Stefan is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Bonavero Institute of Human Rights. He completed his PhD at the University of Cambridge on the subject of human rights and the environment, and holds degrees in law from University College London and the University of Bayreuth. Stefan's primary research interest broadly focuses on the reciprocal rights and obligations of the individual and the state. He publishes frequently on issues of human rights, constitutional theory and constitutional law, drawing comparisons between legal systems and the influences of deepening European integration.
He currently researches human rights-based litigation over persistent breaches of air pollution thresholds in major European cities and the effects of digitilisation on human rights and government regulation.