Yun-I Kim is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Potsdam, Faculty of Law under the supervision of Professor Dr. Markus Krajewski. Her doctoral thesis focuses on the area of international investment arbitration, in particular on the conflict arising from coexisting dispute settlement mechanisms in international investment agreements and investment contracts. Ms. Kim graduated from Cologne University Law School in 2006 where she was a scholar of the German National Academic Foundation. She is a case assistant to Professor Dr. Karl-Heinz Böckstiegel and has been designated Secretary to the Tribunal in various international arbitration proceedings. She also works as research assistant in the leading German law firm in the field of international investment arbitration. Prior to that she was a research assistant to Professor Dr. Stephan Hobe at the Institute of Air and Space Law and the Chair for Public International Law, European and International Economic Law, University of Cologne where she also lectured on contracts and constitutional law. Ms. Kim is a member of the Advisory Board of the Institute for Transnational Arbitration and has published various articles in the field of air law and investment law. She speaks fluent English, French, Korean, and Spanish. During her stay at NYU she was affiliated with the Institute of International Law and Justice with Professor Benedict Kingsbury as her sponsor.
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