Teaching/Research Staff Member
Chrisje has been affiliated to the Institute for Private Law since September 2018 as a researcher and teaching assistant in International Children's Rights. Prior to that, she had been working in that capacity several months in 2017 at the Institute.
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In 2017 Chrisje graduated from the advanced master European and International Human Rights Law at Leiden University (LL.M.). Before achieving her advanced LL.M., she worked two years in New York as a pro bono legal volunteer at Sanctuary for Families, a non-profit organisation serving the needs of victims of domestic violence and human trafficking. Before she moved to New York, she was admitted to the Dutch bar as an attorney and worked five years in private law firms in the Netherlands, specializing in labor law and corporate law. In 2009 she completed her master's degree in Dutch Private Law from the University of Amsterdam. Chrisje takes particular interest in child trafficking and legal aspects of child abuse and neglect, from an international perspective.