- Section: Law of the European Union
Cris van Eijk is a new Asser intern from September 2018 and a project assistant for the Dutch team of the MELA Project. He is a Public International Law LLM candidate at Leiden University currently finishing his Master’s thesis, which compares trends in the treaty internalisation processes of the judiciaries of the United States and European Union. He graduated from Leiden University College (The Hague) in 2017 with a BA cum laude in Liberal Arts and Sciences, majoring in International Justice. Previously, Cris interned for the Civil Society Initiatives program at the International Commission on Missing Persons, where, among other projects, he researched commemoration practices for missing persons and worked on a comparative analysis of the rights of families of missing persons. He is interested in anti-discrimination law, human rights, transitional justice, international criminal law, outer space law, and comparative foreign relations law. He is a native English speaker, conversational in Dutch, and literate in Spanish.