Jessie Lin

Current Position

Doctoral Researcher

Current Field of Research

Policy and Supply Chain Participation
(Chair of Agricultural Policy; Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Stephan von Cramon-Taubadel,
Global Food Subproject A2)

Research Interests

Agricultural Policy
Governance and Institutions
Supply Chains
Food Security
Intersectoral Partnerships and Certification
International Trade


  • 10/2014-12/2016: Master's of Science: Agricultural Economics
    University of Hohenheim
    Master's Thesis 'Opportunities and Constraints in the Ethiopian Bamboo Sector: An institutional analysis of bamboo-based value web'
  • 08/2007-05/2009: Master's in Public Policy;
    Specialization: International Development
    University of Maryland, School of Public Policy
  • 08/2003-05/2007: Bachelor of Arts
    Majors: Psychology and International Studies
    University of Utah

Professional Experience

  • 11/2016-03/2017
    Editing Assistant
    Institute of Social and Institutional Change in Agricultural Development (490c), University of Hohenheim
  • 03/2015-04/2016
    Teaching Assistant
    Institute of Societal Transition and Agriculture (430b), University of Hohenheim
  • 10/2011-10/2012
    International Coordinator
    Association pour la taxation des transactions financières pour l'action citoyenne (ATTAC), Paris, France


English (native)
Mandarin-Chinese (fluent)
Taiwanese (fluent)
French (advanced)
German (basic)


Traveling, cooking, reading, hiking, running