Cheah Wui Ling

Cheah Wui Ling – National University of Singapore

Dr. Cheah Wui Ling is Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Law of the National University of Singapore (NUS). She obtained her academic qualifications from the National University of Singapore (LL.B., LL.M.), Harvard Law School (LL.M.), European University Institute, and Oxford University (D.Phil). In 2016 and 2017, she was awarded a USP teaching incentive award and a NUS Law Faculty Teaching Excellence Award. Prior to joining academia, she served as a Legal Officer at INTERPOL’s Office of Legal Affairs (Lyon, France).

Wui Ling’s research focuses on accountability for human rights violations and mass atrocities, in particular how the universal is made particular in diverse contexts. Her work has been published in journals such as the European Journal of International Law, Leiden Journal of International Law, Harvard Human Rights Journal, Journal of International Criminal Justice, and International Journal of Law in Context. She is also co-founder (with Ms Ng Pei Yi) of the Singapore War Crimes Trials Web Portal (

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