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Carien de Jager

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Assistant Professor University of Groningen



Carien de Jager (1989) is an Assistant Professor at the department of Private Law and Notary Law at the University of Groningen. She graduated in 2013 both with Honours (interdisciplinair Master Honours Programme) and the distinction Cum Laude from the Research Masters Programme at the University of Groningen. Based on her academic achievements she was awarded a Research Talent Grant from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research to carry out her PhD research. In 2018 her thesis about the protection of consumers on the financial markets by means of information was published: 'Consumentenbescherming door informatie?'.

Her current teaching is on Private Law.

Carien has published in several national and international journals and books about the protection of consumers by means of information and about trust on the financial markets. She also wrote about the PhD trajectory, more specifically about the form of dissertations at the Law faculty: a monograph or a collection of research papers on the topics of the doctorate. She is highly interested in insights from other disciplines, such as Psychology and followed various courses in that field. Carien is currently also a regular contributor to the journal Verkeersrecht.

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