Evgeni Moyakine

Fellow 2023/2025

▌▌▌Assistant Professor at the University of Groningen

Evgeni Moyakine obtained his first Master’s degree in International and European Law cum laude at Radboud University Nijmegen in 2009 after having studied at the same university and at Manchester Metropolitan University. In 2010, he successfully completed the Research Master in Law program at Tilburg University and Leuven University, Belgium, with the same grade point average. During his studies, he was appointed as an academy assistant with financial support of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW), participated in a research project funded by the Hague Institute for the Internationalization of Law (HiiL) on transnational private regulation and contributed to the case study “Transnational Private Regulation, Private Security Companies and Human Rights: Promise of Effectiveness?”.

In 2010, he was awarded a Mosaic grant by the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO) for his research project and, from 2010 to 2014, worked as a doctoral candidate at the Department of European and International Public Law, Tilburg Law School, Tilburg University. In addition to his main responsibility with regard to the PhD thesis, he took part in various other research projects, such as the above-mentioned HiiL research on transnational private regulation and the report prepared for ACCESS Facility, The Hague, and the UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights on company-community conflicts and the effectiveness of outcomes of non-judicial grievance mechanisms. During his PhD trajectory, he also gave lectures and seminars on international law, State responsibility and private military and security contractors, supervised Bachelor’s and Master’s students with their theses and the Moot Courts, and obtained his university teaching qualification in 2014. Additionally, throughout the years he functioned as – inter alia – an active member of the Center for Transboundary Legal Development at Tilburg University, the Graduate Program Committee of the Utrecht School of Human Rights Research and the Editorial Board of its Newsletter, and a senior editor at the Tilburg Law Review: Journal of International and European Law. Finally, separately and jointly with other researchers he published several articles and participated in various research activities and conferences.

In October 2015, he was appointed as a post-doctoral researcher of the STeP research group at the Department of European and Economic Law of the Faculty of Law of the University of Groningen and as a Research Fellow has been actively involved in a number of international research projects. In October 2018, he was appointed with the rank of Research Fellow at the Center for Cyber Law & Policy at the University of Haifa, Israel. Since November 2018, he has been serving as an Assistant Professor at the Section IT Law of the Department of Transboundary Legal Studies at the Faculty of Law of the University of Groningen. He coordinates and teaches various courses at the University of Groningen and is actively involved in the supersvision of Master’s theses.

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