Dr Anique Hommels (A.M.)

Prof.dr. Anique Hommels holds a special chair in Sociohistorical Technology Studies. This chair is supported by the Foundation of the History of Technology (SHT). Her activities focus on management, research and teaching.

She is the Head of Department of Society Studies and the Programme Director of the Research Master Cultures of Arts, Science and Technology (CAST). Between 2015 and 2018 she was the Programme Director of the BA Arts and Culture.

Her research focuses on urban sociotechnical change, obduracy and vulnerability of (critical) infrastructure. She studies urban resilience and vulnerability, and how cities try to innovate themselves in pre- and post-disaster situations. In her research, she brings together insights from Science and Technology studies (history and sociology of technology) and urban studies.

Hommels teaches in the BA Arts & Culture, BA European Studies, MA ESST, and the research Master CAST.