Author: Jolanda van Dijke

Jolanda van Dijke

Jolanda van Dijke (1977) has master’s degrees in Philosophy, Film Studies and Humanistic Studies. From 2009-2014 she worked as a researcher for the Presence Foundation, a Dutch platform for research and practice innovation in professional healthcare and welfare. From September 2014 she has been working on a PhD-thesis on the significance of empathy to good care practices at the University of Humanistic Studies in Utrecht. This research more specifically focuses on the meaning of empathy in humanist chaplaincy and uses care ethics as a theoretical framework.