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PhD candidates

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

AISSR PhD Students

  • Tanja Ahlin
    (PhD Candidate, AISSR, Department of Anthropology): Care; migration; technology; gender; aging; e/m-health and telemedicine; medical anthropology; science and technology studies;
  • Nashia Ajaz

    (PhD Candidate, AISSR, Department of Governance and Inclusive Development): Women’s empowerment; gender equality projects; early marriages;

  • Dilys Amoabeng

    (PhD Candidate, AISSR, Department of Anthropology): Marriage across three generations; middle class; practices of distinction; gender relations; urbanization; Ghana;

  • Amisah Bakuri
    (PhD Candidate, AISSR, Department of Anthropology): Sexuality; religion, secularism; cultural encounters; African Diaspora; The Netherlands;
     
  • Myra Bosman
    (PhD Candidate, AISSR, Department of Sociology): Sexuality in the Netherlands; sexual interactions; social norms and sexual pleasure; heterosexualities and heteronormativity; gender, religion and social class;

  • Robert Davidson
    (PhD Candidate, AISSR, Department of Sociology): Institutionalization of social movements; migrant politics; gay and lesbian studies; processes of intersexualization; masculinity; queer theory; The Netherlands;
     
  • Mischa Dekker
    (PhD Candidate, AISSR, Department of Sociology/École des hautes études en sciences sociales-LIER): Street harssment as a public problem in France and the Netherlands; social movements; gender and violence; institutionalization; media; pragmatic sociology; figurational sociology;

  • Carolyne Egesa
    (PhD candidate, AISSR, Department of Anthropology): Gender; sexuality; violence; power politics; marginalized urban communities; Nairobi, Kenya;

  • Tusajigwe Erio

    (PhD candidate, AISSR, Department of Anthropology): HIV and AIDS; universal test and treat; sexual and reproductive health rights; women and adolescent girls; public health; development interventions; Tanzania;

  • Janine Häbel
    (PhD candidate, AISSR, Department of Anthropology): Same-sex oriented women; sexualities and subjectivities; homosociality; identities; networks; practices; mainland Tanzania;

  • Lucy Hall
    (PhD Candidate, Department of International Relations, University of New South Wales [Australia] and Lecturer and Tutor, University of Amsterdam, PPLE College): Feminist and queer international relations theory; feminist security studies; human rights norms; humanitarian intervention; forced displacement; UN Women Peace and Security Agenda; refugee and humanitarian law;

  • Tu-Anh Hoang
    (PhD candidate, AISSR, Department of Anthropology): Gender-based violence; civil society movement; HIV and AIDS; sexual and reproductive health and rights of women; young people; LGBT; people with disabilities and migrant workers; Vietnam and South-East Asia;

  • Sylvia Holla
    (PhD candidate, AISSR, Department of Sociology / Researcher at Atria): Gendered bodies; the body beautiful; aesthetic labor; aesthetic capital; fashion modeling; objectification theory; teenage sexuality;

  • Sarita Fae Jarmack
    (PhD Candidate, AISSR, Department of Anthropology): Masculinities; privileges; change, transition and 'citiness'; art world; South Africa;

  • Iris Kolman

    (PhD Candidate, AISSR, Department of Anthropology): Non-normative (sexual) relationships; marriage & 'non-marriage'; voluntary & involuntary waithood; youth; Islamism & secularism; Tunisia;

  • Jeroen Lorist
    (PhD Candidate, AISSR, Department of Anthropology - Technical Advisor, Rutgers, gender justice): Gender; masculinities; sexual and reproductive health and rights;

  • Elizabeth Maber
    (PhD Candidate, AISSR, Department of Geography, Planning and International Development): Gender & education; conflict & peacebuilding; constructing female citizenship; community education; women's social movements; transitioning democracy; Myanmar;

  • Peter Miller
    (PhD Candidate, AISSR, Department of Anthropology): Sexuality, same-sex desires, practices, identities, local conceptions/global definitions, middle-class, Senegal; 

  • Lou Mousset

    (PhD candidate, AISSR, Department of Sociology): Masculinity; white supremacy; biopolitics; sexual nationalism; anti-feminist movements; islamophobia; conceptual history; France;

  • Linda Musariri Chipatiso
    (PhD candidate, AISSR, Department of Anthropology): Gender; masculinities; violence; public health; development interventions; South Africa;

  • Sanne van Oosten

    (Phd Candidate, AISSR, Department of Political Science): Representation; intersectionality, political psychology; voting behavior; politics and gender; race and ethnicity; religion; experimental methods; surveys; The Netherlands; Germany; France;

  • Zahra Runderkamp

    (PhD Candidate, AISSR, Department of Political Science): Political equality and representation; representation of women, ethnic minorities and young people; The Netherlands;

  • Rashmila Shakya

    (PhD Candidate, AISSR, Department of Geography, Planning and International Development Studies): Gender; masculinities; pro-feminism; gender transformation; MenEngage; child marriage; early marriage; Nepal;

  • Henny Slegh
    (PhD Candidate AISSR, Department of Anthropology): Masculinities; coping; psychosocial distress; violence & SGBV; conflict areas; DRC; Rwanda; Mozambique;

  • Marije van Stempvoort
    (PhD Candidate, AISSR, Department of Sociology): Student sex work; sex workers’ rights; advocacy; comparative research; United Kingdom; The Netherlands;

  • Anne Louise Schotel
    (PhD Candidate, AISSR, Department of Political Science): Political representation; international norm diffusion; social movements; gender and sexuality; intersex; Germany; The Netherlands;

  • Dragana Stojmenovska
    (PhD Candidate, AISSR, Department of Sociology): Gendered social structures/institutions; occupational gender segregation; intersectional inequalities; research methodology;

  • Berna Toprak

    (PhD Candidate, AISSR, Department of Sociology): EnGendering Europe’s Muslim Question; masculinity; racialization of Muslims; white innocence; Muslim women’s positioning in or outside discourses of gendered violence; psychoanalysis; Foucauldian discourse analysis; The Netherlands;

  • Eva Vernooij
    (PhD Candidate, AISSR, Department of Anthropology): HIV Treatment as Prevention; knowledge production and translation; biosociality; implementation research; Swaziland;

  • Yiran Wang
    (PhD Candidate, AISSR, Department of Anthropology): Female same-sex sexualities and subjectivities; coming out experiences; heteronormativity; globalization; China;

  • Natalie Welfens
    (PhD Candidate, AISSR, Department of Political Science): Gender; intersectionality; asylum and refugee policy;

  • Fotarisman Zaluchu
    (PhD Candidate, AISSR, Department of Anthropology): Maternal Mortality; public health; gender theory; passionate aesthetics; heteronormativity; Indonesia;