Research Master Graduates at Work in Academia

  • Dr. Samira van Bohemen

    Assistant Professor,  Dept. of Public Administration and Sociology, Erasmus University Rotterdam

    PhD Thesis 2015:  The magic of the Red Hat: A study in the sociology of play and identity performance
    Dept. of Public Administration and Sociology, Erasmus University Rotterdam

    Postdoc project: Good Sex: How Young People Perceive and Practice Good Sex
    Dept. of Public Administration and Sociology, Erasmus University Rotterdam

  • Dafna Burema, MSc

    PhD candidate, Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences (Germany)

    PhD project:  Robots and eldercare: An overview of the machines, the users, and the state

  • Olivia Dung Research Master SCMA Alumni

    Oliva Dung, MSc 

    PhD candidate, Institute for Area Studies, Leiden University

    PhD projectGarbage Matters: A comparative history of waste in East Asia

  • Anne van Eldik, MSc

    PhD candidate, Dept. of Media and Communication, Erasmus university Rotterdam

    PhD-project: Urban media engagement: how young people construct an urban identity through their creative media use

  • Portrait of Nicky van Es

    Nicky van Es, MSc

    PhD Candidate, Dept. of Arts and Culture Studies, Erasmus University Rotterdam

    PhD projectReading Places’: A contemporary account of the performed ‘afterlives’ of texts on location through the literary tourists’ experiences and imagination

  • Amber Geurts Research Master SCMA Alumni

    Dr. Amber Geurts

    Scientific researcher, the Netherlands Organization for applied scientific research TNO

    PhD thesis 2017: Strategic responses to disruptive innovations - A study of digitization in the Dutch music industry.
    School of Economics and Business, University of Groningen

    Postdoc project: Forging Science Ahead
    Depts. of Management Studies and Applied Physics, Aalto University, Finland

  • Yu-Chin Her

    PhD candidate, Dept. of Sociology, University of Antwerp (Belgium)

    PhD project: Like brother, like sister: Sibling influence on their respective life courses

  • Leonard van 't Hul Research Master SCMA Alumni

    Leonard van ‘t Hul, MSc

    PhD candidate, Dept. of History, University of Amsterdam

    PhD project: Religion renegotiated: faith-based organizations and the state in the Netherlands since the 1960s

  • Vatan Hüzeir Research Master SCMA Alumni

    Vatan Hüzeir, MSc

    PhD candidate,  Dept. of Public Administration and Sociology, Erasmus University Rotterdam

    PhD Project: Citizen activism in fields of climate change and energy transition

  • Josje ten Kate, MSc

    PhD candidate, Dept. of Public Administration and Sociology, Erasmus University Rotterdam

    PhD project: The role of cultural factors in contemporary social disparities

  • Roy Kemmers Research Master SCMA Alumni

    Roy Kemmers, MSc

    PhD candidate, Dept. of Public Administration and Sociology, Erasmus University Rotterdam

    PhD Project: Contemporary popular discontents about politics

  • Karen Klijnhout, MSc

    PhD candidate, Dept. of Media and Communication, Erasmus university Rotterdam

    PhD project: Competing conceptions of city culture and cultural diversity

  • Rian Koreman, ,MSc

    PhD candidate, Dept. of Media and Communication, Erasmus university Rotterdam

    PhD project: Constructing Cultural Authority. The Online and Offline Evaluation of Popular Music and Fiction Books

     

  • Portrait of Janna Michael

    Dr. Janna Michael

    Postdoctoral researcher,  Dept. of Arts and Culture Studies, Erasmus University Rotterdam

    Research project: Gameful music performances for smart, inclusive, and sustainable societies

    PhD thesis 2017: Negotiating normalcy and difference: Discourses on cultural taste and symbolic boundaries.
    Dept. of Arts and Culture Studies, Erasmus University Rotterdam

     

  • Portrait of Anouk Mols

    Anouk Mols, MSc

    PhD Candidate, Dept. of Media and Communication, Erasmus University Rotterdam

    PhD project: Mapping privacy and surveillance dynamics in emerging mobile ecosystems: Practices and contexts in the Netherlands and United States

  • Meurs, Tim van

    Tim van Meurs, MSc

    PhD candidate, Dept. of Sociology and Public Administration, Erasmus University Rotterdam

    PhD project: How to provide health information to those who need it most

  • Dr. José Nederhand

    Assistant professor, Dept. of Public Administration and Sociology, Erasmus University Rotterdam

    PhD thesis 2019Smart governance innovations in public-private partnerships
    Dept. of Public Administration and Sociology, Erasmus University Rotterdam

