the Robina Community Legal Centre.

In the field of Chinese Negotiation (also the focus of her doctoral thesis), Bee Chen has published, and presented papers in Australia, New Zealand, the People's Republic of China, Hong Kong, Malaysia and Norway. Bee Chen is well-versed in English, Mandarin, Malay/Indonesian and Hokkien (Taiwanese). Major Publications: Negotiating with the Chinese (1996, Dartmouth) (Hardback); Law Without Lawyers, Justice Without Courts - On Traditional Chinese Mediation (Ashgate 2002) (Hardback); Activating Human Rights and Peace: Theories, Practices and Contexts (Ashgate June 2012) (Hardback) (Edited by Goh, Offord and Garbutt).

Areas of Expertise
Alternative Dispute Resolution
International Law of Peace
Law and Religion
Contract Law

Areas of Teaching
Mediation and Dispute Resolution
Mediating Across Cultures
Contract Law
International Law

Research Interests
Alternative Dispute Resolution (with a focus on Sino-Western issues)
International Law of Peace
Law and Religion

Affiliations
Fellow and Director of the Australian Academy of Law
Fellow of the Cambridge Commonwealth Society
Fellow of the Society for Advanced Legal Studies, London
Member of Queensland Rhodes Scholarship Selection Committee (2011-2014)
Co-Director of Centre for Peace and Social Justice, Southern Cross University
Member of Centre for Tourism, Leisure and Work, Southern Cross University
Research Collaborator of Research Unit for the Study of Society, Law and Religion, University of Adelaide
Member of Southern Cross University's Inter-Faith Committee
Committee Member of the Gold Coast District Law Association, a regional chapter of the Queensland Law Society
Committee Member of Robina Community Legal Centre
Member of Women Lawyers Association of Queensland


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