Prof. Giselinde Kuipers
Kuipers is a professor of cultural sociology at the University of Amsterdam in the Netherlands. She studied cultural anthropology at Utrecht University, with a brief stint at the University of Seville in Spain. In 2001, she received her Ph.D. in Sociology (with distinction) from the University of Amsterdam. Before taking up her current position, Kuipers worked in the Department of Communication Studies at the University of Amsterdam, spent a year as visiting fellow at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, USA, and was a postdoc at Erasmus University Rotterdam (Netherlands). In 2010, she received a Starting Grant from the ERC.