PhD Candidates

  • Roy Heesakkers

    Roy Heesakkers

    Roy Heesakkers studies the inclusion of public interests in corporate governance, from a corporate law perspective. His approach combines insights from systems thinking, regenerative economics and pluralistic notions of social justice.

  • Lydia Baan Hofman

    Lydia Baan Hofman

    Baan Hofman's research interests lie in (intersections between) ecophilosophy, (feminist) science and technology studies and aesthetics. In her PhD project, she elaborates Donna Haraway’s notion of response-ability towards the urgencies of climate change.

  • Heleen Tiemersma

    Heleen Tiemersma

    Heleen Tiemersma studies the potential of financial institutions to exercise their leverage on corporate clients and business partners to contribute to the realisation of human rights. The research will take a multidisciplinary approach (legal and managerial), focussing on the combination of innovative management stances and innovative legal arrangements for responsible and pro-active business conduct beyond compliance.

  • Yannick Wiessner

    Yannick Wiessner’s academic background is in International Business. He is interested in foreign trade and especially in foreign direct investment (FDI), most notably in emerging markets. In particular, his research explores how FDI as a foreign impetus can contribute to a host country’s sustainable development, not only in economic terms, but also considering legal, social, and environmental aspects of investment impact.

  • Negar Noori

    My current research lies on policy and governance domain of smart city development supervised by Prof. Martin de Jong (DoIP) and Dr. Thomas Hoppe (TUDelft). I contribute to an inclusive city to address the question: To what extend a smart city can be an inclusive city? It aims to show how technology and innovation can help cities to be more inclusive.