Before she came to Tilburg, Elies van Sliedregt was Professor of International & Comparative Criminal Law at the University of Leeds and Director of its Centre for Criminal Justice Studies (CCJS). Previously, she was Professor of Criminal Law at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and Dean of the Faculty from 2011-2015.
Van Sliedregt has held visiting fellowships in Cambridge, Oxford, Bologna, and the University of New South Wales, Sydney. In 2015, she was Holding Redlich Fellow at the Castan Center for Human Rights at Monash University Melbourne and, in 2018, she was appointed fellow of McLaughlin College, York University, Canada.
She is a member of the Royal Holland Society of Sciences and Humanities and alumn of the Young Academy of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) (2008-2013). In 2021, she was appointed member of the Governing Board of the British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL).
Research interests include: comparative research into principles of criminal law (presumption of innocence, personal culpability), legal pluralism, European Arrest Warrant, terrorism, refugee exclusion.
(Dutch) criminal law, criminal procedure, international criminal law, and comparative criminal law