Note: Karin is on pregnancy/maternity leave from June 1 to November 1, 2020, and cannot be reached via email during this time.

Dr. Karin Fikkers is assistant professor at the department of Languages, Literature, and Communication at Utrecht University. She aims to understand how stories can contribute to positive changes in people’s behavior – with a specific interest in sustainable behaviors.

Before moving to Utrecht, Karin was a postdoctoral researcher at the Center for research on Children, Adolescents, and the Media (CcaM), at the Amsterdam School of Communication Research (ASCoR) at the University of Amsterdam.

On this website, you can learn more about Karin’s research, teaching, and background.