- Coordinator of the Global Mental Health Network
- Lecturer Applied Psychology (Hanze University of Applied Sciences)
- & Research fellow Demographic Transition and Environment at Hanze University of Applied Sciences
Hanneke Pot (PhD) coordinates the Global Mental Health research priority at AIGHD. She also holds a position as lecturer/researcher at the Hanze University of Applied Sciences in Groningen. She holds a PhD degree from the University of Oslo and a Master’s degree in Medical Anthropology and Sociology at the University of Amsterdam.
Her interests focus on the local implications of global health governance. She is particularly interested in the role of civil society initiatives. Her research in Groningen examines a citizen-driven experiment aimed at improving governance around the strengthening of houses damaged by anthropogenic earthquakes and the effects this has on the psychological and physical health of inhabitants. Hanneke’s PhD research focused on the local implementation of an international NGO project which aimed to reduce teenage pregnancies in Malawi.