Rogier Creemers

Rogier Creemers is an Assistant Professor in Modern Chinese Studies. With a background in Sinology and International Relations, and a PhD in Law, his research focuses on Chinese domestic digital technology policy, as well as China's growing importance in global digital affairs. He is the principal investigator of the NWO Vidi Project "The Smart State: Big Data, Artificial Intelligence and the Law in China". For the Leiden Asia Centre, he directs a project on China and global cybersecurity that seeks to assess the impact the country has on diplomatic and technical governance processes worldwide. This project is funded by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Rogier’s main fields of interest concern Chinese law, regulation and policy surrounding digital technology, at home and abroad. More broadly, he engages with topics including Chinese legal and political ideology, organisational structuring and participation in global affairs.