Marieke van den Brink is Professor of Gender and Diversity at the faculty of Social Sciences and scientific director of Radboud Gender and Diversity Studies. The central themes of her research and teaching are gender and diversity in organizations, organizational learning and change, power and resistance and she links these themes with macro developments such as migration, new public management and austerity. She studies these subjects using an innovative mixed methods approach, with a focus on qualitative techniques such as organizational ethnographies and discourse analysis.
Yvonne Benschop is Professor of Business Administration, Organizational Behavior. She is leading the multidisciplinary research hotspot Gender and Power in Politics and Management together with prof. dr. Anna van der Vleuten.
Liedeke Plate is full Professor of Culture and Inclusivity. She publishes on the subject of gender, cultural memory and women's rewriting. Her research focuses on women's rewritings of well-known, classic or canonical texts, and the material and social 'things' people do with them.
Iris van Rooij is Professor of Computational Cognitive Science at the faculty of Social Sciences and Principal Investigator at the Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour. She studies the scope and limits of cognition (including scientists’ own thinking) using formal theoretical and computational tools. Her research group contributes to critical reflection on the uses of artificial intelligence (AI) techniques (computational modeling, in particular) in science and society.
Katrine Smiet is an Assistant Professor in Gender and Diversity Studies at the Faculty of Philosophy, Theology and Religious Studies. She is a philosopher with an interdisciplinary background. Her areas of specialization are feminist philosophy and critical philosophy of race.In previous research, Katrine studied the emergence and development of intersectionality as a key framework for feminist studies. Her dissertation, Travelling Truths: Sojourner Truth, Intersectionality and Feminist Scholarship, examines how the story of Sojourner Truth has been taken up and retold by feminist scholars in different times, places, and political contexts.In her current research project, Katrine critically examines the notion of ‘the human.’ Which subjects have historically been recognized as fully human, lesser or sub-humans? The project maps key feminist, post/decolonial and anti-racist critiques and reconceptualizations of ‘the human,’in order to develop a critical intersectional humanism.
dr. Iris Sportèl is assistant professor at the Institute for Sociology of Law and the Centre for Migration Law of Radboud University Nijmegen. She studied Cultural Anthropology and Arabic Language and culture and holds a PhD from Radboud University Nijmegen (2014). Her dissertation was an interdisciplinary study of divorce in transnational Dutch-Moroccan and Dutch-Egyptian families in Morocco, Egypt and the Netherlands.
Anya Topolski is an associate professor in ethics and political philosophy at the Radboud University Nijmegen. She obtained her PhD in Philosophy at the KU Leuven (2008), for which she was awarded the Auschwitz Foundation Stichting Prize, with a focus on the political thought of Hannah Arendt and the ethics of Emmanuel Levinas and contemporary Jewish thought. Her current research is in the field of critical philosophy of race and focuses on the race-religion intersection in European.
Mieke Verloo is Professor of Comparative Politics and Inequality Issues at Radboud University in the Netherlands. She was scientific director of large research projects on gender equality policymaking in Europe (see www.mageeq.net and www.quing.eu). She has extensive consultancy and training experience on gender mainstreaming and intersectionality for several European governments and institutions. Her current research is on feminist politics and opposition to gender+ equality in Europe.