Lisa Roodenburg completed a Research Master in International Development Studies (2015) and a Bachelor in Urban Planning and Human Geography (2013), both at the University of Amsterdam. Lisa’s previous research focused on the governance of socio-economic inequalities in urban settings. During her studies, Lisa conducted independent field research in Metro Manila, the Philippines, and Paramaribo, Suriname. After graduating she interned at the United Nations Global Compact Cities Programme and at the Humanitarian Affairs, Human Rights and Development Section of the Permanent Mission of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the United Nations in New York.
Since September 2016, Lisa is a PhD Candidate at the Asser Institute. Her research project is entitled ‘Diversity and Identity in Global Cities: human rights as a source of trust’. It is part of the project ‘The Global City: Challenges, Trust and the Role of Law’, funded by the Gieskes-Strijbis Fonds.