Jasmien holds a master’s degree in Criminology (2018) and is currently completing her PhD at CRiS. Her doctoral thesis focuses on the connection between (social) media, identity formation, and youth belonging to groups considered as minorities. In her Master thesis she explored the self-narratives of girls in sport for a development project in Molenbeek (Brussels), and was awarded the Jeanine Segers Prize in recognition of the innovative research methods used, and her ability to give voice to and empower a hard-to-reach group. Her research interests include: urban youth; the voices of socially excluded groups; and self-narratives and diversity.
Research Line: Youth Justice Studies