Dr. Alexandra Hofer

Assistant Professor
International and European Law

Alexandra Hofer is Assistant Professor in Public International Law at Utrecht University School of Law, Department of International and European Law. She is a member of the Utrecht Centre for Regulation and Enforcement in Europe (RENFORCE).

She received her PhD in international law from Ghent University in September 2019 and remains a member of the Ghent Rolin-Jaequemyns International Law Institute (GRILI).

During her PhD, she carried out a research stay at the Mershon Center for International Security Studies, at Ohio State University (2018). She was also selected to participate in Centre for Studies and Research in International Law, Hague Academy of International Law (August 2018).

Her research interests include:

  • The law of international responsibility, sanctions law, the use of force, principle of nonintervention, peaceful settlement of disputes;
  • The utility of coercive practices, stigmatization and international punishment in enforcing international norms;
  • Hierarchy in inter-state relations and its impact on international law;
  • Interdisciplinary research in international law, integrating international relations and international law to address common issues.