Annelies Jacobs (A.E.G.)
Annelies Jacobs successfully defended her doctoral thesis at Maastricht University on January 15, 2014. She has been trained as architect, and also holds an MA in Arts & Sciences.
Her doctoral thesis investigates the relations between urban sound, the appropriation of public space and perceptions of city life and draws upon urban and environmental history, urban- and STS studies, and Sound Studies. In addition, her research results have been input to an interactive sound installation in the Amsterdam Museum (opened on March 27, 2013).
Being trained as architect, software designer, and social scientist, Annelies is interested in the relationship between (built) environment, technology, social practices, and cultural beliefs. She is curious by nature, and thrives in teaching and research that takes a critical orientation. She enjoys working in teams as well as in positions of leadership.