📍 Visiting Researcher at Yale Law School (USA), conducting a one-year research project on inter-municipal cooperation and anti-corruption action. Supervised by prof. dr. Susan Rose-Ackerman and prof. dr. David Schleicher.
I am an Assistant Professor in Public Law at Hasselt University, an Assistant Professor in Administrative Law at the Department of Public Law of Maastricht University (NL), and an FWO Postdoctoral Researcher at Hasselt University & KU Leuven.
Previously, I obtained my master's degree at Ghent University and was a PhD Researcher at the Law Faculty of Hasselt University where I've been pursuing the dream to write a doctoral thesis at the intersection of public and private law.
• Research interests: administrative law (administrative organization law, economic administrative law, comparative administrative law), inter-municipal cooperation, the public-private law divide. Big enthusiast about all things concerning (local) government.
• Title of US postdoctoral research: 'Inter-municipal cooperation in civil and common law traditions. A comparative law study of the legal framework and anti-corruption action'.
• Title of FWO postdoctoral research: 'The enigma of inter-municipal enterprises - Towards transnational legal principles on corporatization by local governments'.
• Title of PhD research: 'The hybridity of inter-municipal cooperation: caught between public and private, between government and undertaking'.