Hester Kroeze

Expertise: European Constitutional Law, European Citizenship, Family Reunification, Right to Family Life

Hester Kroeze LL.M. is a doctoral researcher. She is working on a project that is financed by the ‘Bijzonder Onderzoeksfonds’ (BOF) of Ghent University. Her research focuses on the constitutional implications of legal fragmentation in the European Union in the field of family reunification, and is carried out under the supervision of Prof. dr. Peter van Elsuwege.

Before she started her doctoral thesis, Hester obtained an honorary Bachelor degree at the Utrecht Law College of Utrecht University in the Netherlands (2013, magna cum laude). During that time she also participated in the honorary interdisciplinary program of Utrecht University – Descartes College. After her Bachelor degree Hester completed the Legal Research Master program at Utrecht University (2015, magna cum laude).

Following up on her studies, Hester worked at Utrecht University as a lecturer, where she was responsible for teaching in the field of International- and European law. In addition she supervised several Bachelor theses, and worked on research in the field of European Constitutional Law.

Hester started her PhD project in 2016 and expects to finish in 2021.


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