Amsterdam Centre for Inequality Studies (AMCIS)

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H. Kosar-Altinyelken

Hülya Kosar Altinyelken

Is Assistant Professor of Education and International Development at the Department of Child Development and Education at the University of Amsterdam. Her research interests cover a wide range of topics including migration and education, education policy transfer, education reforms, curriculum change, child-centered pedagogy, teachers, coping and support within the EU context, and gender.
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Orhan Agirdag

Orhan Agirdag

Orhan Agirdag (PhD) is an Assistant Professor of Education at the University of Amsterdam. His main research interests include stratification in education, educational policy, teacher education, multilingualism, and religiosity in education. Dr. Agirdag is a recipient of a Veni-grant from the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO).
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Paul de Beer

Paul de Beer

Paul de Beer is Henri Polak Professor of Industrial Relations at the University of Amsterdam. He is affiliated with the Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies (AIAS) and De Burcht (Scientific Bureau for the Dutch Trade Union Movement). Since January 1, 2011 he is scientific director of De Burcht and since April 2012 he is co-director of AIAS.
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Tijs Bol

Thijs Bol

Thijs Bol is currently working as Postdoctoral Researcher in the PROO project at the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at the University of Amsterdam. The PROO project focuses on educational systems. He is mainly interested in social stratification, education, occupations and wage inequality. In 2015 he has been awarded a NWO Veni grant.
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Wouter van der Burg

Wouter van der Brug

Wouter van der Brug is Professor of Political Science at the University of Amsterdam. He is also Honorary Professor in Political Science at the University of Copenhagen. His research interests focus on comparative research in collective political behavior, in particular electoral behavior, right-wing populism, political communication, political trust and support, and political parties. 
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B.M. Burgoon

Brian Burgoon

Brian Burgoon is Professor of International and Comparative Political Economy at the University of Amsterdam (UvA). He is also Academic Director of the Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research (AISSR) at the UvA. His research focuses on the politics of economic globalization; of welfare and labor-market policies and standards; and of how economic conditions influence political violence. 
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G.T.M. ten Dam

Geert ten Dam

Geert ten Dam is a Professor of Education at the Department of Pedagogical and Educational Sciences of the University of Amsterdam. Her research interests centre on the social quality of education. Many of her research projects have been on citizenship education. She is the project leader of the Dutch participation in the International Civic and Citizenship Education Study 2016.
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Ursula Daxecker

Ursula Daxecker

Is Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Amsterdam, and member of the research group Political Economy and Transnational Governance. Her research interests focus on international and intrastate conflict.
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J.J. De Deken

Johan De Deken

Johan De Deken is Assistant Professor at the Department of Sociology, specialising in pension systems, labour market policies, social security and social expenditure.
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Anne Bert Dijkstra

Anne Bert Dijkstra

Anne Bert Dijkstra is a Professor of Education at the Department of Pedagogical and Educational Sciences of the University of Amsterdam. 
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Louise Elffers

Louise Elffers

Louise Elffers is a researcher and lecturer at the Research Institute of Child Development and Education. She studies social and academic determinants of school success and dropout, educational (in)equality, school organization and educational policy. She has specific interest and expertise in the field of vocational education.
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Luc Fransen

Is Assistant Professor of International Relations and member of the Political Economy and Transnational Governance (PETGOV) Research Group as well as the Transnational Configurations, Conflict and Governance Research Group. His research interests include the politics of Corporate Social Responsibility, private standard-setting, transnational civil society activism and international organizations.
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F.P. Geijsel

Femke Geijsel

Femke Geijsel is Senior Researcher at the Department of Child Development and Education of the University of Amsterdam (The Netherlands). She is particularly involved in research into citizenship. Her scientific research focuses on citizenship of youngsters and citizenship education in primary and secondary education.
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A. Hakhverdian

Armèn Hakhverdian

Armèn Hakhverdian is Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Amsterdam. In 2013 he received a grant from NWO (Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research) for a research project on the effects of public opinion on political outcomes.
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E.M. Heemskerk

Eelke Heemskerk

Eelke is Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Amsterdam (UvA). In his current research Eelke is interested big data related to networks of corporate ownership and control. He directs an ERC funded research group (CORPNET) and works on how social networks influence boardroom decision-making and behavioural corporate governance.
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Dhr. prof. dr. (Kene) Henkens

Kène Henkens

Kène Henkens is Professor of Ageing, Retirement and the Lifecourse at the  University Medical Center Groningen and Professor of  Sociology of Retirement at the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences, University of Amsterdam. His research focuses on labour market, retirement, ageing and older workers.
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Matthijs Kalmijn

Matthijs Kalmijn

Matthijs Kalmijn is Professor of Sociology at the University of Amsterdam. He has specialized in family sociology and social demography. Currently, Kalmijn’s work focuses on: (a) the strength and nature of relationships between parents and (adult) children, (b) the consequences of family structure for social inequality and social relationships.
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Agnieszka Kanas

Agnieszka Kanas

Agnieszka Kanas is Assistant Professor of Sociology at the Department of Sociology at the University of Amsterdam. Her research interests include immigrants' economic disadvantage and integration, stratification and inequality, intergroup attitudes and intergroup relations.
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S. Karsten

Sjoerd Karsten

Sjoerd Karsten is Max Goote Professor of Policy and Organisation of Vocational Education, Adult Education and Life long learning. His research centres on education policy, pupils at risk, vocational education and parental choice.
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Theresa Kuhn

Theresa Kuhn

Is Assistant Professor in Political Science at the University of Amsterdam. Her current project Boundaries of Solidarity, funded by an NWO-Veni Grant, analyses people's readiness to redistribute across borders using laboratory experiments and opinion surveys.
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Professor Anton Kunst, Amsterdam Medical Centre

