Dr. Roza Nurgozhayeva joined the school in September 2021 as Assistant Professor of Law. She completed her bachelor’s degrees in law (cum laude) and economics in Kazakhstan and LL.M. at Cornell Law School. She holds a doctorate of the science of law, also from Cornell. From 2018 till 2020, Dr. Nurgozhayeva was a post-doctoral fellow at the National University of Singapore (NUS) Faculty of Law and the NUS Center for Asian Legal Studies. Prior to joining the school, Dr. Nurgozhayeva served as Vice President-General Counsel at Nazarbayev University and practiced law for more than seven years in the banking industry.
Her research interests include comparative law, corporate governance, corporate law, state-owned enterprises, emerging markets and law, law and sustainable development. She has been a speaker at international investment forums. She presented at research workshops and conferences organized by the University of Cambridge, the University of New South Wales (UNSW), the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Cornell, and the National University of Singapore. Dr. Nurgozhayeva’s article “Rule-Making, Rule-Taking or Rule-Rejecting under the Belt and Road Initiative: A Central Asian Perspective” was listed in the Best of 2020 law articles from Oxford University Press in the sub-category Comparative Law.
Roza Nurgozhayeva, State Ownership in Terms of Transition: Curse or Blessing, 50(1) Cornell International Law Journal 47 (2017).
Roza Nurgozhayeva, Rule-Making, Rule-Taking or Rule-Rejecting under the Belt and Road Initiative: A Central Asian Perspective, 8(1) The Chinese Journal of Comparative Law 250 (2020). Listed in the Best of 2020 Law Journal Articles from Oxford University Press in the sub-category Comparative Law.
Roza Nurgozhayeva, Corporate Governance in Russian State-Owned Enterprises: Real or Surreal? Asian Journal of Comparative Law, Cambridge University Press (forthcoming in 2022).
Roza Nurgozhayeva, How does the COVID-19 pandemic transform corporate governance? Emerging Asia’s perspective. (forthcoming in Book Series on Commercial Law in Asia).
Short articles and commentaries:
Corporate governance, Corporate law, Comparative law, Law and sustainable development, State-owned enterprises, Institutional transplants, Emerging markets, Legal systems of Eurasia.
Corporate governance, Business law, Employment law, Financial institutions.