Teaching & Supervising

Member of the Evaluation Committee of the PhD thesis of Lilia Efimova, “Passion at Work: blogging practices of knowledge workers”, Utrecht University, 22 June 2009.

Examiner and 2d supervisor Masters thesis “Pervasive Computing and the Visual Syntax of Data Framing”, Matthijs Vincent Kouw, MSc Thesis Science and Technology Studies, 30 August 2006, University of Amsterdam (1st supervisor dr. Chunglin Kwa).

With Clifford Tatum and Julie Vilegas (Honours Programme University of Washington, Seattle) and with the International School for Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Amsterdam: The Summer School “Paradox and Progress: Exploring Urban Culture in Amsterdam through Interdisciplinary e-Research” (17 students from the University of Washington spent a month in Amsterdam taking classes on urban culture and doing social science field work by e-research tools). VKS teachers: Paul Wouters (VKS), Anne Beaulieu (VKS), Richard Rogers (University of Amsterdam), Matthijs Kouw (University of Amsterdam), Marcel Ras (KB – National Library Netherlands).

External examiner PhD thesis “Considering internet scholarship – in theory and practice”, Denise Rall, School of Environmental Science and Management, Southern Cross University, Lismore, Australia

Member Promotion Committee PhD thesis Piet Verhoeven, “Stuivertje Wisselen. Over de plaats van wetenschap en journalistiek in medische televisieprogramma’s in Nederland tussen 1961 en 2000″, 21 April 2005, University of Amsterdam

Course Methodology and Techniques of the Social Sciences, International School for Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Amsterdam, February-May 2005, Amsterdam

University of Vienna, External Member of the Habilitationskommission Dr. Michael Nentwich, Cyberscience; Research in the Age of the Internet, in Science and Technology Studies, 16 March 2004, Vienna, Austria

University of Brighton, External Examiner at the PhD examination of Jenny Fry, The Cultural Shaping of Scholarly Communication within Academic Specialisms, 16 July 2003, Brighton, UK

University of Tampere, Opponent at the PhD examination of Iina Hellsten, The Politics of Metaphor, 7 June 2002, Tampere, Finland

Courses given (Masters Education):

  • Science and Society
  • Science Journalism
  • Science and the Media
  • Cyberscience
  • Methodology and Techniques of the Social Sciences, International School for Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam

Supervisor of several Masters theses.