Tessa de Zeeuw is a PhD Researcher at LUCAS in the NWO funded ‘Arts in Society’ program. She has completed degrees in both Comparative Literature and in Law. Her research project, ‘Where Justice is Seen to be Done,’ is concerned with the theatricality of criminal legal procedures. She is interested in questions related to mediation, spatiality, and affect in the context of law and justice, which she analyzes both in literary texts and in trial reports. She teaches in the International Studies Elective ‘Art, Literature, and Law,’ is editor for the Journal of the LUCAS Graduate Conference, and secretary of the LUCAS PhD Council.