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Elmira van den Broek is a PhD candidate at the KIN Center for Digital Innovation at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. She is a visiting PhD student at New York University, Stern School of Business. Elmira holds a 2-year Research Master degree in Business in Society (cum laude) at the University of Amsterdam and the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, and a BSc degree in Economics and Business Economics (cum laude) and Sociology (cum laude) at Utrecht University. She is interested in how emerging technologies such as AI change professional work. Employing qualitative ethnographic methods, she studies how a vendor and their largest client develop and use AI in recruitment. Her work thereby focuses on various topics, including AI and knowledge work, AI ethics, and technology and occupational change. 


  • Artificial intelligence (AI) 
  • Technology and work 
  • Knowledge work and AI
  • AI ethics 
  • People analytics 
  • Data transparency


  • AI at work (Research Master)
  • Qualitative research methods (Premaster and BSc) 
  • Digital innovation and virtual organizing in a global setting (Bsc)
  • Digital Innovation and transformation (Executive Education) 
  • Thesis supervision (BSc)

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Academic qualification

Business Administration, Master, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

1 Sep 20161 Sep 2018

Award Date: 1 Sep 2018

Economics and Business Economics, Bachelor

1 Sep 20131 Sep 2016

Award Date: 1 Sep 2016

Sociology, Bachelor

1 Sep 20121 Sep 2015

Award Date: 1 Sep 2015


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