Jet Klokgieters is a first-year PhD student at our Centre. She researches the digital divide in Ireland and the Netherlands. Jet completed our MSc in Digital Policy in 2022 before joining us as a Research Assistant. Her research interests lie in identifying obstacles and finding solutions in the digital transition (the 4th Industrial Revolution), in areas such as e-government and digital poverty.
Prior to coming to Dublin, she studied Interdisciplinary Social Science and Sociology at Utrecht University (The Netherlands). Here, she also worked as a Student Assistant to Professor Kees van den Bos. She assisted him with the writing of his book ‘Why People Radicalize’. She has also done an internship at the Horizon 2020 project ‘SOLIDUS’, where she contributed to the Dutch part of the main report.