Dr. Iris Korthagen

Iris Korthagen has been working since February 2015 as a researcher at the Rathenau Institute. She is involved in the projects Exploring the future of science journalism and Dilemmas of digital democracy.

Education and career
Iris studied cultural studies (BA) and philosophy (BA) at the Erasmus University Rotterdam. After a pre-master year public administration she gained her Master’s degree in Research in Public Administration and Organizational Science (MSc) at the University of Utrecht. During this two-year master program she tutored seminars in the bachelor of public administration at the Erasmus University.

Afterwards, Iris conducted PhD research on the role of media and media logic in decision-making processes around policies. She finishes her PhD in April 2015. During her PhD she co-authored advisory reports on nudging and journalism of the Council for Social Development.