Manon is an assistant professor in Constitutional Law at the Law department of Utrecht University. She wrote a PhD thesis on the modernization of the fundamental rights in the Dutch Constitution in the light of the ECHR and the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights. Manon is connected to the Montaigne Centre for Rule of Law and Administrative Justice and the research cluster Empirical Research into Institutions for conflict resolution (ERI). Her current research is empirical and focusses on the question what is the function of the Constitution according to different groups in society.