Lianne Boer is Assistant Professor of Transnational Law at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, and a Research Fellow at the Centre for the Politics of Transnational Law. Following a BSc in Political Science at Radboud University, she graduated cum laude from the Law and Politics of International Security Master’s programme at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam in 2008. Subsequently, she worked at the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs (internship, 2008), at the Dutch Parliament (2009-2010) and as an analyst for PwC (2011). In November 2011, she started her PhD research at VU; she was awarded the PhD degree cum laude in April 2017. Currently, she teaches Public International Law (LL.B and LL.M) and Politics of International Law (LL.M). Ongoing research projects include an edited volume together with Sofia Stolk, titled "Backstage Practices of Transnational Law" (Routledge, 2019), as well as a piece on the use of verbs to assign agency to international law.