Chrisje started her PhD research per September 2020 around global citizenship at Leiden University’s Leiden Law School (under supervision of Prof. dr. Ton Liefaard) and the Faculty of Governance and Global Affairs (under supervision of Prof. dr. Judi Mesman). Her research is financed by the National Commission for International Cooperation and Sustainable Development (NCDO).
In 2017 Chrisje graduated from the advanced master European and International Human Rights Law at Leiden University (LL.M.) after which she worked at Leiden Law School as junior researcher. 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.
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