Profile of Invited Expert “Weerdesteijn”
- Full Name
- Maartje Weerdesteijn, Ph.D.
- Assistant Professor
- Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Department of Criminal Law and Criminology
Maartje Weerdesteijn is Assistant Professor at the Department of Criminal Law and Criminology and researcher at the Center for International Criminal Justice. Maartje obtained a Ph.D. from Tilburg University, Department of Criminal Law; a Master in International Crimes and Criminology from Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (cum laude), and a Bachelor in European Studies (cum laude). She used to work as a lecturer at the History of International Relations Department of Utrecht University and was a visiting scholar with Griffith University Australia at the Griffith Asia Institute in 2014. She is an interdisciplinary scholar that focuses on the role of dictators in the perpetration of mass atrocities and the manner in which the international community can mitigate these crimes.
- Selected Citations to Published Materials
- “Tool in the R2P Toolbox”? Analysing the Role of the International Criminal Court in the Three Pillars of the Responsibility to Protect, 31 Crim. L. Forum 377 (May 9, 2020), available online, doi. & ,
- The Rationality of Dictators: Towards a More Effective Implementation of the Responsibility to Protect (Cambridge: Intersentia 2017), earlier version available online.
- The Selection of Situations by the ICC: An Empirically Based Evaluation of the OTP’s Performance, 15 Int’l Crim. L. Rev. 1 (Dec. 17, 2015), paywall, doi. , & ,
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