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ACADEMIC POSITIONS & VISITING SCHOLARSHIPS

  • Full Professor of Sociology, University of Amsterdam
  • Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the Advanced research Collaborative of the Graduate Center of the City University of New York.
  • Associate member, Urban Studies Initiative, City University of New York (CUNY) Graduate Center
  • Associate fellow, Center for Migrations and Citizenship, French Institute of International Relations, Paris
  • Visiting scholar, CUNY Graduate Center, Department of Sociology (2009)
  • Visiting scholar, CUNY Graduate Center, Center for Urban Research (2007)
  • Visiting scholar, University of California at Berkeley, Department of Sociology (2006)
  • Director, Verwey-Jonker Instituut, Research Institute for Social Issues, Utrecht (1999 – 2003)
  • Professor, dr. Gr. Hendriks-Stichting Endowed Chair in Community Development, Faculty of Philosophy, Erasmus University Rotterdam (1996 – 2002)
  • Post-doc position, Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research, Amsterdam School for Social Science Research, University of Amsterdam (1994 – 1998 )
  • Assistant Professor in Sexuality Studies, Radboud University Nijmegen (1993- 1996)
  • Post-doc position, Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research, Department of Political Science, University of Amsterdam (1992 – 1993 )

 

EDUCATION

  • 1992 PhD Sociology, University of Amsterdam
  • 1987 MA Philosophy, University of Groningen
  • 1983 – 1984 Study at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris
  • 1982 BA Philosophy, University of Groningen
  • 1982 MA Sociology, University of Groningen
  • 1977 BA Sociology, University of Groningen

 

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2003- :                   B.A., M.A. and Ph.D. courses in sociology

1996-2000:           M.A. courses on social policy

1993-1996:           Assistant professor, lecturing on emancipation processes

1985:                      Lecturer in social philosophy, University of Groningen

 

SELECTED SERVICE TO THE ACADEMY  

  • President, Dutch Sociological Association (Nederlandse Sociologische Vereniging)(link)
  • Vice-chair, Immigration Research Group of the Council for European Studies (link)
  • Board member, RC 21 (International Sociological Association) (link)
  • Chair, Research Evaluation Committee of Social and Political Sciences, Université Libre de Bruxelles
  • Chair, Evaluation Committee of the MA in Social Work & Social Policy, Flemish Universities
  • Member of grant selection committees for numerous universities and national foundations

 

SELECTED ADMINISTRATIVE POSTS

  • Chair, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, University of Amsterdam
  • Co-director, AISSR program group Dynamics of Culture and Citizenship, University of Amsterdam (link)
  • Board member, Institute for Migration and Ethnic Studies, University of Amsterdam (link)
  • Board member, ESPA-net Netherlands (link)

 

SELECTED EDITORIAL & ADVISORY POSITIONS

  • Editor, Ethnography
  • Chair, Editorial Board of Sociologie
  • Editorial Board member, Sexualities (link)
  • Social Sciences Editorial Board member, Amsterdam University Press
  • Editor, Care and Welfare Series of Amsterdam University Press
  • Advisory Board member, Community Development Journal

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