dr. (Talitha) TMIC Stam

dr. (Talitha) TMIC Stam
Academic Researcher Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences Department of Public Administration and Sociology/ Sociology
Location
Burg. Oudlaan 50, Rotterdam
Room
T15-56
Telephone
+3110408 8834
Email
stam@essb.eur.nl

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Talitha Stam is an anthropologist and sociologist working as a postdoctoral researcher at the Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences. Her research mainly deals with social inequalities and the role of education.

Both during her PhD and current postdoctoral research Talitha coordinated projects with extensive quantitative and qualitative, including ethnographic, data collection with children and young people in primary, secondary and lower senior vocational (mbo) schools in the Netherlands and the UK.

She has built a strong network with practitioners in the field and governmental officials on local, national and international level. As she finds it important to not only contribute to science,…

Talitha Stam is an anthropologist and sociologist working as a postdoctoral researcher at the Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences. Her research mainly deals with social inequalities and the role of education.

Both during her PhD and current postdoctoral research Talitha coordinated projects with extensive quantitative and qualitative, including ethnographic, data collection with children and young people in primary, secondary and lower senior vocational (mbo) schools in the Netherlands and the UK.

She has built a strong network with practitioners in the field and governmental officials on local, national and international level. As she finds it important to not only contribute to science, but also to society. This valorisation is awarded with the Best Impact 2018 Prize of the Erasmus Graduate School Award for PhD Excellence 2018.

In 2018, Talitha obtained her PhD degree at the Erasmus University Rotterdam on the aspirations of 'white' Dutch girls in lower vocational education. This ethnographic study has been discussed in numerous Dutch media, such as: Telegraaf, Volkskrant and Radio 1

Currently, Talitha coordinates the interdisciplinary research project 'Making Rotterdam’s children more resilient'. In close collaboration with social partner Samen Leren/Bureau Frontlijn (municipality Rotterdam), she scrutinizes how inequalities in school performance develop through school-based and home-based parental involvement. 

Research interests: social inequalities, education, children, youth, families and ethnography.

Onderzoeksinteresse: sociale ongelijkheid, onderwijs, kinderen, jongeren, families en etnografie.

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Burg. Oudlaan 50 3062 PA Rotterdam

Postal address

Postbus 1738 3000 DR Rotterdam