Graduate School of Social Sciences

Meet the people

Sociology: Social Problems and Social Policy

Stephanie Welvaart

Stephanie Welvaart


'Although there were a lot of differences between students and their educational and theoretical backgrounds, the selection of courses, I believe, gave the students the opportunity to brush up with the theoretical knowledge needed.' - Stephanie Welvaart

P.R. Brown

Patrick Brown

Academic staff

Patrick Brown is the Track Coordinator of Social Problems and Social Policy.

Patrick has a number of research interests in and around medical sociology and health policy - primarily risk, uncertainty and trust. His doctoral research led into further investigation into the ways in which healthcare professionals act towards/within the 'audit society' and reasons for compliance with, or subversion of, the system. 

SBS International

Study associations 

To meet fellow students and take part in social and study-related activities, you can become a member of a study associoation, join events organised by SBS International or Amsterdam United or visit the UvA's Sports Centre or CREA.

Published by  GSSS

31 October 2014