Professor Ezra Wasserman Mitchell and Professor Mark Poustie Joined SUFE Law School Officially


Written by Hu Ling & Zhang Jing  


On January 20th, 2017, Department of Personnel of Shanghai University of Finance and Economics issued documents officially recognizing Ezra Wasserman Mitchell and Mark Poustie as Professor of Law. The appointment of Professor Ezra Wasserman Mitchell and Professor Mark Poustie has been passed on the Principal Office Meeting on March 29th, 2016 and July 17th, 2015 separately. The appointment term of Professor Mitchell is from August 1st, 2016 to July 31st, 2019, and the appointment term of Professor Poustie is from September 1st, 2016 to August 31st, 2019.


Professor Mitchell graduated from Columbia Law School who used to practice law in White & Case, O’sullivan Graev Karabell & Gross and Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison as a lawyer. He has the experience of being professor in Albany Law School of Union University, Georgetown University law research center and George Washington University Law School, and Dean of Western Reserve University Law School. As to academic achievements, Professor Ezra Wasserman Mitchell has published many books and papers in the area of commercial law.


Professor Poustie has been long served at the university of Strathclyde Institute of Social Sciences as Dean of Law School and Vice Dean in charge of international affairs, which has promoted the cooperation between two universities. At the same time, Professor Poustie was very successful in academic life, has significant publications in the area of environmental law, land law, urban planning law, and EU law, leaving great impact on the international template. Also, Professor Poustie was an active practitioner, used to involve in governmental policy making process. He has taught international environmental law and EU law class in SUFE Law School since 2013 as Oriental Scholar.


With both professors joining in SUFE Law School at full time, SUFE Law’s research ability would definitely be further enhanced. The environmental law sand commercial law study would be more international and of greater influence as well. SUFE and its Law School would take this as a great opportunity to attract more promising scholars with international vision, establish more international cooperation program, and finally make the school first-class research template.


From the perspective of teaching and developing, Professor Mitchell and Poustie's joint would also enhance the academic atmosphere for the students as well as common law program teaching team and English-taught LL.M. and Ph.D Program in SUFE Law.

Published:2017-02-23 Hit:788

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