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dr. G.C. (Gerda) van Roozendaal

Associate Professor IRIO.
dr. G.C. (Gerda) van Roozendaal
+31 50 36 35969 (direct phone number)
+31 50 36 38986 (Secretariat IRIO)

Educational and career highlights:

Gerda van Roozendaal (1966) graduated from the University of Amsterdam  in political science (with a specialization in international relations) in 1993. After her graduation, she worked for several research projects at the University of Amsterdam, including projects on the political and economic aspects of biotechnological developments, and was an editor/manager for the Biotechnology and Development Monitor. In 2001 she received her Phd  from the University of Amsterdam (Amsterdam School for Social Science Research) for her research on the influence of trade unions on the debate related to trade and labour standards. She moved to Curaçao in 2001 where she worked as a researcher and consultant. In 2003 and 2004 she was the policy advisor at the Foreign Relations Department of the Dutch Antilles. Between 2005 and 2016 she worked as an assistant professor at the Department of IRIO at the University of Groningen, and since December 2016 as associate professor. Between August 2019 and March 2020, she served as as Deputy Director of Globalisation Studies Groningen (GSG). Her research focus is on trade-related policy issues and on institutional change. She is member editorial board of Politics and Governance. 

Together with Professor Herman Hoen (promotor) she was co-promotor to the Phd thesis of Christiaan Willem Prins ( Argued Consensus or Bargained Compromise: A Governance Approach to Assessing the Legitimacy of European Commission Legislative Proposals , 16 October 2008, University of Groningen).

Until September 2017 Gerda van Roozendaal represented the University of Groningen since it became a candidate member to the board of the Center for Latin American Research and Documentation (CEDLA) in 2007. When the RUG became a full board member in 2009, she remained one of the representatives. She also served as member and as the secretary to the board of the Department of IRIO,  as Programme Director of Graduate Studies (Master IR), and as the chair of the Programme Committee of the Department.

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