Katrijn Delaruelle

Katrijn Delaruelle

Status: Postdoc researcher

Katrijn studied Sociology and completed her doctoral research at Ghent University, under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Piet Bracke. Her PhD dissertation focused on the impact of educational expansion and educational systems on health inequalities between lower- and higher- educated individuals.

She currently works as postdoctoral research at both the Department of Sociology Ghent University and the University of Antwerp. She is involved in several projects, including REMEDI, VAX-TRUST, the FWO project on the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on intergenerational relations and mental health, and the Red Nose project on loneliness in newly-arrived minors. Her research interests include the link between life course transitions, intergenerational relations, health and the macro-level context.

She is in charge of the master course "Sociology of Health and Illness", and co-teaching in the master courses "Global Health Challenges", "Seminar on Social Demography and Health Sociology" and "Interdisciplinary perspectives on work and health"