Project Description

Vrije Universiteit Brussel

Department of Criminology
Pleinlaan 2, 1050 Brussel
Room 4B318
+32(0)2 629 2629
katrien.de.koster@vub.ac.be

Katrien De Koster is a part-time professor in the department of Criminology.
Amongst her interests are the application of a social constructionist paradigm in human sciences and qualitative research in general, and discourse analysis in particular (both in the domains of organisational change processes and in personal life-stories).
She has been studying youth care and policy participation processes.
Her current research focuses on forensic social work and policy. She also works as an external psychotherapist in Brussels’ prisons.

Current teaching:
Welzijn en criminologie (Social Work and Criminology)
Forensisch Welzijnswerk (Forensic Social Work)

Previous education:
Master in Psychology; Doctor in Psychology; International Politics and Conflict Management