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Staff members with discipline Anthropology

Academia develops at the interface of different fields. This is one reason why the University of Groningen is home to a wide range of fields, each with a great number of subject specialists. The overview below, which is based on a standard categorization of fields, will help you find the right expert for each field. If you cannot find the expert you are looking for in this list, try searching via a related field or faculty; you may find him or her there.

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My expertise is situated in the intersections of care and religious diversity, with a strong focus on gender, sexuality and the dynamics of religion and secularity.

My research projects include research on Christianity and Pentecostalism, secularity,...
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dr. B.E. (Brenda) Bartelink
Contact
b.e.bartelink rug.nl
Function
Senior researcher / Assistant Professor
Prof. Anne Beaulieu holds the Aletta Jacobs Chair of Knowledge Infrastructures at the University of Groningen, The Netherlands.

Her research and teaching provide insights into how data is created, synthesized and transformed into evidence. She also...
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J.A. (Anne) Beaulieu, Prof
Contact
j.a.beaulieu rug.nl
Function
Aletta Jacobs Chair of Knowledge Infrastructures; Director Data Research Centre
socio-cultural anthropology, India (esp. Odisha)
theory and history of anthropology; anthropology of religion; indigenous religions; in relation to the aforementioned areas mainly the following topics: values, cosmology, ritual, food, death, cultural and...
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P. (Peter) Berger, Dr
Contact
p.berger rug.nl
Function
Associate Professor of Indian Religions and the Anthropology of Religion
Field / Discipline
Anthropology of Islam, everyday religion, pilgrimage studies,  migration & Identity, Muslims in diaspora, Dialogical Self Theory, biographical Research
prof. dr. M.W. (Marjo) Buitelaar
Contact
m.w.buitelaar rug.nl
+31 50 36 35570
Function
Professor of Contemporary Islam
Field / Discipline
Zooarchaeology; archaeology; Anthropocene; historical ecology; camels; groupers; sea turtles; archaeology of dairying; stable isotope analysis of archaeological organic remains; malacology; Bronze Age; Neolithic; Open Science; domestication
C. (Canan) Çakirlar, PhD
Contact
c.cakirlar rug.nl
Function
Senior lecturer
Field / Discipline
M. (Manoela) Carpenedo Rodrigues, PhD
Contact
m.carpenedo.rodrigues rug.nl
Function
Assistant Professor in Christian Cultural Heritage in the Global South and Marie Curie Fellow
Field / Discipline
voice technology (speech analysis, speaker-state detection, prosodic and paralinguistic phenomena)

linguistics (agglutinative morphology, subtractive disfixation, Amazonian/Andean languages, minoritized languages)

cognition (sensory perception,...
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M.L. (Matt) Coler, PhD
Contact
m.coler rug.nl
Function
Associate Professor + Director of the MSc. Voice Technology
Modern Worldviews and Culture Wars - A Transnational Conceptual History
I work on the 2023 the Dutch Research Council (NWO) funded collaborative project: 'Modern Worldviews and Culture Wars', led by Todd Weir. This project seeks to answer the question:...
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V.S. (Victor) Cova, Dr
Contact
v.s.cova rug.nl
Function
Post Doctoral Researcher
critical (multimodal) discourse analysis; political and legal discourse; migration, integration, and (un)belonging; identity; language policy and multilingualism
E.E. (Emily) Davis
Contact
e.e.davis rug.nl
Function
Long-term human-environment relationships; Indigenous history and archaeology across the circumpolar Arctic; Tuniit (Late Dorset Pre-Inuit) and Inuit culture history; Indigenous knowledge systems; ethnoarchaeology; zooarchaeology; multi-, inter- and transdisciplinary research methodologies
S.P.A. (Sean) Desjardins, Dr
Contact
s.p.a.desjardins rug.nl
+31 6 3198 3992
Function
Assistant Professor of Anthropological Archaeology
African studies, international relations and development studies, cultural heritage, non-western history, history of European expansion, history of Dutch foreign policy (colonial policy, development policy)
dr. M.R. (Michel) Doortmont
Contact
m.r.doortmont rug.nl
+31 50 36 36002
Function
Reader in International Relations and African Studies (with ius promovendi)
South America, Indigenous languages, migration, coffee, cocaine
N.Q. Emlen, PhD
Contact
n.q.emlen rug.nl
Function
Assistant Professor of Language & Culture
Sociolinguistics, Discourse Analysis, Multilingualism
J.M. (Janet, she/her) Fuller, Prof
Contact
j.m.fuller rug.nl
Function
Chair, Language and Society
Qualitative Methods
Anthropology
Social Impact Assessment
Environment, Social and Governance
International Development
Ethnography
Indigenous Ethnology
Project Management
P. (Philippe) Hanna de Almeida Oliveira, PhD
Contact
p.hanna rug.nl
+31 6 3198 5250
Function
Assistant Professor in Spatial Planning and Impact Assessment
S.K. (Stephanie) Hobbis, PhD
Contact
s.k.hobbis rug.nl
Function
Senior Research Fellow
Field / Discipline
Archaeology and Anthropology of Circumpolar Peoples and Cultures
P.D. (Peter) Jordan, PhD
Contact
p.d.jordan rug.nl
Function
Kim Knibbe is Associate Professor Anthropology and Sociology of Religion. In her work, she focuses on theorizing religion and culture inductively, based on ethnographic research, in pluralistic contexts. She has recently completed the 5 year project "Sexu... read more
dr. K.E. (Kim) Knibbe
Contact
k.e.knibbe rug.nl
+31 50 36 34585
Function
Associate Professor Sociology and Anthropology of Religion
Field / Discipline
I am a social anthropologist working on youth, gender, migration, religion, and development, often through the prism of sports in Africa.

