Associate Professor, Vrije Universiteit Brussel

Associate Professor
Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Department of Philosophy and Moral Sciences & Department of Political Sciences
Pleinlaan 2,
B- 1050 Brussel

Director of RHEA, Research Centre Gender, Diversity and Intersectionality
Vrije Universiteit Brussel (Brussels University), Pleinlaan 2, B- 1050 Brussel
http://www.vub.ac.be/expertisecentrum/gender-diversiteit

Email: gcoene@vub.ac.be

Education:

2004 PhD in Moral Sciences, Ghent University
1997 Teaching Qualification, Ghent University
1996 Ma in Moral Sciences, Ghent University
1994 Ba in Moral Sciences, Ghent University
1993 Ba in Social Work, University College Ghent

Academic appointments

Since 2006: assistant and associate professor at Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Dept. of Philosophy and Moral Sciences and Dept. of Political Sciences (since 2009, part-time)
2006: Warwick University, Marie Curie Post-Doctoral Fellow, School of Health and Social Sciences, Centre for Research in Ethnic Relations (Research Project: Health, Ethics and Migration)
2005: Ghent University, Post-Doctoral Researcher, Dept. of Comparative Cultural Sciences (Research Project: Gender and Migration)
1997-2004: Ghent University Academic Assistant in Ethics, Dept. of Philosophy and Moral Sciences (PhD research: Gender, Migration and Justice)

Other:
2009- 2015: part-time visiting professor - University College Brussels - Institute for Family Sciences
1996-1997: Social Worker – Refugee Centre – Bruges

Research areas: feminist theory/philosophy, ethics of care, moral anthropology, gender, sexuality and embodiment, reproductive health/rights, gender-based violence, harmful cultural practices, gender, migration, citizenship, health care, humanitarianism, humanism and secularism.
Courses: Feminist Thought; Philosophy and Ethics of Sexuality; Women and Gender Studies; Ethics; Humanist Studies; Gender, Sexuality & Diversity.

Experience

  • –present
    Associate Professor , Vrije Universiteit Brussel