Prof. dr. Caroline Nevejan is a researcher and designer who has been involved with the emerging network society and digital culture since the 1980's. Nevejan is a regular presenter at national and international fora. She is an advisor to national and European policy makers.
Caroline Nevejan is professor by special appointment with the Amsterdam School for Social Science Research, University of Amsterdam (2018-2023). Her research is focused on Designing Urban Experience and she supervises 5 PhD candidates in this context.
As of 20th of March 2017 Caroline Nevejan has been appointed Chief Science Officer of the city of Amsterdam. The Chief Science Officer orchestrates research between the municipality of Amsterdam and the different scientific, academic and artistic universities in the city. With a small team she makes sure that civil servants and researchers can find each other and invent different new ways of working together.
In 2016 and 2017 Nevejan is a research fellow with the Amsterdam Institute for Advnced Matropolitan Solutions where she is the principal investigator of the City Rhythm study, which identifies and analyses rhythms in physical neighbourhoods and in the data about these neighbourhoods in 6 cities of the Netherlands (Den Haag, Rotterdam, Amsterdam, Zaanstad, Zoetermeer en Helmond).
Before Nevejan was associate professor with the Participatory Systems Initiative at Delft University of Technology. This relatively new group is part of the section Systems Engineering in the department of Multi Actor Systems at the Faculty of Technology, Policy and Management. Nevejan's interdisciplinary research focuses on witnessed presence as a fundamental communication structure that defines how trust is built or breaks down. To this end she developed the YUTPA framework, which supports the analyses and design of trust in social, organisational and business contexts. Methodologically Nevejan focuses on artistic research and research though design.
From March 2016 to September 2017 Caroline Nevejan is chair of the Centre of Investigative Journalism at Goldsmiths, University of London, where she was curator of the Logan symposium in 2014 and 2016. The Logan Symposium aims to build alliances against surveillance, secrecy and censorship and brings together an impressive network of investigative journalists and technological hacktivists.
From the summer of 2015 to the spring of 2017 Caroline Nevejan is member of the supervisory board of Het Nieuwe Instituut in Rotterdam. This institute, archive and museum presents and inspires Dutch architecture and (new media) design.
Between 2007 and 2014 Caroline Nevejan was crown member of the Dutch Council for Culture and the Arts and member of the supervisory board of the Foundation for Democracy and Media.