As a member of the Grotius Centre at Leiden University, Sergey teaches courses and supervises students within the Regular and Advanced LLM programmes on Public International Law and coordinates the Visiting Researcher Programme. Before joining Leiden University in January 2016, Sergey worked as a postdoctoral researcher in Pluralism and/or Harmonization of International Criminal Law and lectured in international criminal law and procedure at the Faculty of Law, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (2012-15). Prior to that, he was a doctoral researcher at the Faculty of Law, University of Amsterdam (2006-12) and a member of the steering committee and managing editor with the International Expert Framework on International Criminal Procedure. He earned his law degree in Russia and holds a Ph.D from the University of Amsterdam (2014) and LL.M. from Maastricht University (2005). Sergey has published extensively in the fields of international and comparative criminal law and procedure, focusing on theoretical and methodological issues as well as institutional and procedural aspects of international criminal justice. He has participated in a number of collaborative projects and edited/contributed to several volumes, including International Criminal Procedure: Principles and Rules (Oxford University Press, 2013) andPluralism in International Criminal Law (Oxford University Press, 2014). His more recent works covered topics such as law-making arrangements in ICL, legitimacy of international criminal courts, transjudicial communication, and ‘good governance’ of international and hybrid criminal tribunals. He serves on the editorial board of the Leiden Journal of International Law, where he coordinates the section on international criminal tribunals.

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