Joshua is currently enrolled as a doctoral candidate at the Department of Sociology (University of Antwerp). He is affiliated to the Antwerp branch of ECOOM, the Center of Expertise for Research and Development Monitoring. There he conducts resarch on processes of specialization and interdisciplinarity in the social sciences and humanities. To this end, he combines theoretical insights from the sociology of sciece with bibliometric and informetric techniques. He likes to spend his spare time hiking, drawing, or cooking Italian food. He is a member of the editorial board of Sociologie Magazine. Joshua holds a bachelor degree in special education (2012, AP University College), a master's degree in Sociology and a master's degree in Conflict and Development Studies (2015 & 2017, Ghent University).