Prof. Dr. Eva van der Zee

Eva van der Zee is a Junior Professor (Tenure Track) in International Law with a focus on Behavioural Law and Economics at the Institute of Law and Economics at Hamburg University Faculty of Law since 2019. Eva’s current research focuses on the role and interrelation of formal and informal legal systems in promoting sustainable development using insights from the social sciences, in particularly behavioural economics, social psychology, and sociology. Eva has published articles in the Journal of World Trade, World Competition Law and Economic Review, German Law Journal, American Journal of International Law Unbound and Sustainability, amongst others. In addition, she has advised governmental institutions on the role of law and policy to promote sustainable development. She is the co-founder of BRAIN (Behavioural Research Approaches in International Law Network) and the ESIL (European Society of International Law) Interest Group on Social Sciences and International Law.