OUR TEAM

Fatima El Bouk
Fatima El Bouk specializes in professional development. For the lectorate she has developed and educational approach to negotiating behaviors in the classroom. She is working on a collaboration between MBO and HBO professionals in order to improve the transition from MBO to HBO. She will also serve on the curriculum development team of the new Master’s in Global and Inclusive Learning. Fatima is an instructor in the department of Social Work. Currently without a lector the research group unanimously has selected Fatima El Bouk as the key contact person for the group.
Ruben Boers
Ruber Boers is interested in giving voice to the stories of marginalized people. For the lectorate he is working along with local activists into what is necessary to provide educational opportunities for undocumented populations. Ruben has contributed to development of the Power House, a support program for delayed students along with Daniël Rambaran and Hester Brauer. From this program they have developed public lessons on Stigma and Symbolic Mastery. Daniël, Ruben and Karym have investigated intricacies of men in social sciences in a project called Men at Work. Ruben is an instructor in the department of Social Work.
Hannah Boekestijn
Hannah Boekestijn is a member of the Student Branch team. She works on student mobilization, and student empowerment programs such a Coffee Chat, Hang in There, and working with Bert van den Bergh on mental health support. Hannah has been part of the original development team of the Inclusivity Pathway Training. She is responsible for all social media of the Student Branch. She is a graduate of Leiden University of Applied Sciences.
Memon Boukiour
Memon Boukiour has done research on how global citizenship is experienced and promoted within the program of Dietary studies. Memon serves on the Global Citizenship Certificate program team. Memon contributes to professional development training programs at The Hague University of Applied Sciences. He has contributed to the development of the Inclusivity Pathway Training. Memon is an instructor in the department of Dietary Studies.
Cateleine de Jong
Cateleine de Jong is the lead person of the CarE program, a support program and affiliated research in community building for first year students from the Dutch Caribbean. She has contributed to the development of the Inclusivity Pathway Training and has specialized in the concept of “discomfort” as an obstacle to inclusion. Cateleine is an instructor in the department of Facility Management. ​
Karym Leito
Karym Leito is a member of the Student Branch Team. Karym currently does his Master’s research on students and belonging from a socio-ecological perspective. Karym works on student mobilization. He is a member of the CarE team along with Cateleine de Jong and Tamara Martina (Dept of Nursing). Karym has worked with Industrial Design Engineering student Alizee Bollen on a mobile art instillation on inclusion. Karym, Daniël, and Ruben have investigated intricacies of men in social sciences in a project called Men at Work. Karym is a graduate of The Hague University of Applied Sciences Department of Social Work and is a Master’s student in Anthropology at the University of Amsterdam.​
Daniël Rambaran

Daniël Rambaran heads the development of a minor for the lectorate entitled: The Art of Inclusivity. Daniël has contributed to development of the Power House, a support program for delayed students along with Ruben Boers and Hester Brauer. From this program they have developed public lesson on Stigma and Symbolic Mastery. Daniël, Ruben and Karym have investigated intricacies of men in social sciences in a project called Men at Work. Daniël is a Team leader in the department of Social Work.

Winnie Roseval
Winnie Roseval leads the Student Branch team. She works on the development of the Inclusivity Pathway Training. She holds various duties in the MBO-HBO transition program. She trains students to serve as mentors and supports for incoming students. Winnie gives guest lectures and workshops. Winnie has a Master’s degree in Humanistic Studies with a certification in Education.
Behnaz Taebi
Behnaz Taebi does research on the experience of Newcomers in higher education. She will also serve on a team that will address improvement of addressing needs of children with refugee status in schools. Behnaz has spearheaded a conference on Human Rights for children in collaboration with the lector of Global Citizenship. Behnaz is an instructor in the department of Pedagogical Studies.
Wil Ijzereef
Wil IJzereef has done comparative research on the experiences of students with and without disabilities. She is one of the founding members of the Disability Support Network. She is a member of the Diversity Taskforce where she will focus on employee support. Will is an instructor in the department of Social Work.
Bert van den Bergh
Bert van den Bergh is an affiliate member of the lectorate and does research at the crossroad between psychology and philosophy. His research on educational resonance addressed the psychological struggles students encounter due to mental pressure. His work is being nominated for the Socratesbeker, an award for the best book on philosophy with a contemporary message. For the lectorate he is with working with Hannah Boekestijn on how to translate his work into a medium to make his work accessible and useful to students. Bert is an instructor in the department of European Studies.
Anita Ham
Anita Ham is an affiliate member of the lectorate and does research on Newcomers in the care professions. Particularly she looks at how they are being received and accommodated as co-workers. Anita is an instructor in the department of Nursing.
Edward van Os
Edward van Os is an affiliate member of the lectorate and works on Multinclude, an Erasmus plus international collaborative research project that aims at collecting best practices in inclusive education and explores the possibilities of learning communities to share that knowledge. Edward has come to us from the Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences.
Jumi van der Velde
Jumi van der Velde is an affiliate member of the lectorate and works on the agency of women street workers, within a confining political context. She is also interested in the agency of women within the confounds of religion and political constraints. Jumi is an instructor in the department of International Public Management
Ercan Büyükçifçi
Ercan Büyükçifçi is an affiliate member of the lectorate and is a member of the Diversity Taskforce. His primary objective is to assist educational staff in the promotion and facilitation of diversity and inclusion issues. Ercan is an instructor in the department of Facility Management.