I am an Associate Professor working at the Faculty of Law and with the INEQ initiative. My research focuses on the issues of exclusion of different legal subjects through law and its interpretation. My main research areas are legal theory, human rights law, feminist theory and law and the humanities.
Heikki Marjosola LL.D., B.Soc.Sc. is Assistant Professor of Financial Law, University of Helsinki. His current research interests relate to digital finance and financial innovation, EU securities law and regulatory governance of the EU financial markets. Heikki’s key areas of expertise include financial law and regulation, financial markets, securities law, company law, and EU law. Previously, he held a position of assistant professor at the London School of Economics and Political Science for two years. Before his academic career, Heikki worked as a capital markets and M&A lawyer in a Helsinki-based law firm. He regularly acts as an independent advisor in matters relating to banking and finance as well as EU law
Maarten Hillebrandt is postdoctoral researcher at the Erik Castrén Institute of International Law and Human Rights where he is involved in a research project on the transparency of EU decision making. He specializes in EU institutional law and politics, and has published on government transparency policy and theory in and beyond the EU. He has previously held positions at the Faculty of Sociology, Bielefeld University, and the Amsterdam Centre for European Law and Governance (ACELG), University of Amsterdam. In addition, he has been a visiting fellow at the Research Centre for the Analysis of Governance and Public Policy in Europe (LAGAPE), University of Lausanne, and the Centre for European Research (CERGU), Gothenburg University. In 2017, he defended a dissertation on the historical development of the access to documents policy of the Council of the EU at the University of Amsterdam. This dissertation was subsequently awarded the annual Van Poelje Prize for the best dissertation in the field of public administration in the Netherlands and Flanders. Maarten's research interests include the policy and politics of information, transparency theory, EU institutional politics, socio-legal research, and informality. In the Academy of Finland-funded research project Transparency in the EU - From Reaction to Manifesto (TrUE, 2017-2021), Maarten focusses on the transparency policy of the Council of the EU and the institutional and social environment in which it comes about.
I work as a Research Fellow at Helsinki Institute of Sustainability Science (HELSUS) and the Faculty of Law. I research criminal law, with a specific focus on corporate criminal law and corporate sustainability.
I work as an Academy of Finland Postdoctoral Fellow at the Law Faculty. I research and teach especially legal theory and philosophy as well as animal law. I teach in Finnish, Swedish and English.