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Assistant professor position at U of Toronto

That’s it… I am moving to Canada…! But really! I am very happy and proud to announce that I have accepted a position as tenure track Assistant Professor Media Studies at the University…

Nominated as Person of the Year!

There’s a first for everything! Folia (the University of Amsterdam’s independent magazine) nominated me as one of the 10 (wo)men of the year. PhD-student Sicco de Knecht came in first for his role…

Three Red Dot Awards for Speeljetoekomst.nu!

A year ago I posted here about the relaunch of SpeelJeToekomst.nu (PlayYourFuture.now). The website is a free educational tool by Aegon that teaches (Dutch) users about their financial future and pension in a…

Grand Theft Auto 5 related coverage

  In my PhD I called Grand Theft Auto IV an uber-blockbuster. Or better yet, an uber-Triple-A-game. As is GTA5. The hype, the launch, and of course the game itself is massive in…

BREAKING: Post-doc position at University of Amsterdam

  It’s official and it’s incredibly good news. Last year I put in a grant proposal at NWO (Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research) as part of the “Topsectoren” policy framework. There were 96…

Stories on the US elections (part 1)

The last two weeks I’ve been on the road quite a bit to visit crucial swing states on the East Coast. Starting in my “second hometown” Boston to visit the always exciting Harvard…

Next stop: USA

The coming weeks I’ll be roadtripping through the east coast. Starting in Boston, towards NH, OH, VA, NC, and election day in Miami, FL! If you have any tips where to go, who…

Speeljetoekomst.nu live!

For a year I have been involved with Flight 1337, a promising Amsterdam-based engagement agency, as a co-founder and Chief Commercial Officer. My tenure is over and I will move on to other…

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