dr. H (Hanna) Schebesta

dr. H (Hanna) Schebesta

Associate Professor

Hanna Schebesta is Associate Professor in the LAW group at Wageningen University (WUR, the Netherlands) and was previously a Research Associate at the European University Institute (EUI, Italy). She holds a PhD from the EUI, and the degrees of LLM in European and International Law, LLB European Law, and BA European Studies from Maastricht University (the Netherlands).

A Systems Perspective on Food, Farming & Fishery Law

At the Law Group, Dr Schebesta leads the food law research area. Her personal research agenda is entitled "Food Justice" and pursues the following research lines:

  • Futurecasting the EU Food System through Anticipatory Law (systemic meta-regulation and opportunities to address major societal challenges)
  • Food System Solidarity
  • A methodological shift in the legal discipline

She is an experienced researcher with a strong expertise in designing research projects and project management. Her specialty areas are WTO and EU law, in particular regulation, procedural law and liability, private standardisation and public procurement law. Her domains are food, agriculture, fish & aquaculture, aviation and innovation. Her research pursues a keen interest on methodologies such as behavioural and systematic quantitative/qualitative approaches in law.

Publications of Dr Schebesta's research can be consulted at https://research.wur.nl/en/persons/hanna-schebesta.

Dr Schebesta is Chair of the Programme Committee Master Food Quality and Management and the Master Food Safety. She coordinates the legal content of the MSc Food Safety specialisation 'Food Law & Regulatory Affairs'.


For questions, feel free to send an e-mail at Hanna.Schebesta@wur.nl.