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prof. dr. P.C. (Pauline) Westerman

Professor Philosophy of Law
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  • 1957 Born in Schiedam, The Netherlands
  • 1976 Exam secondary school (Gymnasium α)
  • 1986 Masters Philosophy, University of Groningen
  • 1997 PhD Law, University of Groningen (Dissertation: The Disintegration of Natural Law Theory: From Aquinas to Finnis, Brill Leiden, 1998. Cum laude, awarded a Praemium Erasmianum)
  • 1992-2000 Assistant Professor Philosophy of Law universities of Groningen and Nijmegen
  • 1991-1994 External Examiner Fourah Bay College, Freetown, Sierra Leone
  • 1993-2003 Member of executive board National Association for Philosophy of Law
  • 2000-2001 Associate Professor Philosophy of Law University of Groningen
  • From 2001 Professor Philosophy of Law University of Groningen and (till 2009) Free University Amsterdam
  • From 2004 Member Executive Committee International Association for Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy (IVR)
  • From 2007 Program-manager Academy for Legislation, The Hague
  • From 2007 Member editorial board R.M.Themis
  • From 2009 General Editor Legisprudence , International Journal for the Study of Legislation, Hart Publishing, Oxford
  • From 2010 Member Royal Dutch Academy of Sciences, section Law.From 2011 Member Editorial board Recht & Methode (Law & Method)
  • From 2012 Member scientific advisory board European Masters Legal Theory (AMELIE-project)
  • From 2013 Director of the Groningen Graduate School of Law
  • From 2014 Member Social Sciences Council of the Royal Dutch Academy of Sciences
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