Hong Nong
China Forum expert Senior Fellow, National Institute for South China Sea Studies

Dr. Hong holds a PhD of interdisciplinary study of international law and international relations from the University of Alberta, Canada and held a Postdoctoral Fellowship in the University’s China Institute.She was ITLOS-Nippon Fellow for International Dispute Settlement (2008-2009), and Visiting Fellow at the Center of Oceans Law and Policy, University of Virginia (2009) and at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law (2007). She also heads the Institute for China-America Studies based in Washington D.C. from November 2014. Sheis concurrently a research fellow with China Institute, University of Alberta. Her research takes an interdisciplinary approach to examining international relations and international law, with focus on International Relations and Comparative Politics in general; ocean governance in East Asia; law of the sea; international security, particularly non-traditional security; and international dispute settlement and conflict resolution. Her most recent publications include “Nong Nong, UNCLOS and Ocean Dispute Settlement: Law and Politics in the South China Sea (Abingdon, New York: Routledge, 2012)”.