C.V. Starr Lecturers
Lecturers in Law
Glenn Butterton has research interests in international trade, IP piracy, international and comparative law, and the intersection of law and such disciplines as neuroscience, psychology, linguistics, philosophy & artificial intelligence. He has previously taught at Harvard University, Columbia University and the University of Chicago. He graduated with Highest Honors (summa cum laude), Great Distinction, and Phi Beta Kappa, from the University of California, Berkeley (PhD, MA, AB) and earned graduate and professional degrees at Trinity College, Cambridge (MPhil) and Columbia Law School (JD). He served as Editor-in-Chief of the Columbia Journal of Transnational Law, and was a judicial law clerk on the US Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit, for the Hon. Judge Rosemary Barkett. He has been a Senior Associate at O’Melveny & Myers LLP, a Senior Attorney at the International Trade Administration in Washington, DC, and has served as Deputy Director, Distinguished Senior Research Scholar, and Consultant for the MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Law and Neuroscience.
Patrick Jiang has a B.S. from MIT, a J.D. from Boston University School of Law, and an LL.M. from University College London. He was an editor for the Boston University Law Review. He was previously an associate with Skadden in Hong Kong and Goodwin Procter in Boston, MA. His research interests include comparative constitutional law, law and economics, and legal theory.
Yi Seul Kim earned her LL.M. from Harvard Law School. She earned her B.A. from Hankuk University of Foreign Studies and J.D. and J.M. from Peking University School of Transnational Law. While at Harvard, she was involved in the Program on International Law and Armed Conflict. During law school, she worked for United Nations Register of Damage located in Vienna and Kuala Lumpur Regional Arbitration Center. She was a visiting lecturer in 2016 at Northwest Agricultural and Forestry University, teaching a food safety law and policy seminar. Prior to law school, she worked for Morgan Stanley Capital International in Melbourne and Booz & Co in Seoul.
Yue, LIU has a J.D. from University of California, Hastings College of the Law, and a B.A. in English from Fudan University. Liu Yue is a passionate and active advocate for survivors of domestic abuse, human trafficking and violent crimes, as well as for asylum seekers fleeing persecution. He was a Volunteer Legal Advocate for urban refugees with Asylum Access Thailand in Bangkok prior to joining STL.
Chumei, WANG received her J.D. from Vanderbilt University Law School, and her B.S.B. in Finance from the Indiana University Kelly School of Business. She was most recently a law clerk for the Hon. Charles E. Ramos at the New York State Supreme Court Commercial Division. While at Vanderbilt, she worked part time for the Tennessee Attorney General’s Office Financial Division.
Junchi, ZHOU received his J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law in May of this year. He holds a B.A. in Economics from the University of Southern California. He clerked part-time for The Honorable Richard Moore of the Charlottesville Circuit Court during his third year of law school.
Research and Writing Specialist
Dina Yehia earned her M.A. in Islamic Studies from the University of Chicago where she focused on the application of Shari’a in the Egyptian legal system. She received her B.A. in Political Science from the American University in Cairo. Dina worked as a legal analyst at Thebes Consultancy, a company specialized in providing legal information and training in Egypt and the Arab world. Dina also worked with the global Pro Bono law firm PILPG on comparative and constitutional law as a Public International Law Fellow. She is a member of Sheraa’s Board of Directors, an NGO that advocates for legal reform in Egypt and she chaired a session in IDEA’s expert meeting on the draft Egyptian Constitution as Sheraa’s representative. Dina worked as a UNICEF consultant on juvenile justice reform issues. Dina’s research interests include Islamic law, comparative constitutional law, and legislative reform and education.