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Luise (Lu) Stoisser

DR 1

DR1:  Luise (Lu) Stoisser (they/them)
Project Title: Residential Mobility in Later Life: 
Combatting Social Exclusion through Meso-Level Housing Innovations
Host: Vrije Unversiteit Brussels

Primary Supervisor: An-Sofie Smetcoren

Supervisor/mentors: Tine Buffel, Ann Petermans, Sofie van Regenmortel

Brief Bio 

Luise Stoisser is an interdisciplinary researcher from Vienna. For the Research Master Social Sciences at the University of Amsterdam they moved to the Netherlands where they received extensive training in conducting critical research. Specifically, Luise used CBS administrative data to study Dutch residential mobility at the Planbureau voor Leefomgeving. Further, in their Master Thesis, they applied mental mapping to inquire into the experiences of home of queers living in LGBTQ-centered co-housing groups. As a mixed methods researcher, they are interested in bringing together macro trends and lived experiences of issues surrounding older adult’s home(s) – especially those of groups vulnerable to social exclusion in later life.

Research Interests 

geographies of home, residential mobility, geographies of aging, environmental gerontology, collaborative housing, inequalities, geographies of sexuality, social exclusion

Link to further details

Twitter: @luise_stoisser 
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