Elif Lootens

Elif Lootens

Status: PhD researcher

Elif Lootens obtained her Master’s degree in Sociology from Ghent University in 2020. After her studies, Elif started a second master in Migration and Diaspora studies at SOAS, University of London, which she obtained in September 2021. 

October 2021, she started as a teaching assistant at the Sociology department of Ghent University. She teaches workshops in sociological research, coordinates sociological courses, guides students in various individual- or group works and arranges the organisation of exams. Elif is doing a PhD under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Bart Van de Putte. Her PhD focuses on gender, race and white ignorance using postcolonial and black feminist theoretical frameworks to explore inequalities in higher education.