Isabelle is a PhD candidate in the SHARES Project.
Her research concerns responsibility allocation arrangements in the area of refugee protection and their hitherto unexplored and unlocked potential in relation to situations of shared responsibility.
Isabelle has degrees in Public International Law (2009) and International Relations (2010) from the University of Amsterdam.
During her studies, she was a para-legal at Böhler lawyers, worked as a research-assistant in the field of international refugee law and completed several interships, both in the Netherlands and abroad.
Blogposts by Isabelle Swerissen
- Syrian Refugees, Allocation of Responsibility and the Right to Choose: Beggars Can’t Be Choosers (or Can They?)
- On Human Shields: Balancing the Responsibilities of Attackers and Defenders?
- Dublin and Beyond: ‘Each According to Its Abilities’?
- The MSS Case: Shifting Burdens and Evading Responsibilities?