Evelien van Wijk-Verhagen is a driven lecturer and researcher specialised in the Law of Persons, Family Law and Succession Law. As a lecturer she delivers with a passion and her enthusiasm is contagious. She does so by focusing on the bigger picture as well as the fine print. Next to this, she challenges her students to be reflective, critical and creative. Each student brings something truly valuable and remarkable to class according to her, the trick is to bring these to the surface. Because of her broad interest in the Law of Persons, Family Law and Succession Law, her research covers a wide variety of subjects. The red line throughout her research is the connectivity between the different facets and the connection with General Property Law.