Background

Former Radio Netherlands Worldwide journalist who ended up doing reseearch on media and the environment. Ba. in journalism from the Windesheim University of Applied Sicences and MSc. in Global Studies from the University of Gothenburg.

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Ongoing Research

Dissertation: Climate change has become a defining feature of our time. Aligning itself with a "non media-centric" research agenda that ventures beyond the analysis of discourse and text, the study explores experiences of climate change on the level of everyday life and the ways in which these experiences are related to media. The study critically examines these experiences - using a cosmopolitan perspective - in light of the gloomy prospects of humanity’s shared future on a planet in despair. The study unfolds through a qualitative approach using photo-elicitation (the participants take photographs in their everyday contexts) and in-depth interviews.

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