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CAPABLE – Enhancing Capabilities? Rethinking Work-life Policies and their Impact from a New Perspective

Project Team

Mara Yerkes

Mara Yerkes is principal investigator and project leader of the CAPABLE project. She is Associate Professor of Interdisciplinary Social Science at the Department of…

Carla Brega

Carla Brega is a PhD candidate in the CAPABLE project and will focus on work-life balance policies in Spain. Carla completed her BSc in Sociology at the University of Chile…

Samuel Briones

Samuel Briones is a PhD candidate in the CAPABLE project and will focus on the Slovenian case study. Samuel holds a BSc in Social Anthropology from the University of Chile…

Robin Buning

Robin Buning is project assistant in the CAPABLE project. He is responsible for the project’s administration and for the external communication channels, and acts as a point of…

María Jesús Chaparro

María Jesús Chaparro completed her degree in Sociology at the Universidad Alberto Hurtado in Chile in 2004 and is finishing her Master’s degree in Sociology at the University…

Karen van Hedel

Karen van Hedel is a postdoctoral researcher in the CAPABLE project and focuses on cross-national analyses of work-life balance and (self-reported) health and well-being using….

Lydia Hiraide

Lydia Hiraide is currently a PhD student at Goldsmiths, University of London where her thesis focuses on intersectionality in European environmental activism. She…

Ana Jagodic

Ana Jagodic is a researcher and teaching assistant at the University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Social Sciences. She is a PhD candidate in Sociology, researching multigenerational…

Roosmarijn Knopper

Roosmarijn Knopper is an Interdisciplinary Social Sciences student at Utrecht University. As a student assistant for Mara Yerkes, she will be focusing on data analysis and other…

Laura Mrčela

Laura Mrčela is a sociology student currently enrolled in the Bachelor’s program Analytical Sociology at the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Ljubljana. Her research…

John Wooldridge

John Wooldridge is a PhD student at the University of Leeds undertaking a comparative case study project about drug treatment in prison. Prior to this, he completed a MSc…

Mehri Zamanbin

Mehri Zamanbin is a PhD candidate in the CAPABLE project and will focus on work-life balance policies in the United Kingdom. Mehri holds a BSc in Political Science (focussing…

Alumni

Oksana Dorofeeva (intern September-December 2020)

Silvia Filippi (intern November 2019-April 2020)

Catalina Ganga León (intern February-May 2020)

Hannelore van Hoffen (student assistant March-September 2019)

Bryn Hummel (intern February-June 2020)

Katharina Meitinger (methodological expert September 2019-November 2020)

Clarissa Skinner (research assistant April-May 2019)

National Partners

Hungary

Judit Takács

MTA TK / Centre for Social Sciences, Hungarian Academy of Sciences

Italy

Manuela Naldini

University of Turin

Poland

Anna Kurowska

University of Warsaw

Slovenia

Jana Javornik

Leeds University Business School, University of Leeds

United Kingdom

Jana Javornik

Leeds University Business School, University of Leeds

Sweden

Barbara Hobson

Stockholm University (emeritus)

Spain

Margarita Leon

Institut de Govern i Polítiques Públiques IGOP – University Autonoma de Barcelona

Advisory Board

Prof. Pearl Dykstra

Professor of Empirical Sociology at the Erasmus University Rotterdam

Liz Gosme MA

Director of COFACE Families Europe

Prof. Bjørn Hvinden

Research Professor and Managing Director of Norwegian Social Research

Prof. Judith Treas

Professor of Sociology and Director of the Center for Demographic and Social Analysis at the University of California, Irvine