Professor Dr.

Jan Willem Duyvendak

University of Amsterdam
Social and Behavioral Sciences
Sociology, Demography, and Geography
International Honorary Member

Jan Willem Duyvendak is Director of the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities and Social Sciences and Distinguished Research Professor of Sociology at the University of Amsterdam. His main fields of research are the transformation of the welfare state, belonging and ‘feeling at home’, and nativism.

Duyvendak's books include The Politics of Home: Nostalgia and Belonging in Western Europe and the United States, Crafting Citizenship, Negotiating Tensions in Modern Society (co-authored with Menno Hurenkamp and Evelien Tonkens), European States and Their Muslim Citizens, The Impact of Institutions on Perceptions and Boundaries (co-edited with John Bowen, Christophe Bertossi, Mona Lena Krook), and Players and Arenas. The Interactive Dynamics of Protest (co-edited with James M. Jasper).

Duyvendak received his master’s degrees in both sociology and philosophy at the University of Groningen. He did his doctoral research, which dealt with new social movements, at the University of Amsterdam. Previously he was director of the Verwey-Jonker Research Institute for Social Issues and Professor of Community Development at the Erasmus University Rotterdam.

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