PhD student, Ghent University
Julie studied Educational Sciences (2013) and Conflict and Development Studies (2015) at Ghent University. She conducted her internship at the CCVS psychosocial support centre in Lira, Uganda, where she also did research for her master's thesis on relational and social challenges during the reintegration of former child soldiers in northern Uganda.
Since October 2014, Julie is working at the department of Special Needs Education at Ghent University as a PhD student. Her project focuses on uncertainty in the context of conflict, displacement and encampment. Therefore, she is working with South Sudanese youth in a refugee setting in northern Uganda.