Tine Walravens is an Assistant Professor at the Department of International Economics, Government and Business at Copenhagen Business School in Denmark. She graduated with a PhD from Ghent University on institutional trust, risk perception and risk communication related to food in Japan. During her PhD studies, she was also a visiting researcher at Keio University in Tokyo.
Her work focuses primarily on the politics of food and risk in Japan, China and the wider East Asian region. She has published peer-reviewed articles and chapters dealing with food, its safety, security, and trust in Japan, and co-edited the volume "Feeding Japan: The Cultural and Political Issues of Dependency and Risk" with Andreas Niehaus from Ghent University in Belgium. More current research projects are looking into food governance, public health and sustainability in the wider East Asian region.