Profile and short cv
Drs. Jolanda Robinson is currently a PhD candidate in the Governance and Inclusive Development Group (ASSIR-GID). Her professional career experience has encompassed both the educational and business spheres. She is an American/Dutch national. She has taught in the Netherlands, China, and Ethiopia, as well as conducting research in the Netherlands. Her experience in the ICT-sector encompasses program management, sales and recruitment in international and national ICT company contexts. She is currently associated with the Africa-Europe Institute for Capacity Building and Human Resource Development (Foundation).
Cambridge CELTA (Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, November 2012).
Netherlands Research School for Women’s Studies (NOV) (certificate four courses completed Feb-May 2000).
University of Amsterdam – International Relations, MA (Drs.) (1992-1994).
Golden Gate University, USA – Business and Humanities, BA (1989-1991).
American University of Paris – Paralegal Certificate International Trade Law, 1991.
Completed research includes citizen participation project for a concept public policy plan and a citizen participation social engagement project related to ICTs. Current research interests: international organisations, gender policy and the ICT-sector, gender and development and gender mainstreaming policy, gender power relations and the ICT-sector in global, transnational and African contexts.
University of Utrecht, Faculty of Arts
Lecturer, assistant lecturer and work group leader toBA and MA students for the following courses: New Media, New Citizenship; New Media and Participation Culture; Repertoire film, Television and New Media; Gender and Ethnicity in Europe; led work group for Filosofie van de ICT (Philosophy of ICT, one semester), 2003-2005.
Studium Generale, The Next Gender-Ations, November 2003.
NOISE European Summer School, September 2003; Symposium presentation: Gender and ICT: Where are we at? January 2003.
Specialisatie Commissie Vrouwenstudies, 2003-2004; New Media and Digitale Cultuur Commission, 2003-2004; ICT-Werkgroep OGC, 2003-2004.
Tutor to 1st year Theatre, Film and Television students, 2003-2004.
University of Amsterdam, Faculty of Law
Taught in the LLM program; gave hands-on workshop and lecture about the Internet to civil servants from the Ministry of Justice at The Ethiopian Civil Service College in 1999.
Critical international relations theory, inclusive development, international organisations, citizen participation, civil society, capacity building, gender and technology, ICT and governance, governance and development, hegemonic masculinity, gender and feminist theory.