Marjolein is a FWO post-doc fellow at the department of History. Her work is characterised by the continuous search for the voices of women in history. She is a member of the organisational team of the Cátedra 'Miguel León-Portilla' of the Centre for Mexican Studies and she collaborates with the Institute of Historical Research at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), where she worked as a post-doc fellow. In 2015, she was a visiting research assistant at Yale University. At University College London, she was awarded the Gay Clifford Award for Outstanding Women Students in 2012.