Elise Goossens is assistant professor of civil law in context. Her research covers international and comparative family and family property law; and (private) law and gender. Elise is academic coordinator of the FWO - Scientific Research Network (2020-2024) RETHINKIN - Rethinking Family and Family Law in the Low Countries. In the past, Elise’s positions included FWO postdoctoral researcher at KU Leuven; Lecturer in law at Stanford Law School; and adviser to the Belgian Minister of Justice on the reform of family property law.