Work Experience and Previous Positions

Associate Professor of Urban Regeneration

October 2015 - Present

Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment, Delft University of Technology. 

Apart from my research, teaching and management responsibilities, I supervise several PhD students, with Prof. Maarten van Ham

  • Aya El-Waghee - Towards Integrating Community-Based Neighborhood Retrofitting Programs in Greater Cairo Region.

  • Anouk Koekkoek - Global Universities and Local Community Engagement.

  • Nuha Al Sader - The Role of Entrepreneurial Citizenship in Urban Regeneration.

  • Igor Costarelli - Reframing the Concept ‘Social Mix’ in a Post-Crisis, Hyper-Diverse Europe (joint supervision with Dr. Silvia Mugnano, University of Milano de Bicocca, Italy) - thesis defended on 11 February 2019.

  • Xin Li - The Experiences of Residents Facing Impending Demolition and Relocation in Shenyang City, China - thesis defended on 15 June 2018.

  •  Merle Zwiers - Trajectories of Neighbourhood Changethesis defended on 14 September 2018.

  • Elise de Vuijst - Intergenerational Transmission of Neighbourhood Effects - completed but thesis not defended.

  • Steven Kromhout - Social Housing Allocation and Search Strategies of Individual House Seekers

  • Sanne Boschman - Selective Mobility, Segregation and Neighbourhood Effects - thesis defended on 12 November 2015.

Assistant Professor of Urban Renewal

January 2013 - September 2015

Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment, Delft University of Technology.

Besides my research and management responsibilities, I co-ordinated or taught the following courses:

  • SPM4730 - Strategies of Urban Restructuring (4000 level)

  • BK4AC2 - Empirical Research Skills (2000 level)

Assistant Professor of Urban Geography

January 2013 -  July 2013

University College Roosevelt, the International Honours College of Utrecht University at Middelburg. 

I was an instructor (temporary replacement) in the following courses, together with Dr. Tuna Tasan-Kok and Dr. Evert Meijers:

  • SSC 141 Introduction to Human Geography

  • SSC 244 Urban Geography