About the team
The following people are part of the 'Food citizens?' Research project. For a full overview of their publications and working experience, please consult the individual Leiden University profile pages.
Prof. dr. Cristina Grasseni, Principal Investigator
Cristina Grasseni is the principal investigator of the 'Food citizens?' project. She authored the project and research protocol, directs the project and supervises the team.
dr. Robin Smith, Ph.D., Post-doctoral Researcher
Currently a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow at Copenhagen Business School, Robin Smith was 'Food citizens?' post-doc from 1/9/2017 to 31/8/2019. She authored an annotated literature review and template case studies, and co-designed seminars and reading lists for the Ph.D.s’ research training. Robin Smith’s personal website’.
dr. Federico De Musso, Ph.D., Post-doctoral Researcher 2019-2022
Federico De Musso trained the Ph.D. candidates in audiovisual methods, co-authored the research protocol for audiovisual media and developed the project’s interactive documentary platform. He is Assistant Professor at the Institute of Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology of Leiden University.
Ola Gracjasz, M.Sc., Ph.D. candidate
Ola Gracjasz is one of the PhD candidates in the 'Food citizens?' project. She has conducted research in Gdansk, Poland.
Maria Vasile, M.Sc., Ph.D. candidate
Maria Vasile is one of the PhD candidates on the 'Food citizens?' project. She has conducted research in Turin, Italy.
Vincent Walstra, M.Sc., Ph.D. candidate
Vincent Walstra is one of the PhD candidates in the 'Food citizens?' project. He has conducted research in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.
Marilena Poulopoulou, M.A., Project Assistant 2020-2022
Marilena Poulopoulou was research assistant on the 'Food citizens?' project being responsible for data management, project organization and communication. She is data steward at the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences of the University of Amsterdam. See her current Profile at UvA.
Hanna Stalenhoef, M.Sc., Project Assistant 2017-2019
Hanna Stalenhoef was research assistant on the 'Food citizens?' project being responsible for data management, project organization and communication. She does research on regional health care provisions at the Netherlands Graduate Research School of Science, Technology and Modern Culture (WTMC). See her current Profile at Erasmus University Rotterdam