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Jeremy Bierbach

Jeremy Bierbach is an attorney at Franssen Advocaten in Amsterdam, with a practice specialized in applying EU law to regular Dutch immigration law, Dutch nationality law and civic integration.

Jeremy Bierbach was a member of ACELG from 2009 until 2015, while he was a PhD candidate in European constitutional law at the University of Amsterdam. Before that, he obtained his LLM in constitutional and administrative law from the University of Amsterdam. The commercial version of the PhD thesis he defended in 2015, Frontiers of Equality in the Development of EU and US Citizenship, was published in 2017 by T.M.C. Asser Press.

Steven Blockmans

Steven Blockmans is Director of Research at CEPS and editor-in-chief of the European Foreign Affairs Review.. He was also a Professor of EU External Relations Law and Governance at the University of Amsterdam until October 2022. 

He is a frequent commentator on EU affairs at major media outlets and regularly briefs senior policy practitioners from the European Union, its member states and G20 country governments.

Pola Cebulak

Pola Cebulak is an Assistant Professor in European Law at the European Studies Department of the University of Amsterdam. Previously, she worked as a Postdoctoral Researcher at iCourts – the Centre of Excellence for International Courts at the Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen (2016-2018), as a Lecturer of EU law (2015/16) at the University of Geneva and as a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Chair of Public International and European Law at the University of Fribourg (CH) (2014/15).

Sophie Dura

Sophie Dura is a PhD candidate at ACELG. Her research is about the European Pillar of Social Rights. In October 2022, Sophie began a traineeship at the European Commission.

Hannah van Kolfschooten

Hannah van Kolfschooten is a PhD candidate in Constitutional and Administrative Law at the Amsterdam Law School. She is researching EU regulation of algorithmic decision-making in public health and health care and focusses on safeguarding patients' rights. In 2019, she worked on an interdisciplinary research project regarding EU solidarity and joint procurement of emergency vaccines as an associated fellow at the Amsterdam Centre for European Law and Governance (ACELG). She received a LL.M. in Health Law (cum laude, 2018) and a LL.M. in Information Law (cum laude, 2019) from the University of Amsterdam.

Tiziana Melchiorre

Tiziana Melchiorre holds a PhD in International Relations from Stockholm University. From September 2020-2022, Tiziana joined the Centre for European Law and Governance (ACELG) as a Marie Curie Postdoctoral Fellow. She developed a research project titled ‘The European Union in the Arctic.’ The project investigates which legal and geopolitical instruments the EU could use in order to contribute to the protection of the Arctic environment.

Marta Morvillo

Marta Morvillo is Assistant Professor in European Legal and Economic Governance at the Department of European Studies, University of Amsterdam. Her research lies at the interface of EU law, constitutional law, and expert governance.

She has been Marie Skłodowska Curie fellow the Amsterdam Centre for European Law and Governance (ACELG), University of Amsterdam (2018-2021).