Wim Muller has been an associate fellow in the International Law programme since 2013.
He is a public international lawyer with specializations in human rights, the law of armed conflict, international criminal law, peace and security, the politics of international law and East Asian practice in international law.
He has presented his research and guest lectured around the world, including in Sydney, New Delhi, Beijing and Taipei.
He holds an LLM and a Doctor of Laws degree from the European University Institute in Florence, where he conducted research on China’s approach to and practice in international law.
He received an LLM in law and an MA in history from Leiden University, the Netherlands.
Areas of expertise
- Human rights
- International criminal law
- International humanitarian law
|2017 -||Assistant Professor in Public International Law, Faculty of Law, Maastricht University|
|2015-17||Lecturer in Public International Law, Faculty of Law, Maastricht University|
|2014-15||Research Associate, School of Law, The University of Manchester|
|2008-13||Researcher, European University Institute|
|2006-08||Senior Research Officer, Human Rights Centre, University of Essex|
|2005-06||Researcher and Counsel, Van den Biesen Boesveld Advocaten/Delegation of Bosnia and Herzegovina to the International Court of Justice|
|2005-06||Lecturer, Faculty of Law, University of Amsterdam|
|2004-05||Lecturer, Faculty of Law, Leiden University|
|2003-04||Junior expert/project officer, NJCM (Dutch Section of the International Commission of Jurists)|
|2003||Lecturer, Faculty of Law, Leiden University|
- China and the WTO: How US Unpredictability Jeopardizes a Decade and a Half of Success 07 March 2017
- South China Sea Decision Is ‘Legal Shock Therapy’ for Beijing 15 July 2016
- A Return to the Rule of Law in the South China Sea? 11 November 2015
- China’s Missed Opportunity in South China Sea Arbitration 19 March 2015
- China: an illiberal, non-western state in a Western-Centric, liberal order? Baltic Yearbook of International Law 15 (2015) 216
- China's Sovereignty in International Law: From Historical Grievance to Pragmatic Tool China-EU Law Journal 1:3-4, 2013
- Chinese Practice in UN Treaty Monitoring Bodies: Principled Sovereignty and Slow Appreciation in Hitoshi Nasu and Ben Saul (eds), Human Rights in the Asia-Pacific Region: Towards Institution Building, London/New York: Routledge, 2011
- Sino-EU Comparative Research on Combating Torture (Various contributions) Chen Weidong (ed.) Beijing: Peking University Press, 2008