Keyuan ZOU is Harris Professor of International Law at the Lancashire Law School of the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan), United Kingdom. He specializes in international law, in particular law of the sea and international environmental law. Before joining UCLan, he worked at Dalhousie University (Canada), Peking University (China), University of Hannover (Germany) and National University of Singapore.
He has published over 60 refereed English papers in 30 international journals including Asian Yearbook of International Law, Asia-Pacific Journal of Environmental Law, Chinese Journal of International Law, Columbia Journal of International Affairs, Criminal Law Forum, German Yearbook of International Law, International Journal of Marine and Coastal Law, International Lawyer, Journal of Environmental Law, Journal of International Maritime Law, Journal of International Wildlife Law and Policy, Journal of Maritime Law and Commerce, Lloyd's Maritime and Commercial Law Quarterly, Marine Policy, Maritime Policy and Management, Netherlands International Law Review, Ocean Development and International Law, Ocean Yearbook, Singapore Journal of International and Comparative Law, Ocean and Coastal Management and Yearbook Law and Legal Practice in East Asia.
His single-authored books include Law of the Sea in East Asia: Issues and Prospects (London/New York: Routledge, 2005), China’s Marine Legal System and the Law of the Sea (Leiden/Boston: Martinus Nijhoff, 2005), China’s Legal Reform: Towards the Rule of Law (Leiden/Boston: Martinus Nijhoff, 2006), and China-ASEAN Relations and International Law (Oxford: Chandos, 2009). His recent co-edited volumes include International Law in East Asia (Ashgate, 2011), Securing the Safety of Navigation in East Asia (Oxford: Chandos, 2013), Non-traditional Security Issues and the South China Sea (Ashgate, 2014), and Major Law and Policy Issues in the South China Sea (Ashgate, 2014).
He is member of Editorial Boards of the International Journal of Marine and Coastal Law (Martinus Nijhoff), Ocean Development and International Law (Taylor & Francis), Journal of International Wildlife Law and Policy (Taylor & Francis), The Polar Journal (Routledge), Copenhagen Journal of Asian Studies (Copenhagen Business School), Journal of Territorial and Maritime Studies (Northeast Asian History Foundation), and Chinese Journal of International Law (Oxford University Press), and Advisory Boards of the Chinese Oceans Law Review (Hong Kong: China Review Culture Limited), Global Journal of Comparative Law (Brill) and Korean Journal of International & Comparative Law (Brill).