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prof. dr. I. Hutter

Professor Demography
prof. dr. I. Hutter
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Current positions

Inge Hutter is dean of the Faculty of Spatial Science, professor of demography.


From 2006 to 2008, Inge Hutter was vice-dean of the Faculty of Spatial Sciences - in that position she was director of URSI , the Urban and Regional Studies Institute, that coordinates research projects in the field of urban and regional planning, demography and human and economic geography within the Faculty of Spatial Sciences at the University of Groningen. From January to August 2009, professor Hutter enjoyed a part-time sabbitcal in which she wrote a book on qualitative research methods (with Monique Hennink and Ajay Bailey for Sage), at NIAS in Wassenaar.

Regarding demographic research, Inge Hutter mostly conducts and supervises action-oriented research projects. A strong focus in her research work are cultural aspects of reproductive health. Working together with local NGOs, research institutes and universities in India and Bangladesh, Inge has conducted and instigated many research projects and a health educational campaign based on research results. More information on research projects in the field of 'reproductive health and culture'.


Inge Hutter graduated in 1988 in Non-Western Demography (University of Groningen) and Cultural Anthropology (Utrecht University). She received her PhD cum laude in 1994. Her dissertation concerned the nutrition of women during pregnancy and the well-being of their children in rural South India. Inge was appointed professor of demography in 2004. Her inaugural lecture was entitled 'Cultuur als perspectief' (Culture as perspective). 

Last modified:06 November 2012 01.31 a.m.

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Landleven 1
9747 AD Groningen
The Netherlands

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+31 50 36 38666 (Secretary office)
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