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Board of Studies

Social Sciences

The Board of Studies advises the CSS/GSSS Director on all matters concerning the College/Graduate School of Social Sciences. The BoS is important for students because they are represented in this committee and therefore also participate in decision-making.

College of Social Sciences

The Board of Studies (BoS) of the College of Social Sciences comprises the CSS Director, the Programme Directors and one or more student members. The current members are:

  • Richard van der Wurff (director)
  • Marcel Maussen (Political Science)
  • Michaela Hordijk (Interdisciplinary Social Sciences)
  • Gerben Moerman (Sociology)
  • Milena Veenis (Anthropology)
  • Hebe Verrest (Human Geography and Urban and Regional Planning)
  • Casper Colenbrander (student member)

Other participants

  • Daphne van der Werf (head educational office )
  • Karen Schiffner (policy officer)

Student representation in Board of Studies

The BoS student member has a seat in het board of the College of Social Sciences and is the intermediary between the managing board and the students in the Bachelor's programmes of the College of Social Sciences.

The BoS student is present in meetings of programme committees as a listener and gives solicited and unsolicited advice to the CSS director.

Graduate School of Social Sciences

The Board of Studies (BoS) of the Graduate School of Social Sciences comprises the GSSS Director, the Programme Directors and two student members.The current members are:

  • Dr Annette Freyberg-Inan (director)
  • Dr Kristine Krause (Social and Cultural Anthropology)
  • Dr Hebe Verrest (Human Geography and Urban and Regional Planning)
  • Dr Luc Fransen (Political Science and Conflict Resolution and Governance)
  • Dr Marguerite van den Berg (Sociology)
  • Dr Courtney Vegelin (International Development Studies, Research Master International Development Studies)
  • Dr Trudie Gerrits (Medical Anthropology and Sociology)
  • Dr Alex van Venrooij (Research Master Social Sciences)
  • Dr Richard Ronald (Research Master Urban Studies)

Student members in Board of Studies

Would you like to know what the Board of Studies' student members actually do? Contact them via email at boss-gsss@uva.nl