dr. A.J.E. (Arjen) Edzes
Born: 14 mei 1965, Hardenberg
Marital status: Married (two children)
Place of residence: Warffum
I am an associate professor and an all-around 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.
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
2017 – present: Associate 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
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