Krista Nadakavukaren Schefer is professor of international law at the University of Basel’s Faculty
of Law and is part of the World Trade Institute in Bern. Long interested in the
intersection of international economic law and other areas international law,
her recent research looks at poverty, corruption, human rights, and
vulnerability. She is also actively pursuing research on the legal implications
of obesity and of the commercial uses of drones. Professor Nadakavukaren
received her juris doctor from Georgetown University Law School, and her
doctorate and “habilitation” from the University of Bern.