• New York: The Students

    One of my goals while visiting New York, was to experience how PhDs are trained in the US. In addition to doing a PhD myself, I am also the president of the PhD Network of the University of Twente. In this role I’m closely involved in discussions on changing the Dutch way of training PhDs,… Continue Reading

  • New York: The Project

    I just returned to the Netherlands, after having lived in New York for three months. Yesterday I started a short series of 10 blogs about my (academic) experiences. Today: the project I’ve been working on. The premise of my project was something that is commonly believed amongst sociologists – and something I took for granted… Continue Reading

  • New York: The Fellowship

    I just returned to the Netherlands, after having lived in New York for three months. I was in New York to do research for my PhD thesis, and to experience academic life in a totally different setting. It was such a great experience – I would even dare to say that for me it was… Continue Reading