Higher Degree by Research Candidate
Research Ethics Officer
School of Humanities
Faculty of Arts
Yvette Wijnandts holds a Masters degree in gender and ethnicity studies from the University of Utrecht. For her Ph.D. research at the University of Adelaide, she uses postcolonial theory and critical feminist theory on ethics to gain a deeper understanding of the discourses surrounding animals in the food industry. She aims to show how different structures of power intersect, specifically that of culture and religion, with the issue of animal rights in a globalizing world.
My thesis examines discourses on practices of food consumption in a globalising world. My research is highly intersectional, and informed by critical theory, especially feminist epistemologies, animal studies, and postcolonial studies.
Date Position Institution name 2020 - 2020 Research ethics officer (human research) The University of Adelaide 2018 - 2018 Postgraduate Representative University of Adelaide 2016 - 2018 Postgraduate Representative University of Adelaide 2015 - 2018 Postgraduate student by research University of Adelaide, Adelaide
Language Competency Dutch; Flemish Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review English Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review
Date Institution name Country Title 2015 University of Adelaide Australia PhD (submitted and under review) 2013 - 2013 National University of Singapore, Singapore Singapore Exchange student 2012 - 2014 Utrecht University, Utrecht Netherlands MA Gender and Ethnicity Studies 2009 - 2012 Maastricht University, Maastricht Netherlands BA Arts and Culture Studies
Adelaide Scholarship International 2015-2018
Academic tutoring: Encountering Human Rights: Global Citizenship (level II/III), Gender and Race in a Postcolonial World (level II/III), Revolutions that Changed the World (level I), Introduction to Social Sciences.
Guest Lectures: Contemporary Theories in Gender Studies. "Michel Foucault and Feminist Theory"
Private tutoring: ITAS (Indigenous Tutorial Assistance Scheme)
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