IMISCOE Web Directory - Karlijn Haagsman
Dr. Karlijn Haagsman is currently a postdoctoral researcher in the ERC project MO-TRAYL, which is focussed on Ghanaian youth mobility.
Karlijn has obtained a Bachelor and Master degree in Cultural Anthropology at the Radboud University in Nijmegen, and subsequently completed a 2-year Research Master termed ‘Migration, Ethnic Relations and Multiculturalism’ at the University of Utrecht. From 2010-2014 she was a PhD candidate at the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at Maastricht University. Her PhD research focused on the effects of transnational parent-child separation on the well-being of Angolan and Nigerian migrant parents in the Netherlands.
Her expertise lies in transnationalism, transnational families, migration studies, family studies and migrant youth. Her work is based in migration sociology and cultural anthropology.