Morijn, Prof. John
John Morijn is professor by special appointment of Law and Politics in international relations, and assistant professor of European human rights law at the University of Groningen. He studied law at Erasmus University Rotterdam, European law at the College of Europe in Bruges, and human rights as part of the European Master’s Programme in Human Rights and Democratization in Venice. He obtained a PhD in international law from the European University Institute in Florence in 2009.
Morijn worked as a senior adviser on EU affairs and human rights law at the Ministries of Justice and Interior and Kingdom Relations, mainly in the areas of EU human rights and rule of law and privacy- related issues. He currently holds the position of Chair of the Scientific Committee at the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights and is also a Fellow in Law and Public Policy at the Princeton School of Public and International Affairs.
Morijn’s teaching and research focus on general international law, international and European human rights law, EU law, the relationship between the EU and member states and, more recently, populism. Together with students, Morijn organized the conference ‘Our rule of law’, which focused on developments in justice, free press, human rights, and the rule of law in Poland and Hungary.
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