Alexandra Kaiser

Alexandra Kaiser

Research Associate

Professorship International Politics of Human Rights
BMBF-funded project: Academic Freedom in the People's Republic of China

Room: Room 4.032

Alexandra is a Research Associate in the BMBF project “Academic Freedom in the People’s Republic of China” at the Institute of Political Science. Previously, she worked as a research associate at the Chair of Chinese Law in Cologne in a research project on Chinese constitutional law. Funded by the Taiwan Foundation for Democracy, she conducted research on China and Interpol. Alexandra studied Regional Studies China / Law in Cologne and recently completed her PhD project there. Her doctoral thesis focuses on the influence of the official human rights discourse of so-called “national conditions” on the recognition and institutionalisation of the presumption of innocence in the Chinese criminal justice system. During her studies, Alexandra has studied and conducted research at Tamkang University in Taipei, China University of Political Science and Law in Beijing, Nanjing University, the Human Rights Institute of Central South University in Changsha and King’s College London.

  • People’s Republic of China
  • human rights
  • fair trial
  • criminal law
  • Interpol
  • freedom of science