Gary F. Bell is an Associate Professor at the National University of Singapore (N.U.S.) where he is Director of the Asian Law Institute (ASLI), Director of the LL.M. programme in Arbitration and of the LL.M. Programme in Asian Legal Studies. After an undergraduate degree in theology (B.Th) at the Université Laval (Quebec City), he obtained degrees in both common law (LL.B.) and the civil law (B.C.L.) at McGill University in Montreal and an LL.M. at Columbia University in New York City. He was Editor in Chief of the McGill Law Journal, clerked for Justice Stevenson of the Supreme Court of Canada and taught comparative law at McGill University before joining NUS in 1996.
He does most of his research on Indonesian Law, on arbitration and on the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods.