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Resident Fellows

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Constantijn van Aartsen

- PhD candidate
The role of self-interest in corporate law, corporate governance and CSR

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Huizi Ai 

- PhD candidate
The Decision–making Power and Regulation of Anti–takeover Measures of the Target Company in Hostile Takeovers

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Cenay Akin - PhD researcher
Valuation of Ecological Damage

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Thomas Biermeyer

- Assistant Professor for European Corporate and Competition Law at Maastricht University
- Executive Editor of the Maastricht Journal of European and Comparative Law

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Caroline Cauffman

- Universitair hoofddocent
- Associate professor
Expertise: European contract, consumer and competition law

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Luisa Cortat  - PhD candidate
Social and Environmental Corporate Responsibility and Sustainable Development: an approach from the Plastic Soup study case
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Kristel De Smedt

- Assistent Professor
Expertise: law and economics, ‘better (European) regulation’ and (environmental) liability

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Dimitri Droshout

- Assistant Professor Ius Commune Casebook Project
Expertise: comparative law, research coordination and management, European and comparative tort law, standardization and law

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Xian Du - PhD candidate
The fiduciary duty of pension fund system related to environmental law

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Mariolina Eliantonio

- Professor of European and Comparative Administrative Law and Procedure
Expertise: European law, European administrative law, administrative law, comparative administrative law, judicial protection, procedural law, comparative procedural law

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Michael Faure

- Academic Director METRO
- Professor of Comparative and International Environmental Law
- Academic Director Ius Commune Research School
Expertise: comparative private law and economics, comparative and international environmental (criminal) law, tort law, insurance law, economic analysis of (accident) law

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Giulia Giardi

- PhD candidate
In her research she will conduct a case study on instances of organized waste trafficking and analyse the data collected through the use of (criminological) theoretical frameworks. She will also evaluate existing legislation and control mechanisms used to enforce environmental regulations in this field.

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Minzhen Jiang

- PhD candidate
Research: Civil Liability for Damages Caused by Offshore Facilities in China: A Comparative Analysis

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Shuo Li

- PhD candidate
Research: Conflict and Compromise: Internationalization of Competition Law and China’s Participation

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Ancui Liu

- PhD candidate
Research: The regulatory approach regarding environmental protection of the cultivation of GM crops in China

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Christopher Mondschein - Associate Editor at the Maastricht Journal of European and Comparative Law E-mail
Mathias Müller
- PhD candidate extra muros
Access to Information on Monitoring EU Environmental Law

 

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Marjan Peeters

- Professor of Environmental Policy and Law
Expertise: environmental law, with an emphasis on legal aspects of climate policies

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Niels Philipsen
- Associate Professor in Law and economics
- Vice-Director of METROProfessor of Shifts in Private and Public Regulation (Erasmus School of Law)
Expertise: regulation of professions, law and Economics, competition law and policy, economic analysis of accident law, microeconomics

 

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Sarah Schoenmaekers - Assistant Professor
Expertise: free movement of EU nationals (particularly the recognition of diplomas), EU competition law and public procurement
 

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Qian Wu - PhD candidate
Research: Tying in Digital Platforms under Competition Law in the EU, China and the US

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Zhao Yu - PhD candidate
Research: Party Autonomy and State Control in Private Equity: A Comparative Study of China and the EU

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External Fellows

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Huizhen Chen Climate Change Policy  
Tobias Heldt European and Energy Law, Law and Economics E-mail
Kevine Kindji International Food Trade E-mail
Mehdi Piri Damagh International Energy Law
Lecturer at Allameh Tabataba'i University
 
Prof. dr. Jaap Spier

Professor of Comparative Aspects of Liability Insurance,
Honorary Professor Stellenbosch & University of Amsterdam

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Taotao Yue Researcher at Wuhan University  

 

Student Fellows

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Belén Bernal Ordóñez

Belén is a Spanish student currently following the European Law School LLM free track. Her interests range from State Aid and Competition Law to Environmental Law and issues of EU integration. Before pursuing her Masters, she graduated from the dual bachelors of Spanish Law and Business Management and Administration. As a student fellow she will be assisting Prof.Faure.    
Justine Boon Justine is a Belgian student currently doing an additional master in European law at Maastricht University. She is particularly interested in the external relations of the Union, environmental European law as well as European competition law. She previously studied law for five years in Belgium with a focus on International and European law. As a student fellow at METRO institute, she will be assisting Prof. Peeters.    
Daisy Ivanova Desislava (Daisy) Ivanova is a Bulgarian-Belgian student following the European Law Bachelor's degree at Maastricht University. She is particularly interested in the fields of environmental law and European Competition law. In her position as a METRO student fellow, she will be assisting Prof. Philipsen and Prof. Faure.    

Monique Lundh

Monique is a Danish student currently pursuing an LL.M. in European Law at Maastricht University with a particular focus on environmental law and law and economics. She has an LL.M. from Copenhagen University and extensive work experience in the field of corporate law, mergers and acquisitions and with various legal advisory tasks. As a student fellow she will be assisting Prof. Peeters.

   
Aliea Meazza Aliea is an Irish-Italian student presently pursuing her Bachelor of Laws at the European Law School of Maastricht University. Her areas of interests are tort law, employment law and international law with a particular interest in the interaction between law and technology. As a student fellow of the METRO Institute she will assist Prof. Faure and Prof. Philipsen.    
Agata Meysner Agata is a Polish student presently pursuing her Bachelor of Laws at the European Law School of Maastricht University. Her interests lie in environmental law, law and economics and international law. As a student fellow of the METRO Institute she will assist Prof. Faure and Prof. Philipsen.    
Mareike Moraal Mareike is a Dutch-American student currently pursuing her bachelor’s double degree in Public Policy at the University College Maastricht/University College Freiburg. Her interests lie in environmental and energy policy, as well as law and economics, on which she published in the Maastricht Journal of Liberal Arts. As a student fellow at the METRO Institute, she will assist Prof. Peeters.