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Gender and Sexuality Studies

Below a snapshot of some of our researchers with expertise in the fields of gender and sexuality studies.

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Laurens Buijs

Credits: Unknown

Dr Laurens Buijs

Laurens Buijs is a sociologist who conducts research on gay emancipation. His areas of expertise are violent homophobia, sexuality, gender, ethnicity, LGBT issues, emancipation and prostitution.


Marie-Louise Janssen, Sociology

Credits: Dirk Gillissen

Dr Marie-Louise Janssen

Marie-Louise Janssen is a cultural anthropologist and a lecturer in gender and sexuality studies at the UvA’s Sociology department. Her areas of expertise are prostitution, migration and human trafficking. Her current research project focuses on sexuality, sex work and students.


Published by  UvA Persvoorlichting

3 July 2017