Jasmijn Rana [Chair] is an assistant professor at the Department of Cultural Anthropology at Leiden University.  Her research is characterized by a critical look at the contemporary society in which discussions on the embodiment, gender and race/ethnicity take centre stage.

Ina Keuper [Treasurer] retired in 2014 from the Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, where she has been lecturing and doing management tasks for nearly four decades.

Tine Davids [Board member] is an assistant professor at the Department of Anthropology and Development Studies at the Radboud University Nijmegen. Her research interests are Gender and Political Subjectivity, Gender Mainstreaming, Motherhood and Citizenship, Belonging and (Re) Migration, Feminist Ethnography, Narrative approach and Artistic Methods.

Juliette Roussel [Board member] is a research master student at the French research school of EHESS and graduated in political science, from UvA, with a specialization in political theory and Middle Eastern studies. Her research interests are Gender, Postcolonialism, Cultural approaches, and Language.

Elsa Charlety [Editor in Chief LOVA Journal] is a Lecturer at the Department of Cultural Anthropology at Leiden University. Her research explores modes of producing scientific and cultural knowledge by interrogating the role played by gender, race, and the environment in the way that knowledge was produced, shared and spread.
Nabila Tasneem Anonnya [Secretary] is doing her Master’s in Cultural and Social Anthropology at the University of Amsterdam. Her research interest primarily includes Feminism, Gender Rights, Religion and Law. She takes particular interest in the politics of control and ownership of women’s bodies.
Defne Yalman [Board member] is a psychologist, currently a Gender Studies Research Master student at Utrecht University. Her research focuses on cinema, politics of representation, social movements and sociology of emotions with an intersectional decolonial feminist approach.