Frederiek de Vlaming, PhD, director, is a criminologist specialized in international criminal law and transitional justice. De Vlaming has a background in human rights, development studies en international refugee law and policy. She is a senior researcher and lecturer at the Law Faculty of the University of Amsterdam and has worked for UNHCR, Amnesty International and several international human rights and development agencies in different parts of the world. De Vlaming is co-founder of the Foundation Lawyers for Lawyers and is blogger/columnist for Amnesty International.