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Philip McConnaughay is Dean of Peking University School of Transnational Law (STL). Before joining STL, he was the Dean of Penn State University's law school and Founding Dean of Penn State's School of International Affairs. Dean McConnaughay is the author of several scholarly articles and edited books concerning international commercial dispute resolution, the regulation of international commerce, and the role of arbitration in economic development. He has lectured on development and intellectual property issues in Vietnam, China, and Europe and has been a visiting professor at Northwest University in Xi’an, China. For ten years he was a resident partner in Tokyo and Hong Kong with Morrison & Foerster, an international law firm where he represented Fujitsu Limited in the celebrated multi-billion dollar IBM/Fujitsu Arbitration. He served as an advisor to a Government of Indonesia project to draft a new arbitration law, and he consulted with the U.S. Department of Justice in the antitrust prosecution of Microsoft Corporation. From 1982 to 1984, he served as Special Deputy General Counsel to the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.