People at ELS Academy

Meet our dedicated scholars who scrutinise the real-world effects of legal rules, the functioning of legal institutions, and the behavior of legal actors. Drawing on a range of disciplines, from sociology and psychology to economics and data science, these researchers strive to unveil the intricate relationships between law and society.

Assistant Professor

Paulien Winter

Sociology of Law

University of Groningen

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Student Assistant

Lisette Velema

Administrative Support to the ELS Leiden Lab

Leiden University

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PhD Candidate

Loran Kostense

Family Law

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

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PhD Candidate

Isabella Leroy

Migration & Refuge Law

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

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PhD Candidate

Marin Coerts

Constitutional & Administrative Law

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

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PhD Candidate

Eve Ernst

Environmental Economics

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

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Assistant Professor

Jessie Pool

Company & Insolvency Law

Leiden University

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PhD candidate

Sarah Vandenbroucke

Business & Human Rights

Leiden University

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Assistant Professor

Niek Strohmaier

Law & Finance

Leiden University

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Assistant Professor

Gitta Veldt

Private & Civil Law

Leiden University

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Assistant Professor

Rowie Stolk

Constitutional & Administrative Law

Leiden University

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PhD Researcher

Isabella Regan

International Criminal Justice

Erasmus University Rotterdam

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Researcher

Aylin Aydin-Cakir

ELS, Courts & Constitutions

Erasmus University Rotterdam

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PhD Candidate

Kimia Heidary

Private Law & Business

Leiden University

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PhD candidate

Cybele Atme

Law, Society & Crime

Erasmus University Rotterdam

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PhD Researcher

Vivian van der Kuil

Maritime law

Erasmus University Rotterdam

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PhD candidate

Julia Krämer

Empirical Legal Studies & Data Protection

Erasmus University Rotterdam

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Professor

Kees van den Bos

Conflicts in Society

Utrecht University

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