PhD students

I supervise or co-supervise several PhD students


Hadassah Arian, PhD student in the DOCPRO project Questioning legitimacy in the ‘responsible cobalt assemblage’

Maria Eugenia Robles Mengoa, PhD student in the FWO InForMining project

Simon Marijsse, PhD student in the FWO EOS project

Mollie Gleiberman, Capturing the benefits of private sector investment in natural resource extraction for national development. A case study of labor and the Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) industry in Cabo Delgado, Mozambique


In 2021

Bossissi Nkuba, Mercury pollution, intoxication and remediation in the Kamituga gold mining area. PhD in Biology, co-supervised with Lieven Bervoets, in the framework of the CEGEMI project

In 2022

Francine Iragi, The hammer and/or the hoe? Analyzing the linkages between artisanal mining and agriculture. PhD in Development Studies, co-supervised with Marijke Verpoorten, in the framework of the CEGEMI project

Fergus Simpson, The political ecology of conservation at a violent frontier in South Kivu, Eastern DRC, FWO fellow, joint PhD University of Antwerp and Institute of Social Studies, The Hague