Halleh Ghorashi

Halleh Ghorashi

22 June 2020

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Halleh Ghorashi is born in Iran and came to the Netherlands in 1988. She is sinds 2012 Full Professor of Diversity and Integration and Head of the epartment of Sociology at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Between 2005 and 2012 she held the prestigious position of PaVEM-chair in Management of Diversity and Integration at the Department of Organization Science at the VU.

Halleh Ghorashi’s research focuses on issues such as diasporic positioning, refugee’s narratives, cultural diversity, emancipation and inclusion with the particular focus on power dynamics in society and organizations. She combines expertise in narrative approach, ethnographic research and experimental engaged methodology in her research.