Marjolein is FWO Research Fellow at the UAntwerp Department of History and Assistant Professor of Modern Cultural History at Radboud University. She specializes in 20th-century gender history and popular culture in Western Europe and North and Latin America. Marjolein obtained her PhD in History at University College London. She worked as a postdoctoral fellow at the National Autonomous University of Mexico and as a lecturer at KU Leuven and the Escuela Nacional de Antropología e Historia. She conducted research visits at El Colegio de México and at Yale University.