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Dr. L. (Liesbet) Heyse


SCOOP Board Secretary

Liesbet Heyse is associate professor of Sociology at the University of Groningen. She studies how public, nonprofit and private organizations attempt to address societal challenges through their operations. She is interested in the societal effects and performance of these organizations in relation to their governance structures and organizational practices. She applies these questions - in close collaboration with organizations involved - to specific settings, such as Dutch municipalities and NGOs working on the labor market integration of refugees and in the youth care sector, using both quantitative and qualitative methods.

Liesbet Heyse is the Secretary to the SCOOP board (0.4fte). She is also a board member of the Dutch Sociological Association, a member of the Interuniversity Center for Social Science Theory and Methodology (ICS), as well as member of the Standing Group on Organizing in and through Civil Society of the European Group of Organization Studies. Heyse has successfully completed the daily supervision of 6 Phd Projects and is currently involved in 4 SCOOP PhD projects. Amongst others, she was rewarded grants from the National Science Agenda Startimpuls, The Netherlands Organisation for Health Research and Development, and the Humanitarian Innovation Fund.

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