Dr. Christophe Paulussen LL.M. M. Phil is a senior researcher at the T.M.C. Asser Instituut and coordinator of its research strand 'In the public interest: accountability of the state and the prosecution of crimes', coordinator of the inter-faculty research platform ‘International Humanitarian and Criminal Law Platform’ and research fellow at the International Centre for Counter-Terrorism – The Hague. Christophe is also editor-in-chief of the journal 'Security and Human Rights', member of the Executive Board of the Royal Netherlands Society of International Law, member of the Editorial Board of the 'Journal of Human Trafficking, Enslavement and Conflict-Related Sexual Violence' and member of the Board of Advisors to the Editorial Board of the 'Yearbook of International Humanitarian Law'. Before moving to The Hague, Christophe worked as an assistant professor at Tilburg University, where he defended, in 2010, his PhD thesis Male captus bene detentus? Surrendering suspects to the International Criminal Court. This thesis received a special mention from the Jury of the Max van der Stoel Human Rights Award 2011. Christophe’s areas of interest are international humanitarian law, international criminal law, in particular the law of the international criminal(ised) tribunals, and counter-terrorism & human rights. He has published in all these areas.