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Hans-Martien ten Napel

Dr. H.M.Th.D. ten Napel, Associate Professor at Leiden University
Hans-Martien ten Napel

Hans-Martien ten Napel, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor of Constitutional and Administrative Law at Leiden University in the Netherlands, where he is also Research Fellow of the Leiden Law School. Before his transfer to the law faculty, he taught at a Department of Political Science and was a Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies at Harvard University (Cambridge, MA).

In 2014 he was awarded a Research Fellowship in Legal Studies at the Center of Theological Inquiry in Princeton, NJ, which enabled him to be in full-time residence at CTI for the academic year 2014-2015.

Since 2015, he is a member of the editorial board of the Tijdschrift voor Religie, Recht en Beleid (Journal of Religion, Law, and Policy). In 2017, he published, as the fruit of his research fellowship, the monograph Constitutionalism, Democracy and Religious Freedom. To Be Fully Human (Routledge).

Key publications

  • Constitutionalism, Democracy and Religious Freedom. To be Fully Human, Routledge, London and New York (2017) Napel H.M.T.D.
  • The Powers That Be. Rethinking the Separation of Powers. A Leiden Response to Möllers. (2015) Napel H.M.T.D. ten & Voermans W.J.M. (Eds.).
  • ‘Combining Efficiency and Transpararency in Legislative Processes’, in: The Theory and Practice of Legislation, III, nr. 3, 279-294 (2015) Napel, H.M.Th.D. ten, W.J.M. Voermans, R. Passchier
  • Regulating Political Parties. European Democracies in Comparative Perspective (2014) Napel H.M.T.D. ten & Biezen I.C. van (Eds.).