Anton Kunst

Anton Kunst is Professor of Social Epidemiology at the University of Amsterdam's Faculty of Medicine (AMC-UvA). Together with professor Karien Stronks, he is leading the research line on Social Epidemiology, contributing to the scientific evidence that is needed to support policies aimed at improving the health of populations at local, national and international levels.
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Bram Lancee

Bram Lancee

Bram Lancee is Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of Amsterdam. His academic interests include ethnic inequality in the labour market, social capital and social participation, attitudes towards immigrants, ethnic diversity, and quantitative research methods.  
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S.L. de Lange

Sarah de Lange

Sarah L. de Lange is Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Amsterdam. Her main research interests concern parties, party families, and party systems. Her work is broad in geographical scope and examines party politics in a range of East and West European countries.
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Leopold

Thomas Leopold

Thomas Leopold is Assistant Professor of Sociology in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at University of Amsterdam. His main research interests are in family sociology, life course research, demography, and social stratification.
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T.W.G. van der Meer

Tom van der Meer

Tom van der Meer is Associate Professor (universitair hoofddocent) in Political Science at the University of Amsterdam. He specializes in political trust, electoral behaviour, (ethnic diversity and) social cohesion, and research methods.
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M.S. Merry

Michael Merry

Michael S. Merry is Professor of Philosophy in the department of Child Development and Education.Thematically, he specializes in three distinct yet overlapping areas of study. These are: spatial concentration and school segregation; immigration, migration and minority status; and stigma, prejudice and the particularities of identity.
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Thea Peetsma

Thea Peetsma

Thea Peetsma is the chair of the Department of Child Development and Education at the University of Amsterdam. Recently, she studied motivation in innovative learning contexts and developed an intervention of students’ learning motivation. In these fields she conducted research in both elementary and secondary education, also intervention studies.
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R.H.M. Pierik

Roland Pierik

Roland Pierik is Associate Professor of Legal Philosphy at the University of Amsterdam. His research interests lie in the fields of legal philosophy, political theory and public policy, especially contemporary liberal theories of justice and their application in plural and multicultural societies, and issues of global justice. His recent work focuses on human rights, fundamental rights, the rule of law, religious diversity, and globalization.
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Jaap Roeleveld

Is Doctor of Education at the University of Amsterdam. His research involves educational assessment and teaching methods.
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Wiemer Salverda

Wiemer Salverda

Wiemer Salverda is Professor of Labour Market and Inequality at the Amsterdam Centre for Inequality Studies and Director emeritus of the Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies (University of Amsterdam). Since early 2010 he has been coordinating the major international research project GINI: Growing Inequalities’ Impacts. This has studied the evolution of income inequality and its social and political impacts in 30 countries worldwide.
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Sabine Severiens, professor Educational Science

Sabine Severiens

Sabine Severiens is Professor by special appointment of Educational Sciences, specialising in curricular design for vulnerable children and teenagers, at the University of Amsterdam. She is also professor of Education at Erasmus University Rotterdam. The main theme in her scientific work is diversity and educational inequality, from the perspective of motivation, integration and the learning environment. 
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S.M. Steinmetz

Stephanie Steinmetz

Stephanie Steinmetz is Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of Amsterdam. Her main research interests are quantitative and qualitative research methods, social stratification, gender and educational inequalities, and comparative labour market research.
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Karien Stronks

Karien Stronks

Karien Stronks is Professor of Social Medicine at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Amsterdam. She is also head of the department of Social Medicine of the Academic Medical Center (AMC/UvA). A leading theme in her research is the influence of the social context on health and illness.
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Frank van der Broucke

Frank Vandenbroucke

Frank Vandenbroucke is Professor by Special Appointment in the Den Uyl chair at the University of Amsterdam. He studies social trends in Europe, focusing in particular on questions concerning the European Union’s real versus ideal role in shaping the social policies of Member States, and how that role is informed by notions of social progress. 
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Ineke van der Veen

Ineke van der Veen

Ineke van der Veen is Senior Researcher at the Kohnstamm Institute. In her research she focuses on educational trajectories and the socio-emotional development of native and migrant children and youngsters.
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Floris Vermeulen

Floris Vermeulen

Is associate professor (universitair hoofddocent) and chair of the Department of Political Science at the University of Amsterdam. His research interests are civic and political participation of immigrants, local integration policies, non-profit organisations, local policies targeting violent extremism, amd governance of religious diversity.
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Beate Volker

Beate Volker

Beate Volker is professor of Sociology at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences. She conducts research into social networks within different settings such as neighbourhoods or labour organisations. 
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Monique Volman, professor

Monique Volman

Monique Volman is Professor of Education  at the University of Amsterdam. She is the program leader of the Educational Sciences research program of the Research Institute of Child Development and Education (CDE). Main areas in her research are learning environments for meaningful learning, diversity and the use of ICT in education, issues which she approaches from a socio-cultural theoretical perspective.
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H.G. van de Werfhorst

Herman van de Werfhorst

Herman van de Werfhorst is Professor of Sociology at the University of Amsterdam, and director of the Amsterdam Centre for Inequality Studies. Herman's research interests include the sociology of education, social stratification and mobility, labour market sociology, and quantitiative methodology &statistics. He received an NWO-Vici grant in 2015.
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A. Zorlu

Aslan Zorlu

Aslan Zorlu is Assistant Professor at the Department of Human Geography, Planning and International Development Studies of the University of Amsterdam. His research focuses on the adjustment process of immigrants in education, housing and labour markets and the impact of immigration on receiving countries. 
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Published by  AISSR

1 December 2016