Short CV/Education and training

  • 1994 – 1996
    Candidate Sociology, Ghent University (UG)

  • 1996 – 1998
    Licentiate Sociology (equivalent to Master’s degree), Ghent University (UG)

  • 1998 – 1999
    Researcher, Panel Study on Belgian Households (PSBH), University of Antwerp (UIA)

  • 1999
    Essex Summer School in Social Science Data Analysis and Collection (1 month)

  • 2000 – 2004
    Ph.D. in Political and Social Sciences and Certificate of the Doctoral Study Programme, University of Antwerp (UA)

  • 2000 – 2004
    Ph.D. Candidate (fully competitive grant), Research Centre on Inequality, Poverty, Social Exclusion and the City (OASeS), University of Antwerp (UFSIA)

  • 2001
    Advanced Master’s Degree in Quantitative Analysis for the Social Sciences, Catholic University of Brussels (KUB)

  • 2004 – 2006
    Post-doctoral Researcher, Research Centre on Inequality, Poverty, Social Exclusion and the City (OASeS), University of Antwerp (UA)

  • 2006 – 2008
    Post-doctoral Research Fellow funded by the Fund for Scientific Research- Flanders (FWO) (fully competitive grant), Research Centre on Inequality, Poverty, Social Exclusion and the City (OASeS), University of Antwerp (UA)

  • since 2009
    Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of Amsterdam

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Member of the Exam Commission Sociology (assessment of teaching goals and examination for the Bachelor Sociology and the Master Sociology), University of Amsterdam, since 2009

  • Member of the workgroup ‘Reorganisation of the Bachelor Programme’, which is to be introduced in all UvA-Faculties from September 2011 onwards, University of Amsterdam, 2010

  • Member of the Amsterdam Centre for Inequality Studies (AMCIS), founded as part of the UvA-Speerpunt Inequality and Diversity – Stratification, Politics and Living Arrangements, since 2010

  • Associate Participant in the Gini Project Consortium (assessing Growing Inequalities’ Impacts, FP7), since 2010

  • Member of the Doctoral Dissertation Jury of Keetie Roelen (Maastricht Graduate School of Governance, 9th of July, 2010

  • Member of the Doctoral Dissertation Jury of Marjolein Blaauboer (Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research), 8th of December 2010

  • Peer review for a range of (inter)national journals: Journal of Marriage and Family, Environment and Planning A, Advances in Life-Course Research, European Sociological Review, Urban Studies, European Journal of Social Policy, Sociology, Housing Studies, The Journal of Economic Inequalities, European Societies, European Journal of Housing Policy, Cities – The International Journal of Urban Policy and Planning, Journal of International Migration and Integration, Ethnography, Sociological Research Online, Sociologie, Tijdschrift voor Sociologie, Mens en Maatschappij, PSW-papers

  • Editorial board member of Sociological Research Online, 2006 – 2009

  • Member of the European Network for Housing Research (ENHR)

  • Member of the European Consortium for Social Research (ECSR)

  • Member of the Society for Longitudinal and Life Course Studies (SLLS)


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