Soumia Akachar

2.67, Pleinlaan 5
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Consultation by appointment

Soumia is a Doctoral Researcher at the Department of Political Science and part of the joint research programme "Evaluating Democratic Governance in Europe" (EDGE). She obtained a BA in Political Sciences with specialization in Public Administration and Public Policies, and a MA in Sociology from the University of Amsterdam (UvA). During her Bachelor, Soumia spent a semester in Lyon (France) studying International Relations at the Institut d'Etudes Politiques (Sciences Po Lyon) and interned as a research assistant at the Dutch Scientific Council for Government Policy (Wetenschappelijke Raad voor het Regeringsbeleid). Her doctoral thesis focuses on the political representation of women and ethnic minorities in Belgium. 

Research Themes


A full list of publications can be found here.