Sofie Sergeant


Sofie Sergeant is senior lecturer in Citizenship & Inclusion at HU University of Applied Sciences Utrecht, associated with the PABO, the Seminarium for Orthopedagogics and the Youth Lectorate.

Education history

  • Promotion "Working Together, Learning Together. Towards Universal Design for research" 28 May 2021.
  • Doctoral School VUmc 2016-2021.
  • Movement, dance & drama in counselling and care 1999-2002. Fontys University for the Arts, Dance Academy Tilburg / Netherlands.
  • Educational Sciences / Inclusive education University Ghent - 3rd Licence Orthopedagogy: July '98: cum laude. Thesis topic 'Because I was born from a Turkish woman', a  phenomenological research study of Turkish children in Ghent, promotor Dr. J.P. Verhaeghe 9000 Ghent. Academic Initial Teacher Training in Psychology and Educational Sciences.


  • Diversity & inclusion
  • Inclusive education
  • Inclusive research - Arts Based Research


  • A collective biography on working relationships in inclusive research teams
    • Sofie Sergeant, Hanna Peels, Henriëtte Sandvoort, Pseudonym Beau, Patrick Schelfhout, Elisabeth De Schauwer
    • Research group: Youth
    • Article
    • 2022
  • On the Road Together Issues Observed in the Process of a Research Duo Working Together in a Long-Term and Intense Collaboration in an Inclusive Research Project
    • Sofie Sergeant, Henriëtte Sandvoort, Geert Van Hove, Petri Embregts, Kim van den Bogaard, Elsbeth Taminiau, Alice Schippers
    • Research group: Youth
    • Article
    • 2022


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