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mr. dr. W. (Pim) Geelhoed

Associate Professor of Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure
mr. dr. W. (Pim) Geelhoed

Willem (Pim) Geelhoed is associate professor of Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure. He studied Law at Leiden University, where he graduated in 2006 with a specialisation in Criminal Law. In that year he started as a researcher and lecturer at Leiden University's Institute for Criminal Law and Criminology. In 2013, he defended his PhD thesis, which dealt with the expediency principle and the way this is influenced by European Union law. Between 2013 and 2017 he was assistant professor of Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure at Leiden University, and from 2017 to 2021 at the University of Groningen. In 2021, he was promoted to associate professor. His interests lie in the field of Europeanisation of Criminal Law, in comparative criminal law and procedure, particularly within Europe, and in topics related to organised and financial crimes. He likes to study these from a plurality of theoretical perspectives.

Geelhoed is an ad hoc judge at the Court of Appeal of Arnhem-Leeuwarden. He is also a member of the Meijers Committee, a committee of experts in European immigration, refugee and criminal law. He is a member of the board of advisors of the Groningen Journal of European Law.

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