Maartje Vermeulen has been a lecturer in Law (HBO) since April 2011. Prior to this, she worked in various positions at Utrecht University. Within the Law degree programme, she focuses on the concepts of law and society and delivers courses in Ethics and Sociology of Law.
Her interest focuses on the purpose and origins of laws and regulations, the meaning of law, and the influence that laws may or may not have on society. She has also conducted a literature review study on the concept of Legal Empowerment.
In addition to research, she is the honours coordinator and has developed an honours module on the subject of Access to Justice. This is a collaborative project between the research group and the Institute for Law. Honours students are taught by researchers from the research group and they study research, after which they set about writing an essay on a topic within the rubric of Access to Justice.
Fields of expertise
- Ethics, Sociology of Law