Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada
Desai Shan is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa, and an Associate Research Fellow with Seafarers International Research Centre, Cardiff University. She is currently conducting a research project on Occupational Health and Safety Regulation and Management on the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River, under the supervision of Professor Katherine Lippel, the Canada Research Chair on Occupational and Safety Law at the University of Ottawa, and Professor Barb Neis, the Co-director of the SafetyNet Centre for Occupational Health and Safety Research at Memorial University. Her research is funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council through the On the Move Partnership (www.onthemovepartnership.ca)
Desai Shan completed her PhD at Seafarers International Research Centre, Cardiff University. She holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Social Science Research Methods and an LLB in maritime law. She is a qualified Chinese lawyer and an experienced university teacher in employment relations, international law and maritime law and policies. She is a socio-legal researcher.