Curriculum Vitae

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Work Experience

 

2015-present Senior Educational Policy Consultant at Avans University of Applied Sciences.
Working on Education & ICT; student career coaching; research in education; curriculum development

2015-2016 Assistant professor at South Mediterranean University.
Head of the communication department of the Mediterranean School of Business; developing and teaching courses on storytelling and narrative communication; and performing research in applied narratology.

2015 Assistant professor at Radboud University, department of Literary and Cultural Studies.
Developing and teaching courses on Media Theory and Cultural Industries.

2015
Developing and teaching courses on Media Theory.

2015
Visiting professor at Utrecht University, Faculty of Humanities.
Developing and teaching courses on Postcolonial Literature.

2013-2014
Developing and teaching courses on life writing, philosophy of art and intermediality; supervising Bachelor and Master theses; and performing research in applied narratology at the department of Arts, Culture and media.

2013-2014
Developing and teaching courses on storytelling, life writing, research skills and art history, and supervising Bachelor theses at the department of Journalism.

2004-2012
Lecturer at the University of Groningen, department of Arts, Culture and Media
Developing and teaching courses on literature, narratology and philosophy of art.

2009-2011
Coordinator for the minor Comparative Literature at the University of Groningen, Faculty of Arts.

2005-2010
Performing research on representations of intercultural meetings in literature at the Groningen Research Institute for the Study of Culture (ICOG).

2004-2005
Communications consultant and team leader at the municipality of Amsterdam for Parkstad, the Information Centre for urban regeneration in Amsterdam West 
Designing communication strategies and leading a team of ten communication specialists for an information centre for urban regeneration.

Education

PhD (2012)
Cultural studies (University of Groningen, Groningen Research Institute for the Study of Culture) 

MA (2003, Cum Laude)
Comparative Literature: English and Scandinavian literatures (University of Groningen, department of Comparative Literature)

BA
-Medieval Icelandic Literature (2003, University of Groningen, department of Scandinavian Languages and Culture)