prof.dr. (Liesbet) EA van Zoonen

prof.dr. (Liesbet) EA van Zoonen
Full Professor Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences Department of Public Administration and Sociology/ Sociology
Location
Burg. Oudlaan 50, Rotterdam
Room
W T15-41
Telephone
+31104082076
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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        • J.M. Engelbert, E.A. van Zoonen & F. Hirzalla (2019). Excluding citizens from the European Smart City: the discourse practices of pursuing and granting smartness. Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 142, 347-353. doi: 10.1016/j.techfore.2018.08.020
        • S.R.J.M. van Bohemen & E.A. van Zoonen (2017). Music as a resource for the sexual self: An exploration of how young people in the Netherlands use music for good sex. Poetics. Journal of Empirical Research on Culture, the Media and the Arts(online), 66, 19-29. doi: 10.1016/j.poetic.2017.12.001
        • E.A. van Zoonen (2016). Privacy concerns in smart cities. Government Information Quarterly, 33 (3), 472-480. doi: 10.1016/j.giq.2016.06.004
        • F. Hirzalla & E.A. van Zoonen (2016). "The Muslims are coming": The enactment of morality in activist Muslim comedy. Humor. International Journal of Humor Research, 29 (2), 261-287. doi: 10.1515/humor-2015-0125
        • E.A. van Zoonen (2016). Pleidooi voor de middenmaat. Sociologie, 11 (2), 289-296. doi: 10.5117/SOC2015.2.ZOON
        • M. Vosmeer, J. Jansz & E.A. van Zoonen (2015). I’d like to have a house like that: female players of The Sims. Academic Quarter. Journal for Humanistic Research, 11 (11), 129-142.
        • F. Müller, E.A. van Zoonen & F. Hirzalla (2014). Anti-Islam Propaganda and Its Effects: Fitna, Fear-based Communication and the Moderating Role of Public Debate. Middle East Journal of Culture and Communication, 7 (1), 82-100. doi: 10.1163/18739865-00701006
        • E.A. van Zoonen, G. Turner & J. Harvey (2014). Confusion, control and comfort: premediating identity management in film and television. Information, Communication and Society (print), 7 (8), 986-100. doi: 10.1080/1369118X.2013.870592
        • N.N. Hamid-Turksoy, E.A. van Zoonen & G.M.M. Kuipers (2014). "I dumped my husband for a Turkish toyboy": romance tourism and intersectionality in British tabloid newspapers. Feminist Media Studies, 14 (5), 806-821. doi: 10.1080/14680777.2013.792855
        • S. Wagemakers, E.A. van Zoonen & G. Turner (2014). Giving meaning to RFID and cochlear implant: Technology as tool, the normal self, and the enhanced self. IEEE Technology and Society Magazine, 33 (2), 73-80. doi: 10.1109/MTS.2014.2319978
        • E.A. van Zoonen & G. Turner (2014). Exercising identity: agency and narrative in identity management. Kybernetes, 43 (6), 935-946. doi: 10.1108/K-06-2013-0126
        • S.R.J.M. van Bohemen, E.A. van Zoonen & S. Aupers (2014). Negotiating Gender through Fun and Play: Radical Femininity and Fantasy in the Red Hat Society. Journal of Contemporary Ethnography, 43 (5), 582-600. doi: 10.1177/0891241613505865
        • F. Müller, E.A. van Zoonen & F. Hirzalla (2014). Fitna, Fear-based Communication and the Moderating Role of Public Debate. Middle East Journal of Culture and Communication, 7 (1), 82-100.
        • N.N. Hamid-Turksoy, G.M.M. Kuipers & E.A. van Zoonen (2014). “Try A Taste of Turkey”: An analysis of Turkey's representation in British newspapers' travel sections. Journalism Studies, 15 (6), 743-758. doi: 10.1080/1461670X.2013.857479
        • E.A. van Zoonen (2013). From identity to identification: fixating the fragmented self. Media Culture & Society (print), 35 (1), 44-51. doi: 10.1177/0163443712464557
        • S.R.J.M. van Bohemen, E.A. van Zoonen & S. Aupers (2013). Performing the 'fun' self: How members of the Red Hat Society negotiate cultural discourses of femininity and ageing. European Journal of Cultural Studies, 16 (4), 424-439. doi: 10.1177/1367549413484306
        • P. Golding, H. Sousa & E.A. van Zoonen (2013). Trust and the Media (Special Issue). European Journal of Communication, 28 (1). doi: 10.1177/0267323112439366
        • E.A. van Zoonen (2013). The Future of Identity (Special Issue). Media Culture & Society (print), 35 (1).
