Organisation

The boards of the Graduate School


a)      The Executive Board consists of the Dean of the Graduate School and the Manager of the Graduate School.

  • Dean of the School
    prof.dr. Liesbet van Zoonen
  • Manager of the School
    drs. Jan Nagtzaam

  • The executive team is complemented by:
    • Dr. Fadi Hirzalla, senior lecturer and methodology consultant
    • Jan-Willem van der Mijde, MA, communications officer
    • Menno Verbeek, communications assistant

The contact details of the respective team members are available on the contact page.


 b)     The Supervisory Board consists of the Dean of the Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences, the Dean of the Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication, the Dean of the Erasmus School of Philosophy (ESPhil) and the Rector of the International Institute of Social Studies of Erasmus University Rotterdam.  The members are:

  • Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences (ESSB)
    prof.dr. Viktor Bekkers, chairman
  • Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication (ESHCC)
    prof.dr. Dymph van den Boom (interim)
  • Erasmus School of Philosophy (ESPhil)
    prof.dr. Frank van der Duyn Schouten (interim)
  • International Institute of Social Studies (ISS)
    prof.dr. Inge Hutter

 c)       The Programme Board consists of scientists and scholars who are active in research in their respective fields and affiliated with EGSH, and who provide advice about the Graduate School programme. The Board consists of the following members:

Faculty representatives:

PhD candidate representatives:

Chair of the PhD Council: Audrey Esteban (Institute for Housing and Urban Development, IHS)

  • Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication (ESHCC)
    Anne van Eldik (Media and Communication), Lise Zurné (History) and Apoorva Nanjangud (Arts and Culture Studies)
  • Erasmus School of Philosophy (ESPhil)​​​​​​​
    Lydia Baan Hofman (Philosophy of Man and Culture)
  • Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences (ESSB)
    Sanne van der Valk (Public Administration and Sociology) and André Mamede Soares Braga (Psychology, Education and Child Studies)
  • International Institute of Social Studies (ISS)
    Luis Artavia-Mora (Development Studies)

 d)      The PhD Council consists of PhD candidates from the various disciplines of the Graduate School. The council advises the Dean of the Graduate School, whether or not at request, about all matters

Chair: Audrey Esteban (Institute for Housing and Urban Development)
Vice chair: Lise Zurné (History)
Vice chair: Luis Artavia-Mora (International Institute of Social Studies)

  • Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication (ESHCC)
    Anne van Eldik (Department of Media and Communication)
    Lise Zurné (Department of History)
    Apoorva Nanjangud (Department of Arts and Culture Studies)
     
  • Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences (ESSB)
    Sanne van der Valk (Department of Public Administration and Sociology, DPAS)
    André Mamede Soares Braga (Department of Psychology, Education and Child Studies, DPECS)
     
  • Erasmus University College (EUC)
    André Mamede Soares Braga
     
  • Erasmus School of Philosophy (ESPhil)
    Lydia Baan Hofman (Philosophy of Man and Culture)
     
  • Institute for Housing and Urban Development (IHS)
    Audrey Esteban
     
  • International Institute of Social Studies (ISS)
    Luis Artavia-Mora

 e)      The International Advisory Committee consists of several prominent international scholars. The committee helps to reveal and confirm the quality of Graduate School's programmes and services, and advises on improvements where and when necessary. The committee consists of the following members: