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Sara de Jong: Vita

Sara de Jong | Publications | Research Projects

Professional Positions:

  • Since April 2016 Research Fellow of the Strategic Research Area Citizenship and Governance, and co-lead of the SRA C&G research stream 'Justice, Borders, Rights' at the Open University, Milton Keynes, UK.
  • October 2015-January 2016: Visiting Professor for Development Research from a Cultural Theory Perspective, Department of Development Studies, University of Vienna
  • March 2014-June 2016: Marie Curie Research Fellow, Department of Development Studies, University of Vienna
  • Sept 2013-Jan 2014: Teaching Fellow, School of Politics, University of Amsterdam and Visiting Assistant Professor, Leiden University College the Hague, University of Leiden
  • Oct 2012-July 2013: Research Fellow, Department of Development Studies, University of Vienna (Ernst Mach Grant and Catherine van Tussenbroek fund)
  • 2011-2012: Researcher, Theory Department, Jan van Eyck Academie, Maastricht
  • Oct 2009-Sept 2012: Researcher/research manager, Atria, Institute on Gender Equality and Women’s History, Amsterdam
  • Sept-Dec 2010: Lecturer and tutor, Amsterdam University College, University of Amsterdam
  • Oct 2007-June 2009: Lecturer University of Nottingham
  • Oct 2007-Jan 2009: Lecturer Nottingham Trent University

Visiting Fellowships

  • International Institute of Social Studies, Erasmus University Rotterdam (April 2015)
  • School of Sociology and Social Policy, University of Leeds, UK (Feb 2015)
  • School of Politics and IR, University of Nottingham, UK (Feb 2014)


  • PhD Politics; Centre for the Study of Social and Global Justice, School of Politics and International Relations, University of Nottingham, UK, 2010 Thesis Title: "Performing Global Citizenship: Women NGO Workers’ Negotiations of Complicities in their Work Practices"
  • MA Critical Theory and Politics; University of Nottingham, UK, 2006
  • BA Humanities; University College Maastricht, Universiteit Maastricht, 2005  
  • PhD Research Visit, Centre for Gender Studies, University of Lund, Sweden, May 2008 

Professional Service and Memberships

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