        • F. Hirzalla, E.A. van Zoonen & F. Müller (2013). How Funny Can Islam Controversies Be? Comedians Defending Their Faiths on YouTube. Television & New Media, 14 (1), 46-61. doi: 10.1177/1527476412453948
        • M. de Kreek & E.A. van Zoonen (2013). New directions in research about local memory websites. Journal of Social Intervention: Theory and Practice, 22 (2), 113-130.
        • M. Klijn, F. Müller & E.A. van Zoonen (2012). Disability, prejudice and reality TV: Challenging disablism through media representations. Telecommunications Journal of Australia, 62 (2), 1-13.
        • E.A. van Zoonen (2012). I-pistemology: changing truth claims in popular and political culture. European Journal of Communication, 27 (3), 56-67.
        • E.A. van Zoonen & D. Wring (2012). Trends in political television fiction in the UK: Themes, characters and narratives, 1965¿2009. Media Culture & Society (print), 34 (3), 263-279.
        • R. Vliegenthart & E.A. van Zoonen (2011). Power to the frame: bringing sociology back to frame analysis. European Journal of Communication, 26 (2), 101-115.
        • L. Duits & E.A. van Zoonen (2011). Coming to terms with sexualization. European Journal of Cultural Studies, 14 (5), 491-506. doi: 10.1177/1367549411412201
        • F. Vis, E.A. van Zoonen & S. Mihelj (2011). Women responding to the anti-Islam film Fitna: voices and acts of citizenship on YouTube. Feminist Review, 97, 110-129. doi: 10.1057/fr.2010.29
        • E.A. van Zoonen & E. Harmer (2011). The visual challenge of celebrity politics. Female politicians in Grazia. Celebrity Studies, 2 (1), 94-96.
        • F. Hirzalla, E.A. van Zoonen & J.A. de Ridder (2011). Internet Use and Political Participation: Reflections on the Mobilization/Normalization Controversy. The Information Society, 27 (1), 1-15.
        • E.A. van Zoonen, F. Vis & S. Mihelj (2011). YouTube interactions between agonism, antagonism and dialogue: Video responses to the anti-Islam film Fitna. New Media & Society, 13 (8), 1283-1300.
        • S. Mihelj, E.A. van Zoonen & F. Vis (2011). Cosmopolitan communication online: YouTube responses to the anti-Islam film Fitna. British Journal of Sociology, 62 (4), 613-632.
        • E.A. van Zoonen, F. Vis & S. Mihelj (2010). Performing citizenship on YouTube: activism, satire and online debate around the anti-Islam video Fitna. Critical Discourse Studies, 7 (4), 249-262.
        • F. Hirzalla & E.A. van Zoonen (2010). Beyond the Online/Offline Divide: How Youth¿s Online and Offline Civic Activities Converge . Social Science Computer Review, 29 (4), 481-498. doi: 10.1177/0894439310385538
        • F. Hirzalla & E.A. van Zoonen (2010). Affective Political Marketing Online: Emotionality in the Youth Sites of Greenpeace and WWF. International Journal of Learning and Media, 2 (1), 39-54.
        • R. van Santen & E.A. van Zoonen (2010). The personal in political television biographies. Biography an interdisciplinary quarterly, 33 (1), 46-67. doi: 10.1353/bio.0.0157
        • R. van Santen & E.A. van Zoonen (2009). Personalisering en popularisering in de politiek. Een conceptuele verkenning. Tijdschrift voor Communicatiewetenschap (print), 37 (2), 155-176.
