Mieke Van Houtte

Mieke Van Houtte

Department of Sociology
Political and Social Sciences

Website: http://www.ugent.be/ps/sociologie
Phone: +32 9 264 68 02

Research themes: Education | Participation & integration

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Mieke Van Houtte, PhD sociology, is full professor and head of the research team CuDOS (Cultural Diversity: Opportunities and Socialisation) at the Department of Sociology at Ghent University (Belgium). Her research interests cover diverse topics within the sociology of education, particularly the effects of structural and compositional school features on several diverse outcomes for students and teachers, with a focus on equal opportunities. In addition, she supervises research on sexual minorities. In both research lines, gender takes an important place. She published in journals as Sociology of Education, American Educational Research Journal, Acta Sociologica, Sex Roles.

From 2009 until 2015 she was the president of the Flemish Sociological Association. Since 2015 she is a member of the Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Science and the Arts.


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