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V.R. (Rodrigo) Gonzalez Alvarez, Dr

PhD candidate


My expertise and interest are LGBTQIA+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, Asexual/Aromantic and questioning) children and youth in the child protection system (CPS). I am currently working on the Audre project which focuses on the experiences of LGBTQIA+ youth from their own perspective and also from their carers and professionals` perspective. 

More specifically, my research focuses on the resilience, personal and community-based, of LGBTQIA+ youth in the CPS.

Other topics: Child and family welfare; inequalities in child protection;  family foster care; residential child and youth care; LGBTQIA+ youth in care; participation of children and families in the child protection system. 
Last modified:25 June 2022 10.32 a.m.

Contact information

Hoendiepskade 23-24
The Netherlands
Oude Kijk in 't Jatstraat 26
9712 EK Groningen
The Netherlands

Hanzeplein 1 9713 GZ Groningen

Job title:
PhD Student
Working hours:
Monday- Friday 9:00 til 17:30