        • S. Coleman, A. Kuik & E.A. van Zoonen (2009). Laughter and liability. The politics of Dutch and British television satire. British Journal of Politics & International Relations, 11 (4), 652-665.
        • L. Duits & E.A. van Zoonen (2009). Against amnesia. Thirty + years of girls' studies. Feminist Media Studies, 9 (1), 111-125.
        • F. Hirzalla & E.A. van Zoonen (2009). Beyond online and offline participation: the meaning of internet for the social and political participation of the young. Tijdschrift voor Communicatiewetenschap (print), 37 (3), 215-237.
        • E.A. van Zoonen (2019). Kenniskermis. Sociologie Magazine, maart 2019.
        • E.A. van Zoonen (2018). Slimme stommiteiten. Sociologie Magazine, 9-9.
        • E.A. van Zoonen (2018). Hetzelfde zelf. Sociologie Magazine, 9-9.
        • E.A. van Zoonen (2018). Ik niet, wij wel. Sociologie Magazine, 9-9.
        • E.A. van Zoonen (2018). Datadromen in het sociale domein. Sociologie Magazine, juni, 20-22.
        • E.A. van Zoonen & F. Hirzalla (2018). Datawandelen door de slimme stad. Sociale vraagstukken. Retrieved from https://www.socialevraagstukken.nl/datawandelen-door-de-slimme-stad/ [go to publisher's site]
        • E.A. van Zoonen (2017). Voorbeeldig falen. Sociologie Magazine, juni 2017.
        • E.A. van Zoonen (2017). Linke lantaarnpaal. Sociologie Magazine, maart 2017.
        • E.A. van Zoonen (2017). Kan de slimme lantaarnpaal afluisteren? Sociale vraagstukken. [go to publisher's site]
        • E.A. van Zoonen (2017). Lopend leren. Sociologie Magazine, sept 2017.
        • E.A. van Zoonen (2017). Vrouwen voortrekken. Sociologie Magazine, dec 2017.
        • E.A. van Zoonen (2017). Bedenkelijk bewaren. Sociologie Magazine, maart 2018.
        • E.A. van Zoonen (2016). Valse verhalen. Sociologie Magazine, maart 2016.
        • E.A. van Zoonen (2016). Naming and shaming op de snelweg. Sociologie Magazine, juni 2016.
        • E.A. van Zoonen (2016). Virtueel voorwaarts. Sociologie Magazine, dec 2016.
        • E.A. van Zoonen (2016). Anders afhechten. Sociologie Magazine, sept 2016.
        • E.A. van Zoonen (2015). Candy Crush. Sociologie Magazine, sept 2015.
        • E.A. van Zoonen (2015). Zombie-zekerheid. Sociologie Magazine, juni 2015.
        • E.A. van Zoonen (2015). Privacy-paradoxen. Sociologie Magazine, maart 2015.
        • E.A. van Zoonen (2015). Moeder en media. Sociologie Magazine, dec 2015.
        • E.A. van Zoonen (2014). Sandpit Science. Sociologie Magazine, dec 2014.
        • E.A. van Zoonen (2014). Data Delirium. Sociologie Magazine, sept 2014.
        • E.A. van Zoonen (2014). Survey 3.0. Sociologie Magazine, juni 2014.
