B.A., University of California; M.P.W., University of South California; J.D., Duke; Ph.D., Cambridge University; D.Phil., Oxford
Professor S.I. Strong specializes in private international and comparative law, with a particular emphasis on international commercial arbitration and litigation. She is currently the K.H. Gyr Professor of Private International Law at Emory University, after having served as Professor of Comparative and Private International Law at the University of Sydney in Australia and as the Manley O. Hudson Professor of Law at the University of Missouri. She has also taught at the University of Cambridge and the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom. Professor Strong is an experienced practitioner, having acted as Counsel at Baker & McKenzie after working as a dual-qualified (U.S.-England) lawyer/solicitor in the New York and London offices of Weil, Gotshal & Manges. Professor Strong has published over one hundred books, chapters and articles in Europe, Asia and the Americas, including Arbitration of Trust Disputes: Issues in National and International Law (2016), Class, Mass and Collective Arbitration in National and International Law (2013), and Research and Practice in International Commercial Arbitration: Sources and Strategies (2009), from Oxford University Press, and International Commercial Arbitration: A Guide for U.S. Judges (2012) from the Federal Judicial Center (the research and education arm of the U.S. federal judiciary). Her scholarly work has been cited by numerous courts and international arbitral tribunals and has been translated into Spanish, French, Chinese and Russian. Professor Strong, who holds a Ph.D. in law from the University of Cambridge, a D.Phil. from the University of Oxford, a J.D. from Duke University, an M.P.W. from the University of Southern California and a B.A. from the University of California, acts as an arbitrator on a variety of commercial matters.