Iris Leussink

Iris Leussink
Research Assistant
Cambridge Office


M.A. in transnational modern history, Durham University; B.A. in history, University of Groningen


Iris Leussink (she/her) is a research assistant at RAND Europe working in the area of home affairs and social policy. Whilst at RAND she has worked on research in the fields of radicalisation, national and international politics, and religious arbitration. Her research interests are in the fields of justice, international relations, pacifism, and gender studies.

Leussink is based in RAND’s Cambridge office where she works on various projects commissioned by the Dutch government, Austrian government, as well as non-profits. In the past, she has interned as a political analyst for a public affairs consultancy. She has an M.A. in Modern Transnational History from Durham University, as well as a B.A. in History from the University of Groningen. She is fluent in both Dutch and English and is proficient in German.


Dutch; English; German