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Pieter-Augustijn Van Malleghem

S.J.D. 2019

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“A Genealogy of Proportionality and Balancing in Public Law”

Fields of Research and Supervisors

  • Professor Noah Feldman, Harvard Law School, Principal Faculty Supervisor
  • Social and Legal Theory with Professor Duncan Kennedy, Harvard Law School
  • Comparative Constitutional Law with Professor Vicki Jackson, Harvard Law School
  • German Legal Thought with Professor Holger Spamann, Harvard Law School
  • Political Theory with Professor Richard Tuck, Department of Government, Harvard University

Additional Research Interests

  • European Union Law
  • Antitrust Law
  • Public Finance Law
  • Law of Money


  • Harvard Law School, S.J.D. 2019
  • KU Leuven, Ph.D., 2016
  • Harvard Law School, LL.M. 2011-2012 (requirements fulfilled, degree waived)
  • Universitat Pompeu Fabra, MSc Economics, 2011
  • KU Leuven, Master of Laws, 2010
  • Facultés Universitaires Notre Dame de la Paix, Bachelier en Philosophie, 2008

Academic Appointments and Fellowships

  • Harvard Law School, 2017-2018, Byse Fellow
  • Harvard Law School, 2016-2017, Graduate Program Fellow, LL.M. Writing Workshop T.A.
  • Fellow, Research Foundation Flanders (2012-2016)

Representative Publications

  • P.-A. Van Malleghem, “Before the law stands a gatekeeper – Or, what is a “regulatory act” in Article 263(4) TFEU? Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami.” Common Market Law Review, 51 (4), 1187-1216 (with Niels Baeten)
  • P.-A. Van Malleghem, “(Un)Balanced Budget Rules in Europe and America” in M. Adams, F. Fabbrini F., P. Larouche (eds.), The Constitutionalization of European Budgetary Constraints, Oxford, Hart Publishing, 2014, 151-180.
  • P.-A. Van Malleghem, “Pringle: A Paradigm Shift in the European Union’s Monetary Constitution,” German Law Journal, 14 (1), 141-168.

Additional Information

Languages: Dutch, English, French, Italian, German, Spanish

Last Updated: August 13, 2017