Team

Ashley Terlouw
Chairwoman

Since September 2020, Ashley Terlouw is the new chairwoman of the Meijers Committee. She is professor of Sociology of Law at the Radboud University (Nijmegen),  chairs  the departments of sociology of law and migration law and is also responsible for the Centre for Migration Law. Furthermore, Ashley is the chair of the editorial board of the Journal A&MR as well as the chairwoman of the Research Centre for State and Law (SteR).

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Elisa Scroccaro
Interim Secretary/Project officer

Elisa has joined the Meijers Committee in September 2021 as a legal Intern for the project 'Safeguarding the Rule of Law in the European Union'. Before that, Elisa has studied International Migration and Refugee Law (LL.M.) at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. Before moving to the Netherlands, Elisa has obtained a bachelor's degree in International Studies at the University of Trento, Italy.

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Barbara Safradin
Executive Secretary
Since May 2022 Barbara is the Executive Secretary of the Meijers Committee and is responsible for both the practical and substantive work of the Committee. Barbara has previously worked for NGO Academie van de Stad as a project manager and as a researcher and lecturer in European Law (Utrecht University). She studied European Law and obtained the 2-year Legal Research master programme (cum laude) at Utrecht University. She is currently conducting research in European asylum law.
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John Morijn
Chairman of subgroup

John Morijn is professor of law and politics in international relations and assistant professor of European human rights law at the University of Groningen.

Sanne Buismann

Sanne Buisman is Assistant Professor of Criminal Law at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.

Kees Groenendijk

Kees Groenendijk is emeritus professor sociology of law at the Radboud University Nijmegen, where he works for the Centre for Migration Law.

Maarten den Heijer

Maarten den Heijer is assistant professor of international law at the Amsterdam Center for International Law at the Universiteit van Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Maarten Hillebrandt

Maarten Hillebrandt is postdoctoral researcher at the Erik Castrén Institute of International Law and Human Rights in Helsinki, Finland.

Theo de Roos

Theo de Roos is emeritus professor of at the Tilburg University and is honorary deputy justice at the Court of Appeals, in Den Bosch, the Netherlands. Theo de Roos was chairman of the Meijers Committee from 2014 until September 2020.

Anne-Marie Smit

Anne-Marie Smit is a judge at the Court of Appeals in Den Bosch, the Netherlands. Furthermore, she is the contact point of the European Judicial Network in criminal matters.

Nico Tuijn

Nico Tuijn is Deputy Chief Justice at the Court of Appeal s'-Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands. He has been a member of the Meijers Committee since 2017.

Anna Lübbe

Anna Lübbe is a professor of public law as well as co-director of the Center for Intercultural and European Studies (CINTEUS) at the Fulda University of Applied Sciences

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Melanie Fink
Chairwoman of subgroup

Melanie Fink is Assistant Professor at the Europa Institute of Leiden University.

Pim Geelhoed

Pim Geelhoed is Assistant Professor in criminal law and criminal procedure at the Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, the Netherlands and deputy judge at the Court of Appeal of Arnhem-Leeuwarden.

Maarten Hillebrandt

Maarten Hillebrandt is postdoctoral researcher at the Erik Castrén Institute of International Law and Human Rights in Helsinki, Finland.

Jorrit Rijpma

Jorrit Rijpma is professor of European Law, specialisation Area of Freedom, Security and Justice, at the Europa Institute of Leiden Law School.

Anne-Marie Smit

Anne-Marie Smit is a judge at the Court of Appeals in Den Bosch, the Netherlands. Furthermore, she is the contact point of the European Judicial Network in criminal matters.

Florin Coman Kund

Florin Coman-Kund is Assistant Professor in European Union Law at the Erasmus School of Law, Erasmus University Rotterdam

Merijn Chamon

Merijn Chamon is Assistant Professor of International and European Law at Maastricht University.

Madalina Busuioc
Prof. dr. Madalina Busuioc is Professor of Political Science and Public Administration, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.