Dr. Alexandra Kaiser

Dr. Alexandra Kaiser

Postdoctoral Researcher

Professur für Internationale Politik der Menschenrechte

Room: Room 4.032

Alexandra Kaiser 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 in 2021 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 Kaiser 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.

Research interests

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