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dr. A.J.E. Edzes

Assistant professor
dr. A.J.E. Edzes
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You can find a CV including a complete list of publications and activities here.

Personal details

Born: 14 mei 1965, Hardenberg
Nationality: Netherlands
Marital status: Married (two children)  
Place of residence: Warffum 

General profile

I am an assistant professor and an all-round senior policy adviser, currently employed by the Department of Economic Geography of the University of Groningen. Although I have now a strong focus on scientific research, I have a long professional career in management consulting with regional and local authorities and institutions. I am driven by substantive agenda's and innovative and creative solutions for complex issues as inspiration for research that is socially relevant and among else leads to publications in leading international scientific journals.

Education

2010: PhD at University of Groningen, Faculty of Spatial Sciences, Department of Economic Geography. Thesis title (only in Dutch): Work and Social Assistance: labour market strategies of municipalities. (Werk en bijstand: arbeidsmarktstrategieën van gemeenten). Maastricht: Shaker Publishing. Promotor: Prof. Dr. J. van Dijk.

1991: MA (in Dutch: doctoraal) in labour and organization sociology, University of Groningen, Faculty of Behavioural and Social Sciences

1988: BA (in Dutch: propedeuse) in Labour & Organization Sociology, University of Groningen, Faculty of Behavioural and Social Sciences.

1986: BC (in Dutch: HBO) in Cultural Welfare Work, at Academy of Social and Cultural Labour, Groningen

Employment history

2017 – present: Assistant Professor and senior researcher at University of Groningen, Faculty of Spatial Sciences, Department of Economic Geography

2004 – 2015: Research associate and senior researcher at University of Groningen, Faculty of Spatial Sciences, Department of Economic Geography

2004 – 2008: Management consultant at CAB Groningen

2004 – 2008: Lecturer at University of Groningen, Faculty of Behavioural and Social Sciences, Department of Sociology

2001 – 2004: Management consultant at Deloitte Consultancy, department strategic advisory,

1991 – 2000: Contract research and management consultant at CAB Groningen

Last modified:30 May 2019 3.20 p.m.

Contact information

Landleven 1
9747 AD Groningen
The Netherlands

Faculty of Spatial Sciences

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