Anniek de Ruijter is Associate Professor European law at the University of Amsterdam. She is a research fellow at the Amsterdam Centre for European Law and Governance (ACELG) at the Faculty of Law of the UvA and an affiliated fellow of the Amsterdam Centre for European Studies (ACES).
Annieks researches the intersection of European Union law and health law and policy. In this respect she focuses on constitutional questions regarding the EU role in human health and risk regulation. In 2017 she received the Veni award of The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research for a four-year research project on improving the EU constitutional order for responding to human health disasters such as pandemics or bioterrorist attacks.
Anniek de Ruijter was a year-long Fulbright fellow to the United States. She holds a LLM (Masters in Law) from both Columbia University School of Law (NYC) and the University of Amsterdam. She completed her PhD at the University of Amsterdam, Faculty of Law, under supervision of Professor Deirdre Curtin. The thesis received 'honorable mention for outstanding new academic work’ from the Dutch Association for Health Law. See review (in Dutch) here. Anniek was a visiting scholar at Columbia University, School of Law, and at the Ecole de Droit de la Sorbonne, Pantheon, Paris1
EU Health Law & Policy - The Expansion of EU Power in Public Health and Health Care forthcoming with Oxford University Press.
On European risk regulation Anniek, together with Maria Weimer: Regulating Risks in the European Union - The Co-production of Expert and Executive Power. The book draws on insights from law, governance, political sciences and science and technology studies, bringing together leading scholars in this field.
Special Issue together with Hylke Dijkstra, in the European Journal of Risk Regulation (CUP) outlining a new research agenda on the EU public health and security nexus. See the blog on this special issue here.
Anniek de Ruijter is member of the editorial board of the European Journal Risk Regulation with Cambridge University Press (2016) and she was editor on the Columbia Journal for European Law.