Medewerkers


dr. Anne Bergmans

Research cluster: Science and Society; Urban and Environmental studies
Research topics: Environmental sociology; Sociology of safety and risk; Science and technology studies; Risk governance; Societal resilience; 
 Sustainability; Radioactive waste management; Emergency planning

Didier Boost
Research cluster: Social work and welfare studies
Research topics: Social Work; Realist Evaluation; Cricital Realism; Evidence-based practice; Organizational Integration

 

Johan Boxstaens
Research cluster: Social work and welfare studies
Research topics: Social work; Criminal justice; Community supervision; Theory of social work; Social work methods

 

Björn Carré
Research cluster: Social work and welfare studies; Science and society
Research topics: Civil society; Marketization; Advocacy; Nonprofit-business; Hybridity; Social Work

 

Jill Coene
Research cluster: Social work and welfare studies
​Research topics: Poverty; Social Policy; Energy Poverty


 

Dries Coertjens
Research cluster: Urban and Environmental Studies
Research topics: Environment; Risk Perception; Risk Communication; Participation; Environmental governance

 

dr. Pieter Cools
Research cluster: Urban and Environmental Studies; Social Work and welfare studies; Science and society
​Research topics: Need politics; Social innovation; Participation; Welfare reform; Organizational hybridity

 

dr. Ann Crabbé
Research cluster: Urban and Environmental Studies; Science and society
​Research topics: Environmental policy sciences; Policy arrangements; Policy evaluation; Multi-actor governance; Water policy; Participation; Knowledge arrangements

 

Clemens de Olde
Research cluster: Urban and Environmental Studies
​Research topics: Urban sociology; Sociology of space; Spatial planning; Spatial governance; Planning culture; Cities

 


Joaquin de Santos
Research cluster: Urban and Environmental Studies
​Research topics: Urban policy; Critical discourse analysis; Comparative approach; Economic policy; Social policy

 

Els De Waele
Research cluster: Social Work and welfare studies; Science and society
​Research topics: Social policy; Local governance; Civil society; Community development; Participation

 

Lise Dheedene
Research cluster: Urban and Environmental Studies; Social work and welfare studies
​Research topics: Solidarity; Diversity; Sociology of religion; Faith-based organisations; Urban environment

 

Elien Diels
Research cluster: Urban and Environmental Studies
​Research topics: Integration policy; Diversity and migration; Refugee reception; Collaborative governance; Civil society


 

Dries Dingenen
Research cluster: Social work and welfare studies; Science and society
​Research topics: Social work; Poverty; Stakeholder and citizen participation; Action research

 

Ariadne Driezen
Research cluster: Urban and Environmental Studies
​Research topics: Social identity studies; Symbolic boundary work; Education and youth; Cultural sociology; Sociology of religion; Diversity

 

Benoït El-Achkar
Research cluster: Urban and Environmental Studies; Science and Society
​Research topics: Environmental sociology; Science and Technology Studies; Sustainability transitions; Urban Sociology; Public sociology; Political ecology

 

Sara Elloukmani
Research cluster: Social work and welfare studies
​Research topics: Poverty; Diversity; Labour market; Social Work; Migrants

 


Robbe Geerts

Research cluster:  Urban and Environmental Studies; Science and society
​Research topics: Environmental sociology; Social class; Sustainability; Risk perception; Sociology of science and knowledge; Water consumption and production
 

Prof. dr. Wim Hafkamp (geassocieerd lid)
Research cluster: 
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Dirk Holemans
Research cluster: Urban and Environmental Studies
​Research topics: Commons; Political Economy; Political and Social Sciences; Political Ecology; Transition theory

 

Hans Jonker
Research cluster:  Urban and Environmental Studies
​Research topics:  Risk communication; Risk perception; Cultural sociology; Identity construction; Substance use; Symbolic interactionism

 

Imane Kostet
Research cluster: Urban and Environmental Studies
​Research topics: Identity studies; Diversity; Educational inequality; Culture and stratification; Sociology of childhood; Cultural sociology

 

Thomas Kuyper
Research cluster: Urban and Environmental Studies; Science and society
​Research topics: Urban sociology; Urban agriculture; Stakeholders and citizen participation; Environmental governance; Landscape and urban planning; Political ecology
 

Fatima Laoukili
Research cluster: Urban and Evironmental Studies; Social work and welfare studies
​Research topics: Urban sociology; Diversity; Migrants; Civil Society; Social work; Social changes



Prof. dr. Ilse Loots
Research cluster: Urban and Environmental Studies; Science and society
​Research topics: Environmental policy sciences; Interdisciplinary environmental sciences; Risk Communication and governance; Knowledge arrangements; Environmental health; Science-policy interface; Stakeholder mapping
 

