LLB (CUPL), LLM (Nottingham, Manchester), PhD (Manchester)
Prior to joining Swansea Law School in 2011 as la lecturer, Dr. Shuangge Wen was a lecturer at the University of Liverpool. She was promoted to senior lecturer in 2014. Dr. Wen took a professorship position at Jilin University in 2014. She nevertheless remains affiliated with the IISTL and serves as visiting professor in Swansea.
Her research specialism extends from general aspects of business law to interdisciplinary areas including corporate governance, business ethics and investment strategy. After completing her PhD at the University of Manchester, focusing on the long-standing debate concerning the purposes of the corporation, she has spent the past few years in researching an assortment of interrelated corporate governance topics. These have included the significance of socio-economic and cultural contexts in shaping corporate governance, the role of institutional investors in governance practice, and the growth in attention to corporate ethics in a context of gloomy economic forecasts. Her research has been fruitful in this area, particularly in terms of the acceptance of lengthy papers by leading journals including Business Ethics: a European Review, International Company and Commercial Law Review, and International Trade and Business Law.
Two particular aspects inform her immediate and long-term research strategies: an exploration of the comparative perspective between corporate governance practice in the UK and China; and research in discrete areas of business ethics, with a view to enhancing the sustainable performance of corporations in practice. She is currently involved in the teaching of our LLM programmes and is acting as the course coordinator for Company Law in a Comparative Context.