Current: Knowledge and Technology Transfer Officer

Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Innovation & Valorisation Department
TechTransfer Office

– Project proposal development with a particular focus on the social sciences and humanities
– European project proposals

 

2016 – 2017: Postdoctoral Research Associate

New York University
Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development
Department of Nutrition and Food Studies

– Project: The Representation of Street Food Trade in New York City, 1898-2000
– Supervisor: Krishnendu Ray

 

2015 – 2016: Postdoctoral Researcher and Visiting Scholar

The New School
The New School for Public Engagement
Food Studies Program
Belgian American Educational Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship
Hoover Foundation Fellow

– Project: Street Food in Twentieth-Century New York. Policy and Regulations
– Supervisor: Fabio Parasecoli

 

2014 – 2015: Guest Professor/Lecturer

Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Faculty of Economic and Social Sciences
Institute for European Studies

– Course: Cultures in Europe (MA level)

 

2013 – 2015: European Liaison Office

Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Research & Development Department

– Pre- and post-award administrative support for European project proposals

 

2009 – 2013: Ph.D. in History

Vrije Universiteit Brussel
History Department
Social & Cultural Food Studies Research Group

– Thesis: Culinary Heritagization in Flanders between 1945 and 2000. A Historical Gastrolinguistic Analysis
– Supervisor: Peter Scholliers
– Grade: Summa Cum Laude

 

2007 – 2008: MA in European Urban Cultures

Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Tilburg University
Manchester Metropolitan University
University of Arts & Design Helsinki

– Thesis: Mix and the City. Social Mix Policy in Helsinki, Manchester and Brussels. A Comparative Analysis
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Supervisor: Robert Grimm
– Grade: Distinction

 

2005 – 2007: MA in History

Vrije Universiteit Brussel
History Department

– Thesis Street Vendors in Brussels in the 19th Century
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Supervisor: Peter Scholliers
– Grade: Summa Cum Laude

 

2003 – 2005: BA in History

Vrije Universiteit Brussel
History Department

 

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