Liesbet De Backer

Liesbet De Backer is a PhD researcher with a multidisciplinary background in Orthopedagogics, Science of Arts and Archaeology. Before joining Cosmopolis, she worked in a socio-cultural organisation in Brussels for a number of years. Her research focusses on social network development of unaccompanied minor newcomers and their access to social support in their transition to adulthood.
Educational background 2006-2007: University of Ghent, Master in Archaeology with specialisation in Near East 2003-2005: University of Ghent, Bachelor in Science of Arts 2000-2003: Hogeschool Ghent, Bachelor in Orthopedagogics Previous positions 2013-2018 Communication and audience development at BRONKS Brussels’ theatre for young audience