Cedric Ryngaert is Professor of Public International Law at Utrecht University. He studied law at Leuven University (2001) and defended his PhD on jurisdiction in international law at the same university (2007). In 2007, he joined Utrecht University as a lecturer. Since 2014 he is chair of public international law. He was a laureate of the Henri Rolin prize for international law (2012), and obtained research grants from NWO as well as the European Research Council. Cedric is a member of the editorial boards of the Utrecht Law Review and the Netherlands International Law Review. He is the author of a large number of publications, which focus on jurisdiction, immunities, and non-state actors.