Hilde Depauw

Hilde DePauw

Status: PhD researcher 

Hilde Depauw obtained her Master of Science in Psychology (Clinical Psychology) in 2020 at the University of Ghent. During her studies she participated in Ghent University’s Honours Programme ‘Quetelet Lectures’, which allowed her to broaden her scientific horizons. Her research interests include fairness, culturally sensitive (mental) healthcare and social determinants of health.

Currently, Hilde is preparing a joint PhD in sociology and social psychology under the supervision of Prof. dr. Alain Van Hiel and Prof. dr. Bart Van de Putte. She conducts research on the role of procedural and interactional fairness in culturally sensitive (mental) health care, focusing on the therapeutic relationship between health care providers and minority patients.