Rianne van der Feen-Kooiman

Rianne van der Feen-Kooiman

Drawing on her expertise and affinity, Rianne conducts research in the field of inclusive education in the Excellence and Innovation in Education research group.

Rianne is specifically interested in inclusive higher education. "The question is not whether we should do something with inclusion, such as brain diversity, but how we can best approach this in order to contribute to equal opportunities in our education."
Rianne received her nursing degree from the University of Washington in Seattle where she conducted research for the Integrative Palliative and Critical Care study. She then trained as a nursing specialist at the Hogeschool Rotterdam, for which she did research on fall risk in psychogeriatrics.


Brain diversity

During this project, the needs of students, study career coaches (SLCs) and teachers will be…