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dr. G.J. Hoetjes

dr. G.J. Hoetjes

Professional Experience

-2019-until now: Lecturer in Middle East Studies, University of Groningen

- 2018-2019: Teaching Fellow in Middle East Politics, Durham University

- 2016-2017: Postgraduate Teaching Assistant, University of Exeter


- 2015-2020: PhD in Middle East Politics, University of Exeter (passed without corrections)

- 2010-2011: Master of Arts in Gulf-studies, University of Exeter (distinction)

- 2007-2009: Master of Science in Political Science, University of Amsterdam

- 2004-2007: Bachelor of Science in Political Science, University of Amsterdam

Teaching Qualifications

2019: Associate Fellow of The Higher Education Academy

2016: Learning and Teaching in Higher Education 2 (University of Exeter)

2016: Learning and Teaching in Higher Education 1 (University of Exeter)

Media experience

Conducted several interviews to international and national media outlets for TV, radio and printed press (including BBC, Sky News, VPRO Buitenland, Nederlands Dagblad)


Hoetjes, Gertjan (2020). 'Oman: Food Security in Times of Uncertainty.' Gulf Insights 32. (Doha: Gulf Studies Center, June 2020). 

Hoetjes, Gertjan (ed.) (2019). The Gulf Monarchies and the Challenges of a Region in Flux.  (Durham, UK: HH Sheikh Nasser Mohammad al-Sabah Publication Series 29, November 2019). 

Hoetjes, Gertjan (2018). ‘Salafisme in Koeweit: van de slag in Jahra tot de financiering van de Utrechtse Al Fitrah Moskee,’ ZemZem 14, no.2 (2018): pp. 68-77.

Hoetjes, Gertjan (2016). 'Iran-GCC relations: the case of Oman' in The GCC and Iran: Prospects for Change? Edited by Maaike Warnaar, Luciano Zaccara and Paul Aarts. (London: Gerlach Press, 2016).

Auxilliary activities
Co-author Report Instute Clingendael on Saudi-Emirati Axis
Country Expert Variety of Democracy Report

Last modified:04 October 2021 10.30 a.m.

Contact information

Oude Kijk in 't Jatstraat 26
9712 EK Groningen
The Netherlands