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Affiliated researchers

Amsterdam Research Centre for Gender and Sexuality - (ARC-GS)

Affiliated Researchers outside the AISSR

  • Henny Bos
    Research Institute of Child Development and Education, University of Amsterdam: Planned lesbian mother families, planned gay father families, LGBT youth, gender nonconformity, sexual minorities, sexual minority stress;

  • Laurens Buijs
    Sociology and Interdisciplinary Social Sciences (ASW), University of Amsterdam: Sexuality; gender; sexual identities and subcultures; policy; ethnography, antigay violence; sex work; urban politics; gentrification

  • Karen Celis
    Political Science, Vrije Universiteit Brussel: Representation, gender, ethnicity, intersectionality, state feminism;

  • Sébastien Chauvin
    ​Centre en Etudes Genre, University of Lausanne: International migration, class inequality, race and racism, gender & sexuality, citizenship, intersectionality;

  • Simone Datzberger
    Geography, Planning and International Development Studies, University of Amsterdam: Peacebuilding, democratization, education, civil society, postcolonialism and decolonization, international development; 

  • Lisa Downing

    College of Arts and Law, University of Birmingham: History and theories of sexuality; feminism; gender and violence; gender and the right wing; queer theory; Michel Foucault;

  • Linda Duits
    Political Science, University of Amsterdam: Gender and sexuality, media, identity, girl culture; 

  • Elisabeth L. Engebretsen
    University of Stavanger, Norway: China and East Asia, Nordic Europe, queer anthropology, critical feminist and gender theory; 

  • Silvia Erzeel
    Political Science, Vrije Universiteit Brussel: Gender and politics, political representation, party politics, women’s substantive representation in parliament, gender quota, feminization of conservative and rightwing parties;

  • Anja Hiddinga
    Anthropology, University of Amsterdam: Deafness and sign language; construction of concepts of disease; cognitive development of clinical sciences; disability studies;

  • Margriet van Heesch
    Sociology, University of Amsterdam: Epistemology of sex, gender and sexuality, epistemology of intersexuality, oral history and intersexuality, philosophy of science and gender, ethics and ideologies of love and gender;

  • Karin Hügel
    External member of the Amsterdam School of Historical Studies, University of Amsterdam: Queer Readings of the Hebrew Bible, queer theory, intertextuality, exegetics of the Hebrew Bible, cultural studies;

  • Marie-Louise Janssen
    Sociology and Anthropology at the University of Amsterdam: Prostitution within its local and global complexity, human trafficking and the commodification of the body, prostitution in colonialism and post-coloniality, gender and sexuality studies;

  • Sara de Jong 
    The Open University: citizenship and borders; politics of civil society and NGOs in relation to migration, gender and development;

  • Willemijn Krebbekx

    Senior Researcher, Atria Institute on Gender Equality and Women’s History: Sexuality, diversity, youth, schools, the Netherlands;

  • Marielle L.J. Le Mat
    Research Institute of Child Development and Education: Youth; gender; violence; sexuality education; education policy and practice; international development;

  • Paul Mepschen
    Sociology, University of Amsterdam: Autochthony, homonormativity, Orientalism, sexuality and citizenship, sexuality and space, the Netherlands;

  • Hanna L. Muehlenhoff
    (ACCESS EUROPE): EU external relations and human rights promotion, gender and civil society promotion, Turkey-EU relations, feminist and governmentality approaches;

  • S.N. Nyeck
    Canterbury Christ Church University: Public policy, religion and ethics, government outsourcing, globalization and law, sexuality and politics, African politics;

  • Manon Parry
    University of Amsterdam, History, European Studies and Religious Studies: History of women’s health and health activism, gender, sexuality, and public history; 

  • Daphne van der Pas
    Political Science, University of Amsterdam: Representation, gender and media coverage of politicians, media and political agenda setting; 

  • Paraskevas Petrou
    Work & Organizational Psychology, Erasmus University Rotterdam: Job crafting, self-regulation, change, leisure studies, LGBT research;

  • Mireille Rosello
    Literary Studies, University of Amsterdam: Globalized mobilities, plurilingualism and intercultural encounters, queer worlds; 

  • Eline Severs
    Political Science, Vrije Universiteit Brussel: Political representation, representative democracy, democratic inclusion, political legitimacy, gender and diversity, intersectionality and politics, qualitative methodology, political theory;

  • Jitse Schuurmans
    Anthropology, Universiteit van Amsterdam: hook-up culture, sexuality, gender, globalization, dating apps;

  • Karen Vintges
    Philosophy, University of Amsterdam: (history of) political philosophy, critical theory, politics of difference, the legacy of Simone de Beauvoir; Foucault;

  • Martin Zebracki
    Cultural Geography, University of Leeds: Public-art practice, sexuality, (queer) citizenship, and digitally networked space.