prof.dr. (Liesbet) E.A. van Zoonen

prof.dr. (Liesbet) E.A. van Zoonen
Full Professor Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences Department of Public Administration and Sociology/ Sociology
Location
Burg. Oudlaan 50, Rotterdam
Room
T 15-41
Telephone
+31 10 4082133
Email
vanzoonen@egsh.eur.nl

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Liesbet van Zoonen is professor of Sociology and dean of the Erasmus Graduate School of Social Sciences and the Humanities at Erasmus University Rotterdam.

Professor Van Zoonen joined the department as professor in Popular Culture in March 2009. Previously, she worked at the University of Amsterdam, most recently as head of the Department of Communication, and till December 2015 she was professor in Media and Communication at Loughborough University (UK). She also held various positions at other universities in the world, most notably as professor II at Oslo University, and as visiting professor at the University of the West Indies (Jamaica) and the Hochschüle für Film und Fernsehen (Germany).

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Liesbet van Zoonen is professor of Sociology and dean of the Erasmus Graduate School of Social Sciences and the Humanities at Erasmus University Rotterdam.

Professor Van Zoonen joined the department as professor in Popular Culture in March 2009. Previously, she worked at the University of Amsterdam, most recently as head of the Department of Communication, and till December 2015 she was professor in Media and Communication at Loughborough University (UK). She also held various positions at other universities in the world, most notably as professor II at Oslo University, and as visiting professor at the University of the West Indies (Jamaica) and the Hochschüle für Film und Fernsehen (Germany).

Her research covers a wide range of issues in the social sciences and humanities, but all concern the question whether and how popular culture is a relevant resource for civic understanding and social participation. Her work currently is focused on public and individual taboos and desires around  ‘identity management’;  research which is funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council of the UK.

Her book Entertaining the citizen: when politics and popular culture converge (Rowman and Littlefield, 2005) received positive reviews in leading international academic journals, and is considered an important innovation in political communication research. She is furthermore internationally known for her work on gender and media (Feminist Media Studies, Sage, 1994), which has been translated into Chinese, French, Portuguese, Serbian and Italian.

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  • ClickNL

    Start date approval
    Apr/2017
    End date approval
    Apr/2020
    Place
    EINDHOVEN
    Description
    Voorzitter
    Specialty
    Populaire cultuur

    Kroonlid

    Start date approval
    Apr/2017
    End date approval
    Apr/2021
    Place
    DEN HAAG
    Description
    Raad voor Cultuur
    Specialty
    Populaire cultuur

    Waag Society

    Start date approval
    Jan/2017
    End date approval
    Jan/2020
    Place
    AMSTERDAM
    Description
    Voorzitter
    Specialty
    Populaire cultuur
  • Full Professor

    University
    Erasmus University Rotterdam
    School
    Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences
    Department
    Department of Public Administration and Sociology/ Sociology
    Country
    Nederland
    Telephone
    +31 10 4082133

    Full Professor

    University
    Erasmus University Rotterdam
    School
    Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences
    Department
    Department of Public Administration and Sociology/ Sociology
    Country
    Nederland
    Telephone
    +31 10 4082133

    Dean

    University
    Erasmus University Rotterdam
    School
    Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences
    Department
    Graduate School EGS3H
    Country
    Nederland
    Telephone
    +31 10 4082133

Address

Visiting address

Burg. Oudlaan 50 3062 PA Rotterdam

Postal address

Postbus 1738 3000 DR Rotterdam