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Faculty Board

Prof. dr. Andrej Zwitter Dean Campus Fryslân
Piet Bouma MA Managing Director Campus Fryslân
Max Eisenbart Student Assessor

Professional Staff

Managing director
Piet Bouma MA
Secretariat

Juliette Wiersma

Board secretary

Paula Schuit

Board secretary

Leonne Huizinga Support chairs

Education Support and Development

Ir. Chantal Vrijhof

Policy advisor education

Hester Hilverda Student Service desk
Alessia Roggeri Student Service desk
Marieke de Smet

Educational secretary & Student Service Desk

Lily Kruiger, MA

Education Developer

Marijke Huisman-Wolters

Admission & recruitment officer masters

Drs. Maaike Moltzer

Study Advisor

Bianca Dijkstra Student Support Officer bachelor Data Science and Society
Facility Services
Githe van der Meulen Facility manager
Bernd Visser AV management & internal services

Bert Kamstra

Beadle

Meryem Riad

Front office & Beadle
Leonne Huizinga Front office
Luis Gasser Front office
Research Institue & Graduate School Support
Dr. Joop Houtman Coordinator Graduate School

Rachael Fletcher

Grant Officer / Privacy and Security Coordinator

Marketing, Communication & International affairs
Inge Nummerdor Communications officer
Svitlana Kharchenko Recruiment marketing officer
Engelien Reitsma, MBA Manager Marketing and Communications
Amaranta Luna Arteaga, Ma Student Recruitment and Internationalization Officer
Rowan-Niels Spinder Relations Management Officer
Hadassa van de Griend Content marketer
UCF Management
Ineke Visser, MSc Education coordinator University College Fryslân
Sinead Walsh, MSc Recruitment and admissions officer
Dr. Indira van der Zande Programme Director University College Fryslân
Jasper Vos Study Advisor bachelor GRL

Sustainable Entrepreneurship in a Circular Economy (SECE)

Chair
Prof. dr. Gjalt de Jong Professor Sustainable Entrepreneurship in a Circular Economy
SECE Academic Staff
Dr. Emma Folmer Assistant Professor Sustainable Entrepreneurship
Dana Schadenberg Research assistent
Dr. Maaike de Jong Assistant Professor Sustainable Entrepreneurship
Dr. Thomas Long Assistant Professor Sustainable Entrepreneurship
Drs. Hans van Polen Lecturer Sustainable Entrepreneurship
Dr. Berfu Ünal Assistant Professor Social Psychology
Dr. Niels Faber Assistant Professor Sustainable Entrepreneurship
Josefine Geiger, MSc

Lecturer Explaining Human Behaviour

Dr. Pelin Gül

Assistent Professor Social Psychology

Prof. Oscar Couwenberg (hon)
SECE PhD Students
Hellen Dawo, MSc
Manon Eikelenboom, MSc
Femke Vrenegoor
Hüseyin Can Saral
Valerija Golubic
Jens Kaus
Eric Fath-Kolmes

Governance and Innovation (G&I)

Chair
Prof. dr. Andrej Zwitter Professor Governance and Innovation
G&I Academic Staff
Anno Bunnik Researcher
Dr. Elena Cavagnaro Associate Professor Sustainable Leadership
Dr. Indira van der Zande Programme director University College Fryslân
Dr. Oskar Gstrein Assistant Professor Governance and Innovation
Dr. Karsten Schulz Assistant Professor Governance & Innovation
Lucia Tomassini Teacher GRL
Dr. Ofer Engel Assistant Professor in Data science
Tim Huiskes, MA Lecturer Key Political Thinkers
Dr. Stefan Hartman

Teacher Cultural Geography, track Sustainable Tourism

Vijaya Kedari
Prof. Patrick Verkooijen (hon.)
Robert Coelen (hon.)
PhD Students
Anno Bunnik
Eko Rahmadian
Taís Blauth
Tim Huiskes

Hamed Seddighi Khadiva

Germain Abdul-Rahman

Global and Local Governance (GLG)

Chair
Prof. dr. Caspar van den Berg Professor Global and Local Governance
Academic Staff
Corwin de Wolf Researcher
Dr. Elise Rouméas Assistant Professor in Political Philosophy and Leadership
Dr. Maeve McKeown

Assistant Professor Political Science

Dr. Marianna Papakonstantinou

Assistant Professor Economics and Sustainability

Dr. Meghan Muldoon

Assistant Professor Sustainable Tourism

Prof. dr. Michiel Herweijer Professor Law and Public Governance
Dr. Ronan McDermott

Assistant Professor Climate Adaptation Governance

Dr. Tim van Zutphen

Assistant Professor Health and Food

Prof. dr. Jouke de Vries (hon) Professor Governance and Public Policy
PhD Students
Abe Hendriks
Bram van Vulpen
Alex Belloir
Anna Mikhaylovskaya
Constant Hatenboer
Sofie Dreef
Junyu Zhang
Vasco Ferreira
Lije Dong

Sustainable Health (SH)

Chair
Dr. Valentina Gallo

Associate Professor Health and Food

Scientific staff
Dr. Sepideh Yousefzadeh

Assistant Professor Global Health

Dr. Tim van Zutphen

Research Programme Manager/Assistant Professor Health and Food

PhD students
Beorn Nijenhuis
Dionne Sizoo
Edith Visser
Halim Albakkor
Hilde de Vries
Lise Beumeler
Vasco Ferreira
Wido Heeman

Language, Technology and Culture (LTC)

Chair
Dr. Matt Coler Assistant Professor
Scientific staff
Dr. Jelske Dijkstra

Developer MSc Voice Technology

Dr. Nick Emlen

Assistant Professor Language & Culture

Shekhar Nayak
Dr. Vass Verkhodanova

Assistent professor Voice Technology/ teacher language and communicatie in the GRL

PhD students
Bianca Dijkstra
Jesse van Amelsvoort
Phat Do
Vincent Boswijk
Xiyuan Go

Knowledge Infrastructures (KI)

Chair
Prof. dr. Anne Beaulieu

Professor of Knowledge Infrastructures. Aletta Jacobs Chair; Director Data Research Centre

Scientific staff
Dr. Carol Garzon Lopez

Assistant Professor Earth and Environmental

Vacancy

Assistant Professor Data Sciences

Dr. Maarten Loonen

Associate Professor Arctic Ecology

Dr. Sarah Feron

Assistant Professor for Sustainability and Environmental Sciences

Dr. Tabish Ansari

Assistant Professor in Earth & Energy

PhD students
Clarisse Kraamwinkel
Farzaneh Taksibi
Selen Eren
Xiaoyao Han

Faculty Council

Amaranta Luna Arteaga (staff) Chair
Taís Blauth (PhD scholarship student) Member
Dr. Sepideh Yousefzadeh (staff) Member
Halim Albakkor (staff) Member
Hannah Huber (UCF student) Member
Silke Huizenga (UCF student) Member
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