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Larry Foster

William S. Richardson School of Law
Professor of Law
Member, Pacific-Asian Legal Studies Committee

Area/Regional Expertise

International Securities Law
Chinese Law

PALS Courses Taught

Topics in International Legal Studies: Readings in Chinese Law

Education

JD, William S. Richardson School of Law
PhD, University of Washington
BA, University of Washington

Biography

Dr. Foster served as Associate Dean for eight years and Dean for eight and a half years (1995-2003). He came to the School of Law as Associate Dean in 1987 after six years in private practice in Honolulu.

Before obtaining his legal education, Dr. Foster received a PhD in Chinese Studies and taught Chinese language at the University of Hawai`i, Western Washington State University, and at the University of Washington.

He was an East-West Center grantee during law school and served as articles editor of The University of Hawai`i Law Review. Dr. Foster has lived and traveled extensively in Asia.

Selected Publications

Books

China Law Reader (in progress, a language text book on Chinese law)

Book Chapters

Articles

Foreign Investment in the PRC Logistics Sector, 3.3 CHINA L. REP. 21 (May 2007) (with Charles Wang).

Awards

Appointments

Principal Investigator, Grant from the University of Hawai‘i’s National Resource Center-East Asia Federal Grant to develop and edit the China Law Reader, (Summer 2009).
Member, Planning Committee, East-West Center Association’s Biennial Alumni Conference, Bali, Indonesia, October 2008.
Arbitrator, Shanghai Arbitration Commission.
Elected Member, Governing Council of the Inter-Pacific Bar Association. Re-elected to second term in 2008 (2005-present).
Legal Advisor, American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai.
Trustee, Tokai University-Hawaii Campus.
Ex-Officio member, Board of Governors, East-West Center.
President, East-West Center Associates (the international alumni association of the East-West Center).







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Contact Information


University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

William S. Richardson Law

Pacific-Asian Legal Studies

2515 Dole Street

Honolulu, Hawaii 96822-2350

United States


Telephone:                 

(808) 956-6543

Fax:                            

(808) 956-5569


Email:

lawrence@hawaii.edu


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Faculty Support Specialist


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Office


Room 246


Hours:

On Sabbatical



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Research Networks


SSRN

PALS Scholarship Database


Professor Foster At Chinese Conference

Professor Foster Leading A Class Discussion