Dr E.W.M. Rommes (Els)

Associate professor - Cultural Anthropology and Development Studies

Dr E.W.M. Rommes (Els)
Visiting address

Thomas van Aquinostraat 4

Postal address

Postbus 9104

Els Rommes studied public policy and public administration and received her PhD at Twente University in gender and STS in 2002. She has been visiting researcher at the faculty of interdisciplinary studies at the NTNU in Norway and at SFU Vancouver Canada, guest professor at the faculty of computer science and feminist studies at Bremen University and at the department Gender and Diversity at University of Applied Sciences Rhein-Waal in Germany. She has worked as assistant professor at Gender and Diversity Studies since 2002. From 2005 to 2010 Els Rommes was coordinator of the PhD education of the national STS research school WTMC (science, technology and modern culture) and is founder and coordinator of the international master specialization ‘diversities in youth care’ since 2015. She participated in EU funded projects SIGIS (Strategies of Inclusion of Gender in the Information Society) ‘IMAGES’, ‘Motivation’, ‘UseITSmartly’ and EIGE projects as well as having been PI of various large-scale national projects. Els Rommes has published extensively on gender and ICTs, occupational choices, youth and sexualities. She has been a consultant for various commercial, governmental and European research groups and organizations and member of various boards, program committees and review committees.


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