Hanna Christina Ahlström

Doctoral Research Fellow - Department of Private Law
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Academic interests

Hanna is currently working on a PhD thesis with the tentative title: "Regulatory dynamics of sustainability: Policy coherence in EU business and financial market law".

Her interests include:

  • Sustainable development
  • Social-Ecological Resilience
  • Planetary boundaries
  • Global Environmental Governance
  • International Environmental Law
  • European Law
  • International Financial Law
  • Company Law


Hanna has a transdisciplinary background and a Master of Science in Social-Ecological Resilience for Sustainable Development from the Stockholm Resilience Centre, Stockholm University (2015) and a Bachelor of Science in Business and Economics with a major in Environmental Economics from the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (2013) including exchange credits from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Following graduation Hanna has worked as an intern or a trainee in different institutions and organizations ranging from CSR Sweden and CSR Europe to European Commission (DG Environment).

Hanna has worked with administration at a foundation for archipelago protection and an insurance and financial broker firm, as a blogger and researcher for the organisation Sustainergies, and served as a communication systems operator in the Swedish Navy.

PhD Candidate at the Department of Private Law from January 2017.


  • JUS5520 International Environmental Law (responsible for TULSA workshops HT 2018, HT 2019)
  • ISSJF4711 Human Rights (Global Environmental Chang and Human Rights, 2019)
  • PhD Seminar on Companies and Markets 2019

Cooperation - Membership

Research Fellow - Earth System Governance Project

Board member - Concerned Scientists Norway

Board member 2018 - Faculty of Law’s PhD Council 

Tags: Company Law, European Law, Sustainable development, International Environmental Law, International Financial Law


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  • Ahlström, Hanna Christina & Cornell, Sarah E. (2016). Towards solutions to the global nutrient challenge. Solutions.  ISSN 2154-0896.  7(3), s 72- 73
  • Ahlström, Hanna Christina; Gren, Jonas; Perl, Ashley & Remolina, Fernando (2016). Vegetation regime shifts in Yamal-Nenets.

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Published Jan. 4, 2017 4:04 PM - Last modified Oct. 11, 2019 9:26 AM