Liesbet van Zoonen

Liesbet van Zoonen is a professor of Popular Culture, and Dean of the Erasmus Graduate School of Social Sciences and Humanities at Erasmus Univeristy Rotterdam. She held positions as professor in Communication and Media Studies at Loughborough University, as professor II at the department of media and communication in Oslo, and as a visitor at the university of west-indies and filmschool of Potsdam. In her PhD in 1991 she wrote about the media (and the women’s movement), even though she was trained as a politcal scientist. Since then, her focus lies on gender and (new) media, politics and popular culture. More information and ”must-reads” can be found on her blog.

Contact: vanzoonen@fsw.eur.nl