  • Dr. Carly O’Neill

    Teaching fellow, School of Sociology and School of Media and Communication, University of Leeds (UK)

    PhD thesis 2018: The Cynic’s guide to shopping for morals. On the commodification of morality in consumer culture.
    School of Media and Communication, University of Leeds

  • Jochem van Noord Research Master SCMA Alumni

    Jochem van Noord, MSc

    PhD candidate, Dept. of Sociology, Free University (VUB), Brussels (Belgium)

    PhD project: Education-based status and its effects on political participation

  • Kjell Noordzij, MSc

    PhD candidate, Dept. of Public Administration and Sociology, Erasmus university Rotterdam

    PhD project: The role of status as cultural capital in contemporary political conflicts

  • Alina Pavlova, MSc

    PhD candidate,  Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Auckland, (New Zealand)

    PhD Project: Medical compassion

  • Julia Peters, MSc

    PhD candidate, Dept. of Sociology, Ghent University (Belgium)

    PhD Project: Aesthetic regimes, social characteristics of visual artists, and cultural consecration: A diachronic sociological analysis of artists´ subsidies between 1965 and 1999 in Flanders

  • Anneke Pons-de Wit Research Master Alumni

    Anneke Pons-de Wit, MSc

    PhD candidate, Centre for Sociological Research, University of Leuven (Belgium)

    PhD project: Impact of religious diversity in contemporary society on the formation of religious identities 

  • Matthijs Punt, MSc

    PhD candidate,  Faculty of Geosciences, Utrecht University

    PhD project: The Genealogy of novelty: An evolutionary explanation of breakthrough inventions in science, technology and the arts

  • Dr. Nadine Raaphorst

    Assistant Professor, Faculty of  Governance and Public Affairs, Leiden University

    PhD thesis 2017: Uncertainty in bureaucracy: Towards a sociological understanding of front line decision making.  
    Dept. of Public Administration and Sociology, Erasmus university Rotterdam

  • Portrait of Julian Schaap

    Dr. Julian Schaap

    Assistant Professor, Dept. of Arts and Culture Studies, Erasmus University Rotterdam

    PhD thesis 2019: Has Elvis finally left the Building? Boundary work, whiteness, and the reception of rock music in comparative perspective.
    Dept. of Arts and Culture Studies, Erasmus University Rotterdam

     

  • Portrait of Rosa Schiavone

    Rosa Schiavone, MSc

    PhD candidate,  Dept. of Arts and Culture Studies, Erasmus University Rotterdam

    PhD project: Worlds of imagination: A comparative study of film tourism in India, Nigeria, Jamaica, South Korea and the United Kingdom

  • Portrait Iris Segers (Square)

    Iris Segers, MSc

    PhD Candidate, Department of Media and Communication, University of Oslo (Norway)

    PhD project: Hands off our women!’ - European right-wing anti-immigrant outrage on social media

  • Portrait of Thomas Teekens

    Thomas Teekens, MSc

    PhD candidate, Faculty of Social and Behavioral Sciences, University of Groningen

    PhD project: Sustainable collaborative networks. Design, dynamics, and decay of cooperation in a multilevel organizational field

  • Aleit Veenstra Research Master SCMA Alumni

    Dr. Aleit Veenstra

    Media researcher, GFK

    PhD thesis 2017: Screen(ing) Audiences. Digital screen culture to the test: a large scale study on young film audiences in Flanders.
    Dept. of Communication Studies, University of Antwerp (Belgium)

  • Vivian Visser, MSc

    PhD candidate, Dept. of Public Administration and Sociology, Erasmus University Rotterdam

    PhD Project: How public authorities ‘create space’ for citizen initiatives, especially in the spatial domain

  • Sandra Wagemakers Research Master SCMA Alumni

    Dr. Sandra Wagemakers

    Researcher, ECBO- Knowledge center for education and labor market

    PhD thesis 2017:  Brabant is here. Making sense of regional identification
    Dept. of Culture Studies, Tilburg University

  • Portrait of Frank Weij

    Frank Weij

    PhD candidate, Dept. of Arts and Culture Studies, Erasmus University Rotterdam

    PhD project: Geopolitics of artivism: Comparing the attribution of societal impact and artistic qualities in te Western reception of art activists from democratic and authoritarian regimes

     

  • Portrait of Bartosz Zerebecki

    Bartek Zerebecki 

    PhD candidate, Dept. of Media and Communication, Erasmus University Rotterdam

    PhD project:  Depolarizing Narratives: Online shows and the promotion of sociability with minorities and people with different points of view in Poland?