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Wilson Yuen

Undergraduate Degree
  • Class of 2010
  • IDP Major(s): International Development Studies Major
  • Additional Major(s): Political Science
  • Additional Master's Degree(s): MA, The University of Chicago, 2016
  • Additional Doctoral Degree(s): JD, The University of Hong Kong, 2012
  • While At UCLA

    Working Experience:
    John E. Anderson Graduate School of Management Undergraduate Business Law (Management 108) Course Reader (June 2009 – July 2009).

    Extracurricular Activities:
    1. Chairman of Calendar Committee, UCLA Agathai Chapter of Mortar Board National College Senior Honor Society (June 2009 – June 2010);
    2. Executive Editor of Aleph, UCLA Undergraduate Research Journal for the Humanities, Behavioral and Social Sciences (April 2009 – June 2010).

    Awards/Scholarships:
    1. UCLA Department of Political Science Departmental Honors Recipient;
    2. UCLA 2010 International Development Studies Academic Scholar;
    3. UCLA Undergraduate Research Dean's Prize;
    4. UCLA Undergraduate Vice Provost Recognition Award;
    5. Phi Sigma Theta, National Honor Society;
    6. Dean's Honors List Recognition;
    7. Golden Key International Honour Society at UCLA;
    8. Pi Sigma Alpha, the National Political Science Honor Society Epsilon Chapter at UCLA;
    9. UCLA Undergraduate Research Scholar Program (URSP) Scholarship;
    10. UCLA Honors Programs Rose Gilbert in Memory of Maggie Gilbert Scholarship;
    11. UCLA Undergraduate Research Dean's Prize;
    12. UCLA Undergraduate Vice Provost Recognition Award;
    13. Mortar Board National College Senior Honor Society;
    14. Dean's Prize: Aleph Journal;
    15. College Undergraduate Award (2009-2010): Westwind/Aleph Conference for Research and Writing in Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences;
    16. UCLA Undergraduate College Honors

    Undergraduate Research activities:
    1. Political Science Honors Thesis “Analysis of Bill Sponsorship in China's 10th National People's Congress” (Faculty sponsor: Prof. James Tong);
    2. Business Law (Management 108) Honors Contract Research Paper, “Case Analysis of Insider Trading in the United States” (Faculty sponsor: Prof. Maria Boss);
    3. International Law (Political Science 123A) Honors Contract Research Paper, "Case Analysis of GATT and WTO Dispute Settlement System - The Banana Case" (Faculty sponsor: Prof. Leslie Johns)

    CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS:
    1. “Analysis of Bill Sponsorship in China's 10th National People's Congress” (May 2010) Oral Presentation at UCLA College of Letters and Sciences 12th Annual Westwind/Aleph Conference for Undergraduate Research and Writing, Los Angeles, CA, USA;
    2. “Analysis of Bill Sponsorship in China's 10th National People's Congress” (April 2010) Oral Presentation at the 24th National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) Conference, University of Montana, Missoula, MT, USA;
    3. “Case Analysis of Insider Trading in the United States” (May 2009) Poster Presentation Abstract at UCLA College of Letters and Sciences 11th Annual Westwind/Aleph Conference for Undergraduate Research and Writing, Los Angeles, CA, USA.

    PUBLISHED PAPER/PUBLICATION:
    Yuen, Wilson. “Case Analysis of GATT and WTO Dispute Settlement System – The Banana Case.” UCLA Political Science Student Organization Undergraduate Journal 2009/2010. 2010: 81- 108.

    Advice for Current International Institute IDP Students

    Seize upon every opportunity to broaden your horizons and challenge yourself to the limits of your ability.