Emma Leenders

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M.Sc. in global governance and ethics, University College London; M.Sc. in International and European politics, University of Edinburgh; B.A. in liberal arts and sciences, University College Roosevelt


Emma Leenders is an analyst at RAND Europe in the area of home affairs and social policy. She works on projects for the European Commission, the European Parliament, international organisations and Dutch institutions. 

She holds an M.Sc. in international and European politics from the University of Edinburgh, an M.Sc. in global governance and ethics from University College London and an undergraduate degree in liberal arts and sciences from University College Roosevelt in the Netherlands. Prior to joining RAND, she worked as a research assistant on a project analysing the local integration of refugees in the Netherlands.

Honors & Awards

  • Best performance in International and European Politics, University of Edinburgh


English; Dutch; German