Prof. Krista Nadakavukaren Schefer
Researcher / Faculty
Swiss Institute of Comparative Law
PD Dr. iur Krista Nadakavukaren Schefer is Vice-director and Head of the Legal Division at the Swiss Institute of Comparative Law. Previously working with the Swiss Center for Human Rights Studies at the University of Zurich and the law faculty of the University of Basel, Krista continues to teach at the universities of Basel and Bern, as well as at the WTI. Her research interests cover a wide range of topics relating to trade and investment, but she mainly focuses on the questions of how the international economic law system interacts with the general international law rules relating to natural and human resources. Krista holds a JD from Georgetown University Law Center and a doctorate and Habilitation from the University of Bern. She is registered with the New York State Bar Association.