Rebecca Deruiter


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Universiteitstraat 4 B - 9000 Gent

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born on 08 August 1998
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Rebecca Deruiter holds a Master in Criminology (Vrije Universiteit Brussel & Université de Montréal, 2010), a Master of Arts in European Studies (KU Leuven, 2011) and a Master of Social Science (Uppsala University, 2013). Currently, she is working as a Phd researcher at the Institute for International Research on Criminal Policy (IRCP, Ghent University) on the subject of the emerging role of ‘Europe’ as a penal actor, with a specific focus on material detention norms and EU interstate cooperation in asylum and criminal matters. Her previous professional experiences include internships at the human rights department of the Belgian Federal Public Service Foreign Affairs and at the Secretariat to the Governing Bodies of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC).

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PhD Researcher