My Marie Skłodowska-Curie postdoctoral project (2023-2025), based at the Centre for Religion, Conflict and...
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U. (Uros) Kovac, PhD
Contact
u.kovac rug.nl
Function
Marie Skłodowska-Curie Postdoctoral Fellow
Ethnography
J. (Jim) Kroezen
Contact
j.kroezen rug.nl
+31 6 5421 3655
Function
PhD candidate
Comparative history of country houses and estates in the Netherlands and Europe; Anthropology of Religion; Historical Anthropology; History and Anthropology of Elites.
prof. dr. Y.B. (Yme) Kuiper
Contact
y.b.kuiper rug.nl
Function
Emeritus Professor Faculty of Arts; endowed chair (Stichting Van der Wyck-de Kempenaer) Historic Country Houses and Estates; Emeritus Professor (endowed chair: Stichting Groninger Universiteitsfonds) Anthropology of Religion and Historical Anthropology
Field / Discipline
I am a sociologist specialized in the making of memories and heritage work in the Middle East and North Africa. My research interests analyze memorial practices, social movements, and racialization in the Modern MENA region. I lecture on political... read more
M.M.S. (Mayada) Madbouly, PhD
Contact
m.m.s.madbouly rug.nl
Function
Pilgrimage studies, Religious Tourism, Local Policy
A. (Anwar) Masduki, M
Contact
a.anwar.masduki rug.nl
Function
PhD student
As a PhD Student and Teaching & Research Staff member at the Department of Middle Eastern Studies, my academic journey is deeply rooted in history, anthropology, sociology, and cultural studies. My PhD research, titled "Ottoman Arab Migrations to Latin... read more
J.R. (José Rafael) Medeiros Coelho, MA
Contact
j.r.medeiros.coelho rug.nl
Function
Field / Discipline
Health Literacy in Cultural Context; Qualitative Research
dr. A.T. (Bettie ) Oosterhoff
Contact
a.t.oosterhoff rug.nl
Function
Assistant Professor
Field / Discipline
Z.E. Pardoel
Contact
z.e.pardoel umcg.nl
Function
Researcher and PhD-student
Field / Discipline
prof. dr. D.C.M. (Daan) Raemaekers
Contact
d.c.m.raemaekers rug.nl
+31 50 36 36723
Function
Professor of Archaeology of northwestern Europe
Jaana Serres is an anthropologist with a focus on global flows of popular culture in Africa and the Middle East. Her research investigates the construction of citizenship and practices of future-making through the lens of transnational cultural... read more
J.P.H. (Jaana) Serres, PhD
Contact
j.p.h.serres rug.nl
Function
Postdoctoral Researcher in Media, Creative Industries & Society
Svalbard; environmental memory; ethnography
Z. (Zdenka) Sokolickova, MA
Contact
z.sokolickova rug.nl
Function
postdoc
Field / Discipline
Visual Anthropology, Documentary Filmmaking, Expanded Reality, Immersive Media
A.S. (Andrew Simon) Tucker, MA
Contact
a.s.tucker rug.nl
+31 6 2922 9399
Function
PhD student
Meaningful work, Dirty work, Sensemaking, the Body, Secularity, Gender, Sexuality.

Selection of Publications:

• Wiering, J.O. (2022). ‘Why Aren’t You a Woman?’: Gender and Secular Affect in the Dutch Field of Sexual Health. New Diversities, 24(2), 59-72....
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dr. J.O. (Jelle) Wiering
Contact
j.o.wiering rug.nl
Function
postdoctoral researcher
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