Max is a junior researcher and policy adviser at Atria, where they are working on the project A Working Future on gender stereotyping in education, labour, and care. They are also involved in the project Act4Respect on gender-based violence, and several external projects. Previously, they graduated from Central European University in Budapest with a Master of Arts in Gender Studies and Radboud University in Nijmegen with a Bachelor in Political Science.
Max’s expertise lies in the fields of sexual and racial/ethnic diversity, intersectionality, masculinity, adoption and reproduction, and (gender) diversity in academia. They are familiar with qualitative research methods, such as interviews and discourse analysis.
Max uses they/them or he/him pronouns.
- Rethinking Adoptee Politics in the Netherlands: A Queer of Colour Critique Central European University, Budapest, 2019
- “Because it’s 2015”: Feminism, Male Politicians, and Subversions and Reproductions of Hegemonic Masculinity Radboud Universiteit, Nijmegen, 2017
- Minimal Marriage, Discourse, and Control: A Foucauldian Analysis of Minimal Marriage Radboud Universiteit, Nijmegen, 2017
- Savagism and Erasure of Indigenous Women: An Analysis of the Dutch Media Coverage of the Dakota Access Pipeline Protests University of Ottawa, Ottawa, 2016