Drs. Kathleen Ferrier has joined the Foundation Academy of Amsterdam's School of Global Studies. She has been appointed as a lecturer in racial studies, as well as in transatlantic slavery and contemporary slavery. Kathleen Ferrier is currently the chair of UNESCO Commission of the Netherlands. Despite her busy schedule, we are thrilled and humbled by her willingness to join our Academy.
She is daughter of the first President of Suriname Johan Ferrier. She studied Spanish language and Spanish literature (with a specialization in modern Spanish American literature), Portuguese language and also development aid at Leiden University. In 2002 she was member of the Dutch parliame