Graduates

Dr Guifang (Julia) XUE

Guifang (Julia) Xue

Biography

Dr. XUE GuifangJuliagot her PhD at the Centre for Maritime Policy, currently Australian National Centre for Ocean Resources and Security (ANCORS), University of Wollongong, Australia. Her thesis was published by Martinus Nijhoff Publishers under the title China and International Fisheries Law and Policy. She is Chair Professor of KoGuan Law School, Shanghai Jiao Tong University where she serves as Executive Director to the Research Base on National Marine Rights and Strategy and Center for Polar and Deep Ocean Development. Before she shifted her base to Shanghai in June 2013, she worked at Ocean University of China (OUC) where she directed during 2005-2013, the Institute for the Law of the Sea, the first of its kind established in China, while chairing the Department of International Law, School of Law and Political Science. In OUC, She took responsibilities for funding application and project operation, and chaired governmental funded projects for drafting up and revising ocean-related national laws and regulations, provided consultancy on policy-making and practical issues to governmental agencies, and conducted training courses for their administrative personnel and enforcement teams.

She focuses on ocean law and policy, fisheries law, and marine environmental protection law, and has published books and journal articles on these issues. She sits in committees as Professional Adviser, works as a resource person for governmental agencies, and serves as executive member of academic associations. In addition hosting courses in China on law of the sea, fisheries law, and marine environmental law etc., she also teaches at the Bremen University, Germany to Erasmus Mundus M.S. in Marine Biodiversity and Conservation (EMBC). 

Current Position:

Chair Professor of KoGuan Law School, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Executive Director: Research Base on National Marine Rights and Strategy

Executive Director: Center for Polar and Deep Ocean Development 

PhD Title:

China’s Response to International Fisheries Law and Policy: National Action and Regional Cooperation 

PhD Supervisors:

Professor Martin Tsamenyi, Director Emeritus and Professor at ANCORS

Professor Keyuan Zou: Harris Professor of Law School, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK 

Selected Publications:

1.  Xue G. (2014) China and Law of the Sea: from the Perspective of Sino-US Maritime Cooperation (in Chinese), China Ocean Press, 149-165.

1.  Xue G., Mao Y. (2014), Studies on the Sovereignty Issue of Islands and Rocks of the South China Sea: from the Perspective of Effective Control Principle (in Chinese), Journal of Guangxi University (Philosophy and Social Science), 5, 94-98.

2.  Xue G. (2014) The South China Sea: Competing Claims and Conflict Situations, in The Limits of Maritime Jurisdiction, ed. by Clive Schofield, Seokwoo Lee, and Moon-Sang Kwon, Martinus Nijhoff Publishers (A Law of the Sea Institute Publication), Leiden, 225-248.

2.  Xue G., Xu X. (2013) Suggestions for the Protective Development of Islands and Rocks in the South China Sea through Clarifying the Criteria of Sustaining “Economic Life” of the Island Regime under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (in Chinese), Journal of Comparative Law, 6, 63-69.

3.  Xue G. , Zhang L. (2013)Climate Change Impact on the Islands and Rocks of the South China Sea and China’s Responses (in Chinese), Journal of Hainan University (SocialSciences), 6, 7-11.

4.  Xue G. , Zhang L. (2013) Maritime Disputes in Northeast Asia and Escalation of the Sino-Japan Islands Dispute: Implications and Prospects in University of Hawaii Law Review, Vol. 35 (Issue 2), 460-484.

5.  Xue G. (2013) Climate Change Challenges and the Law of the Sea Responses  Climate Change: International Law and Global Governance, ed. by O. C. Ruppel, C. Roschmann, and K. Ruppel-Schlichting, Nomos, Baden, Germany, 549-591.

6.  Xue G. (2013) Sailing Stormy Seas: Responses of the Law of the Sea to Climate Change Impacts, 30 Years of UNCLOS (1982-2012): Progress and Prospects, China University of Political Science and Law Press, 351-373.

7.  Xue G. & White A., (eds) (2013)  30 Years of UNCLOS (1982-2012): Progress and Prospects, China University of Political Science and Law Press, Beijing.

8.  XUE G. (2012). Deep Danger: Intensified Competition in the South China Sea and Implications for China.Eds. Gordon Houlden, Nong HONG.Maritime Security Issues in the South China Sea and the Arctic: Sharpened Competition or Collaboration?.Beijing: China Democracy and Legal System Publishing House, 235-264

3.  Jay, S., Flannery, W., Vince, J., Liu, W., Xue, G., etc. (2012): International Progress in Marine Spatial Planning, Ocean Yearbook (in Press).

4.  Xue, G. (2012): “Challenges in Safeguarding the Marine Sovereign Rights and Interests of China in the Contemporary State of Affairs and Suggestions (in Chinese), Administrative Reform, 7, 20-25.

5.  Chang, H., Xue, G., Proelss, A., Yu, H. (2012) Current Status regards Underwater Gliders and its Legal Regime in Europe: Referential Significance to China (in Chinese),  Chinese Journal of Maritime Law, 1, 109-114.

6.  Xue, G. (2012): Deep Danger: Intensified Competition in the South China Sea and Implications for China, Ocean and Coastal Law Journal, 17, 307-321.

7.  Zhu, Y., Xue, G. (2012) Challenges of the Delimitation of Continental Shelf to the Antarctic Treaty System (in Chinese), Journal of Ocean University of China (Social Science Edition), 1, 9-15.

8.  Xue, G. (2011): The United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea and State Practice (in Chinese),  (Beijing, Ocean Press of China), 365 pp.

9.  Xue, G. (2011): How Much Can a Rock Get? A Reflection from the Okinotorishima Rocks, China Oceans Law Review, 1, 3-23.

10.  Wang, X., Xu X., Pearson, S.G., Xue, G, Morrison, R.J., Liu D., Shi. P. (2011):  Integrated coastal zone management research in Australia and China, Labour and Management in Development, 11, 1-17.

11.  Zhu, Y., Xue, G., Li, J. (2011): Conflicts of the Legal Systems induced by the Delimitation of Continental Shelf in the Antarctic Region (in Chinese), Chinese Journal of Polar Science, 23(4), 318-327.

12.  Yu, Y., Li, Y., Ma, Y., Xue, G, Guo, Y. (2010): Studies on Making of Basic Ocean Law of China (in Chinese), China Ocean University Press (work contributed: 11-137 out of 289 pages).

13.  Xue, G. (2010): Surveys and Research Activities in the EEZ: Issues and Prospects, in Military Activities in the EEZ: A U.S.-China Dialogue on Security and International Law in the Maritime Commons, ed. by Dutton P., Newport, Rhode Island, USA. 89-105.

14.  Xue, G. (2010): China and the Law of the Sea: A Sino-U.S. Maritime Cooperation Perspective, in China, the United State and 21st Century Sea Power: Defining a Maritime Security Partnership, ed. by Erickson, A.S., Lyle J. G., and Li, N. Annapolis, Maryland, USA. 175-196.

15.  Yu, Y., Ma, Y., Xue, G., Guo,Y. (2010): A Preliminary Study on the Drafting of Basic Ocean Law (in Chinese),  in Dongyue Forum, 31(8), 163-167.

Last reviewed: 30 March, 2015