Pieter Cannoot is academic assistant within the research group of (Belgian and international) constitutional law. He studied law at Ghent University, graduating summa cum laude. During his studies, Pieter worked as student-assistant at the Ghent European Law Institute (GELI).
Pieter assists Prof. Dr. Toon Moonen in the Bachelor course of Belgian Public Law and the Advanced Study of Constitutional Law. He also assists Prof. Dr. Johan Vande Lanotte in the Bachelor course of Constitutional Law. He regularly gives guest lectures in the Special Study of Law and Gender, taught by Prof. Dr. Eva Brems.
His PhD research focuses on the right to the autonomous experience of sex, sexual orientation and gender (identity). In this regard, he studies how a constitutional right to individual autonomy could better protect the legal status of LGBTIQ persons, as well as to what extent the Belgian legal system could become gender indifferent.
Pieter is founding editor of the Belgian Constitutional Law Blog.
FIRST NAME AND LAST NAME Pieter Cannoot
POSITION Academic Assistant and PhD Research Fellow
TELEPHONE +32 (0)9 264 68 22 / +32 (0) 499 21 03 46 (Cell phone)
SECRETARIAT +32 (0)9 264 68 18
WORKING DAYS Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
OFFICE HOURS 09.00 h – 17.00 h
CONTACT HOURS On appointment
VISITING ADDRESS Paddenhoek 5, 2nd floor, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
POSTAL ADDRESS Ghent University, Faculty of Law and Criminology, Departm. EPIL, Research Group Human Rights and Constitutional Law, Universiteitstraat 4, B-9000, Ghent, Belgium
All publications by Pieter Cannoot are listed in the ‘Ghent University Academic Bibliography’, PieterCannoot@BiblioUGent.