Cordula Rooijendijk

Cordula Rooijendijk (1973) studied urban geography and graduated in 2001 cum laude at the University of Amsterdam, with a thesis on ideal images of Amsterdam. She carried out her PhD research at the Amsterdam Institute for Metropolitan and International Development Studies (AMIDSt), under the supervision of Len de Klerk en Paul van de Laar. Together with the historians Geert Mak and Michiel Wagenaar, she has been teaching international students about Amsterdam’s history. She enjoys telling stories about the city, as she has done regularly in several newspapers, journals, and books.