Mr Maria Wolleswinkel (M.W.)
Professional career history
Since September 2005 Ria Wolleswinkel is Faculty of Law’s Director of Studies. She is Member of the Board of the Maastricht Centre for Human Rights and Chairperson of the Council of the European Master Degree in Human Rights and Democratisation (Venice).
As Associate Professor of Women and Law she worked at the Department of Criminal Law and Criminology. In research her main focus is gender perspectives of family rights of prisoners and their families. She wrote her PHD thesis on Women in Detention and their right to family life (1997). Afterwards she also published on the rights of children of imprisoned parents.