Prof. dr. Pieter Maeseele (geassocieerd lid)
Research cluster: Science and society
​Research topics: Media Sociology; Democratic theory; Journalism; Science and Environmental communication; Discourse analysis

 

Elien Mathys
Research cluster: Social Work and welfare studies
​Research topics: Social change theory of social work; Social Work; Social Policy; Social Justice; Social Rights

 

Laura May (geassocieerd lid)
Research cluster: Urban and Environmental Studies
​Research topics: Urban history; Suburbanisation; Political economy; Place-making; Land development

 

Bert Morrens
Research cluster: Urban and Environmental Studies, Social Work and welfare studies
​Research topics: Environmental health; Social inequality; Participation; Risk communication; Environmental justice

 

Gaëlle Mortier
Research cluster: Urban and Enviromental Studies; Social work and welfare studies
Research topics: Solidarity in diversity; Integration policy; Active citizenship; Local governance; Migration; Volunteer work

 

Prof. dr. Stijn Oosterlynck
Research cluster: Urban and Environmental Studies; Social work and welfare studies
Research topics: Urban sociology; Diversity; Poverty; Social Innovation; Community development

 


Prof. dr. Peter Raeymaeckers

Research cluster: Social work and welfare studies
Research topics: Social work; Governance; Public-nonprofit collaborations; evaluation studies
 

Arne Saeys
Research cluster: Urban and Environmental Studies
​Research topics: Diversity; Urban sociology; Migration; Integration; Refugees; Cultural Studies; Media Studies; Psychology

 

Prof. dr. Mieke Schrooten
Research cluster: Social work and welfare studies
Research topics: (trans)migration, informal social work practices, transnational social work, hidden homelessness


 

Elias Storms
Research cluster: Social work and welfare studies; Science and society
​Research topics: Cultural Sociology; Economic Sociology; Debt & Society; Sociology of the Digital World; Sociology of Knowledge

 

Michiel Van Dam
Research cluster: Urban and Environmental Studies
​Research topics: Solidarity; Diversity; Intellectual history of sociology; Economic theology; Sociology of religion

 

dr. Sylvie Van Dam
Research cluster: Social work and welfare studies; Urban and Environmental Studies
​Research topics: Poverty; Diversity; Social work; Capabilities; Migrant organizations; Networks; Urban sociology

 

Ewoud Vandepitte
Research cluster: Urban and Environmental Studies; Science and society
​Research topics: Environmental justice; Climate change; Public sociology; Social movements; Ethnography; Symbolic interactionism; Sociology of knowledge; Sociology of emotions

 

Prof. dr. Frédéric Vandermoere
Research cluster: Urban and Environmental Studies; Science and society
Research topics: Environmental sociology; Sustainability transitions; Science and technology studies; Public sociology; Risk and uncertainty; Sustainable consumption; Environmental activism
 


Bregje Van Deun

Research cluster: Urban and Environmental Studies
​Research topics: Cultural Sociology; Sociological Theory


 

dr. Robin Vandevoordt
Research cluster: Urban and Environmental Studies; Social work and welfare studies
​Research topics: Cultural sociology; Sociological theory; Citizenship studies; Refugee Studies; Migration studies; Political sociology; Social work

 

Elisabet Van Wymeersch (geassocieerd lid)
Research cluster: Urban and Environmental Studies
​Research topics: Urban politics; Planning theory; Political Philosophy; Land use conflict; Social transformation

 

Bart Verhaeghe
Research cluster: Urban and Environmental Studies; Social work and welfare studies
​Research topics: Civil society organisatisations; Social innovation

 

dr. Caroline Vermeiren
Research cluster:
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Prof. dr. Gert Verschraegen
Research cluster: Science and Society; Urban and Environmental studies
Research topics: Cultural Sociology; Sociological Theory; Diversity and migration; Sociology of science and knowledge

 

Dr. Nathan Wittock
Research cluster: Science and Society
Research topics: Science and Technology Studies; Political Sociology; Social Theory; Citizenship; Ontological politics; Medical sociology; Societal transformation

 

Vrijwillig medewerkers

Ypmkje Albeda
 

 

 

prof. dr. Danielle Dierckx
 

 

 

Hannelore Mees
 

 

 

Luc Rombout

 



 

Kirsten Vanderplanken
 

 

 

Nicolas Van Puymbroeck
 

 

 

Em. prof. dr. Jan Vranken

Research cluster: Social work and welfare studies; Science and Society; Urban and Environmental Studies
Reserach topics: Poverty & exclusion; Social stratification; Welfare State; Urban Sociology; Diversity; Migration; Sociological Theory

 

Contact

woordvoerder
Prof. Stijn Oosterlynck
Stadscampus, gebouw M
M.231
Sint-Jacobstraat 2
2000 Antwerpen
België
Tel. +32 (0)3 265 52 81
stijn.oosterlynck@uantwerpen.be