Aleydis Nissen is a Belgian postdoc researcher at Leiden Law School.
In her PhD thesis she analysed the influence that European Union Member States can exert to improve the accountability of transnational corporations from emerging economies for human rights violations. She was a visiting researcher at the University of Nairobi and Seoul National University. Her work has been published in, among others, The Independent, The Irish Examiner, Knack, De Standaard, De Volkskrant and Columbia Journal of International Affairs. Previously, she worked on the editorial staff of De Morgen and as a researcher at Vlerick Business School. She recently received postdoctoral scholarships from FWO and FNRS. She is an alumna of the postgraduate International Research Journalism, organised by Thomas More in collaboration with Fonds Pascal Decroos.
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