B. Quanjer (Björn)

Postdoc - Department of History, Art History and Classics
Postdoc - Radboud Institute for Culture and History

B. Quanjer (Björn)
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Björn Quanjer (1991) is a PhD candidate linked to the Giants of the modern world. A new history of heights and health in The Netherlands, 1811-1940 project. His research focusses on the determinants of adult height such as: heritability, epigenetic factors, early life conditions, socioeconomic position and intra household resource allocation.
Björn holds both a BA (2014) and a MA (2016) degree in History from the Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, writing his MA-thesis on the history of the bike in Groningen 1885-1935. This thesis won the History Thesis Prize Groningen in 2016.

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