      • F. Hirzalla & E.A. van Zoonen (2017). Research Methods for Critical Audience Studies. In P. Rössler, C.A. Hoffner & E.A. van Zoonen (Eds.), The International Encyclopedia of Media Effects. London: John Wiley & Sons
      • J. Edelenbos, F. Hirzalla, E.A. van Zoonen, J. van Dalen, G. Bouma, A. Slob & A. Woestenburg (2017). Governing the Complexity of Smart Data Cities: Setting a Research Agenda. In M.P Rodriguez Bolivar (Ed.), Smart Technologies for Smart Governments. Transparency, Efficiency and Organizational Issues (pp. 35-54). Cham: Springer
      • E.A. van Zoonen (2017). False consciousness and Media Effects. In P. Rössler, C.A. Hoffner & E.A. van Zoonen (Eds.), The International Encyclopedia of Media Effects. Hoboken, United States: John Wiley & Sons
      • E.A. van Zoonen (2017). Intertextuality. In P. Rössler, C.A. Hoffner & E.A. van Zoonen (Eds.), The International Encyclopedia of Media Effects. Hoboken, United States: John Wiley & Sons
      • F. Müller, E.A. van Zoonen & L. de Roode (2017). Anti-Racist Communication in Soccer: A Spoilt Vocabulary? In M. Alleyne (Ed.), Anti-racism and Multiculturalism (pp. 83-102). Londen, United Kingdom: Routledge
      • M. de Kreek & E.A. van Zoonen (2016). Collective Digital Citizenship through Local Memory Websites. In A. McCosker, S. Vivienne & A. Johns (Eds.), Negotiation Digital Citizenship: Control, Contest and Culture (pp. 247-263). London: Rowman and Littlefield
      • E. Harmer & E.A. van Zoonen (2016). Representations of Women Voters in Newspaper Coverage of UK Elections 1918–2010. In H. Danielsen, K. Jegersted, L. Muriaas & B. Ytre-Arne (Eds.), Gendered citizenship and the politics of representation (pp. 161-185). London: Palgrave MacMillan
      • E.A. van Zoonen, F. Vis & S. Mihelj (2015). Performing citizenship on YouTube: activism, satire and online debate around the anti-Islam video Fitna. In L. Chouriaki (Ed.), Self-mediation: New Media, Citizenship and Civil Selves (pp. 33-46). Londen, United Kingdom: London Routledge
      • F. Hirzalla & E.A. van Zoonen (2015). Online voting applications: foci, findings and future of an emerging research field. In S. Coleman & D. Freelon (Eds.), Handbook of Digital Politics (pp. 87-102). Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar
      • S. Farid, G. Turner & E.A. van Zoonen (2015). Being Mark Stone: An Ethnography of Identity Squatting. In E. Williams & I. Sheeha (Eds.), Deception: an interdisciplinary exploration. Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill Publishers
      • L. Duits & E.A. van Zoonen (2013). Zum Umgang mit Sexualisierung. In Sexy Media? Gender/Queertheoretische Analysen in den Medien- und Kommunikationawissenschaften (pp. 89-112). Bielefield: Transcript
      • E.A. van Zoonen (2013). Reflections on a passport. In P. Bennett & J. McDougall (Eds.), Barthes' Mythologies Today: Readings of Contemporary Culture (pp. 80-86). London: Routledge
      • E.A. van Zoonen (2011). The rise and fall of online feminism. In M Christensen, A Jansson & C Christensen (Eds.), Online territories: Globilization, Mediated Practice and Social Space (pp. 132-147). New York: Peter Lang Publishers
      • E.A. van Zoonen & M. Pantti (2010). And the Winner Is ¿ Authenticity Work and Gender in Reality TV. In L Baruh & J.H Park (Eds.), Reel Politics: Reality Television as a Platform for Political Discourse (pp. 265-285). Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
      • E.A. van Zoonen, F. Hirzalla & F. Muller (2009). Fitna: de slag op YouTube. In M. Aarts & M. van der Haak (Eds.), Popvirus: Popularisering van cultuur en religie. Amsterdam: Aksant
      • F. Muller, F. Hirzalla & E.A. van Zoonen (2009). Multicultureel televisie-entertainment. In M. Aarts & M. van der Haak (Eds.), Popvirus: Popularisering van cultuur en religie. Amsterdam: Aksant
      • L. Duits, F. Hirzalla & E.A. van Zoonen (2009). As the world Spunks: Does internet help to transform youth journalism? In P. Dahlgren & T Olsson (Eds.), Young citizens, ICTs and democracy. Gothenburg: Nordicom
      • E.A. van Zoonen (2009). Imagining the fan democracy. Selected reprint of a 2004 publication. In B. Gunter & Macchin D. (Eds.), Media Audiences. London: Sage Benchmarks in Communication
        • E.A. van Zoonen (2014). What do users want from their future means of identity management? End Report for IMPRINTS. (Extern rapport). Loughborough: IMPRINTS
        • E.A. van Zoonen & X. and others (2013). Scenarios of identity management in the future. (Extern rapport). Loughborough: IMPRINTS
      • E.A. van Zoonen, S. Coleman & A. Kuik (2012). The elephant trap: politicians performing in television comedy. In K. Brants & K Voltmer (Eds.), Political Communication in Postmodern Democracy: Challenging the Primacy of Politics (pp. 146-165). Basingstoke: Palgrave MacMillan
        • S.R.J.M. van Bohemen, E.A. van Zoonen & S. AupersEmbodying the Fantasy. The Role of Fun and Fantasy in the Negotiations of Gender Performed by the "Red Hat Society". Paris, Paper presented at the 9TH CROSSROADS in Cultural Studies.
