Yong Pung How School of Law
Professor of Law; Director, Singapore International Dispute Resolution Academy (SIDRA)
- Ph.D., Eberhard Karis University of Tübingen,1999
- Professor of Law, Singapore Management University, Jul 2022-Present
- Academic Director, Singapore International Dispute Resolution Academy (SIDRA)
Concurrent Academic Appointments
- Senior Fellow, Dispute Resolution Institute, Mitchell Hamline Law School, United States
- Honorary Professor, The University of Queensland, Australia
Other Concurrent Appointments
- Accredited mediator, SIMC, HKMAAL, Australian National Mediation Scheme
- Vice Chair of the Mediation Committee of the International Bar Association
- Member of the Advisory Board of the Vienna International Arbitration Centre
- Director and Board Member, Singapore International Mediation Institute
- Member, Standards Commission, International Mediation Institute, The Hague
- Advisory Board member of IIAA, Indian International ADR Association
Previous Academic Appointments
- Professor of Law (Practice), Singapore Management University, Jul 2017-Jun 2022
- Visiting Professor of Law, Singapore Management University, Jan 2017-Jun 2017
- Professor of Law and Director of the LLM (Arbitration and Dispute Resolution) Programme, City University Hong Kong: 2010-2011
- Professor of Conflict Resolution and Law, Director of Conflict Resolution & Practice, former Australian Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies (ACPACS), The University of Queensland (UQ) Australia: 2004-2009
- Associate Professor of Law (previously Senior Lecturer and Lecturer), Director of the Dispute Management Centre at the TC Beirne School of Law, The University of Queensland (UQ) Australia: 1994-2004
Course Taught in SMU
- Mediation Skills for Lawyers
Research Areas / Areas of Specialisation
- Alternative Dispute Resolution
- International Private Law of Mediation
- International and Comparative Mediation Law and Practice
- Cross-cultural Dispute Resolution
- Mediation Advocacy
- Dispute Resolution
- Comparative Law
Books (monographs and/or edited collections)
- Nadja M. Alexander (with Sarah R. Cole, Craig A. McEwen, Nancy H. Rogers, James R. Coben) Mediation: Law, Policy & Practice (Thomas Reuters, 2020-2021). <https://store.legal.thomsonreuters.com/law-products/Treatises/Mediation-Law-Policy--Practice-2020-2021-ed-Trial-Practice-Series/p/106672311>. Nadja Alexander has joined as the international co-author of this long-standing major US treatise on mediation.
- Alexander, N (with Boulle, L.), Mediation Skills and Techniques 3rd edition, Lexis Nexis, Sydney (2019). .
- Alexander, N. (with Chong, S), The Singapore Convention on Mediation: A Commentary, Wolters Kluwer, Alpen aan den Rijn (2019) <https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3583349>
- Alexander, N. (with Lee, J And Lum, K-W), Singapore Mediation Handbook, Lexis Nexis, Singapore (2019) .
- Nadja Alexander, International and Comparative Mediation: Legal Perspectives (Kluwer Law International, 2009)
- Nadja Alexander & Shouyu Chong, “22. Mediation and Appropriate Dispute Resolution” (SAL Annual Review of Cases, 2020) <https://journalsonline.academypublishing.org.sg/e-First/Singapore-Academy-of-Law-Annual-Review-of-Singapore-Cases/ctl/eFirstPDFPage/mid/570/ArticleId/1273>.
- LeBaron, M. (with Alexander, N.), “Optimising Performance: How Jungian Alchemy Informs Organisational Transformation”, The Art of Management and Organisational Journal 9 (2) (2020), 62 – 82 <https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3583370>.
- Alexander, N., “The Singapore Convention: What Happens After the Ink has Dried?”, American Review of International Arbitration ARIA 30 (2019), 235 – 262 <https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3583379>.
- Alexander, N, “Ten Trends in International Mediation”, Singapore Academy of Law Journal 31 SAcLJ (2019), 405 – 447 <https://journalsonline.academypublishing.org.sg/Journals/Singapore-Academy-of-Law-Journal-Special-Issue/Current-Issue/ctl/eFirstSALPDFJournalView/mid/503/ArticleId/1466/Citation/JournalsOnlinePDF>
- Alexander, N. “The Mediation Meta-Model: Understanding Practice,” Conflict Resolution Quarterly 26 (1) (2008), 97-123 <https://ink.library.smu.edu.sg/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=3815&context=sol_research>.
- Alexander, N. “Through the Looking Glass: Exploring the Regulatory-Ethical Ecosystem for Mediation” in Comparative Dispute Resolution (Maria Moscati, Michael Palmer & Marian Roberts eds) (Edward Elgar Publishing, 2020) 172–189. .