I highly value conducting policy-relevant research in collaboration with partners.

  • 2019-present
    • Lecturer/researcher in Applied Psychology at the Hanze University of Applied Science in Groningen. Teaching courses in research methods, global health, international aid & development, human rights, bachelor thesis supervision. Research on gas-earthquakes and resilience at research group Living Environment in Transition.
  • 2020-2022
    • Coordinator Global Mental Health Network at the Amsterdam Institute for Global Health and Development (AIGHD).
  • 2019-present
    • Consultant in global health and development research – owner of ‘Global Health Ethnography’.
  • 2014-2018
    • PhD candidate in the Anthropology of Global Health at the Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM), University of Oslo. Ethnographic research on the local implementation of reproductive health projects in collaboration with Save the Children Norway and Malawi.
  • 2013-2014
    • Master’s degree in Medical Anthropology and Sociology at the University of Amsterdam. Research on adolescent sexual health in collaboration with Anan Clinica Foundation, Nampula, Mozambique.
  • 2013-2014
    • Lecturer in Applied Psychology at the Hanze University of Applied Science in Groningen. Trainer in intercultural communication and coaching of students in social psychology course.
  • 2010-2012
    • Researcher in Behavioral and Social Sciences at the Insitute for Integration and Social Efficacy (ISW), University of Groningen. Evaluation research on youth mentoring in collaboration with the Oranje Fonds.
  • 2007-2011
    • Bachelor’s degree in Applied Psychology at the Hanze University of Applied Science in Groningen. Research on voluntary participation of migrant organizations in collaboration with the Public Health Institute (GGD), Department for Sexual Health, Groningen.