        • E.A. van Zoonen (2009, september 4). Vrouwen en lokale politiek. Den Bosch, Werkprogramma Vrouwen en Lokale Politiek, Provincie Brabant.
        • E.A. van Zoonen (2009, februari 8). Mediapaniek of Mediaproblemen? Zwolle, Docentendag van de Nederlandse Vereniging voor Maatschappijleraren.
        • S.R.J.M. van Bohemen & E.A. van Zoonen (2011). Dethroning the Serious: How Members of the "Red Hat Society" Reconstruct Cultural Discourses of Femininity and Ageing. NSV Dag van de Sociologie: Gent.
        • R. van Santen & E.A. van Zoonen (2009). Popularization and personalization in Dutch politics. A conceptual exploration. Conference International Communication Association (ICA): Chicago.
        • R. van Santen & E.A. van Zoonen (2009). Popularization and personalization in Dutch politics. A conceptual exploration. Etmaal voor Communicatiewetenschap. Awarded top student paper: Nijmegen.
        • F. Vis, E.A. van Zoonen & S. Mihelj (2009). Gender, women and Islam in the Fitna-propoganda. CRESC conference Media reception and religion: London.
        • F. Vis, E.A. van Zoonen & S. Mihelj (2009). Gender, women and Islam in the Fitna-propoganda. ECREA Conference, Media and the Spectacle: Rotterdam.
        • E.A. van Zoonen (2009). Fitna, the video battle. Nordic Media and Religion Network: Stockholm.
        • E.A. van Zoonen (2009). Gender, media and religion. ECREA Conference Media and the Spectacle.: Rotterdam.
        • G. Turner, E.A. van Zoonen & B. Adamou (2014). Research through gaming: Public perceptions of (the future of) identity management.
        • E.A. van Zoonen (2009). Coming to terms with sexualization: feminist audience research. University of Hamburg Series on Gendered Media: Hamburg.
        • E.A. van Zoonen, F. Hirzalla & F. Muller (2009). Fitna; the video battle. Etmaal voor Communicatiewetenschap: Nijmegen.
      • E.A. van Zoonen (2014, november 14). Een part-time baan voor Van Rijn. Het Parool, pp. 26.
      • E.A. van Zoonen (2014, april 1). Survey 3.0. Sociologie Magazine
      • E.A. van Zoonen (2014, juli 1). Data Delirium. Sociologie Magazine
      • E.A. van Zoonen (2014, december 1). Sandpit science. Sociologie Magazine
      • E.A. van Zoonen (2009). Participation and media production. Critical reflections on content creation [Bespreking van het boek Participation and media production. Critical reflections on content creation]. Journal of Communication, 59(3), E9-E12.
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    University
    Erasmus University Rotterdam
    School
    Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences
    Department
    Department of Public Administration and Sociology/ Sociology
    Country
    The Netherlands
    Telephone
    +31104082076

    Full Professor

    University
    Erasmus University Rotterdam
    School
    Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences
    Department
    Department of Public Administration and Sociology/ Sociology
    Country
    The Netherlands
    Telephone
    +31104082076

    Dean

    University
    Erasmus University Rotterdam
    School
    Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences
    Department
    Graduate School EGS3H
    Country
    The Netherlands
    Telephone
    +31104082328

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Postbus 1738 3000 DR Rotterdam