Sarah Lambrecht is a PhD Fellow of the Flanders Research Foundation at the University of Antwerp since October 2011. Her research under the supervision of Prof. dr. Patricia Popelier is titled: ‘The dynamics between national and supranational fundamental rights protection: a practice of convergence?’. She is a member of the Research Group Government and Law and is a member of the Centre for Law and Cosmopolitan Values. In the framework of her PhD, she followed a traineeship in 2012 at the Registry of the European Court of Human Rights and undertook a research stay at the University of Cambridge, Centre for Public Law (March-June 2014). As a researcher, she is particularly interested in the interplay between the several levels of rights protection, the European Court of Human Rights and its case law and (comparative) public law in general.
Sarah Lambrecht holds a Master of Law (magna cum laude) from the University of Antwerp. In 2012 she was accepted to the Official Traineeship Programme of the Council of Europe for a two month internship at the European Court of Human Rights. In 2010 Sarah undertook an Erasmus stay at the University of Glasgow and did an internship at the Belgian Constitutional Court.
Sarah Lambrecht is an affiliated researcher of the IAP. Her research interests are strongly linked to the project and her PhD research falls within work package 6 'Divergence and coherence in human rights law'.