Jaclyn L. Neo – Assistant Professor of Law, National University of Singapore Faculty of Law; Deputy Director, Asian Law Institute

Dr. Jaclyn L. Neo is an Assistant Professor of Law at the National University of Singapore (NUS) and is Deputy Director of the Asian Law Institute. She specializes in constitutional law, focusing on constitutional law and religion as well as comparative constitutional law in Southeast Asia. Jaclyn graduated with honours from the NUS Faculty of Law and was a recipient of two graduate scholarships from NUS under which she completed her Masters of Law (LL.M.) and Doctor of the Science of Law (J.S.D.) at Yale Law School. She has published extensively in constitutional law, including in the International Journal of Constitutional Law (I-CON), Oxford Journal of Law and Religion, Human Rights Quarterly, and the Singapore Journal of Legal Studies. Her article on domestic incorporation of international human rights law in a dualist state won the Asian Yearbook of International Law’s DILA International Law Prize. Jaclyn is an Executive Committee member of the NUS Centre for Asian Legal Studies and was also recently appointed to the editorial board of the Asian Journal of Comparative Law and the Asian Yearbook of International Law. In 2015, Jaclyn was appointed as a consultant to WongPartnership, a leading law firm in Singapore. She is currently a member of the Singapore Law Society’s Public and International Law Committee.