Dr. Joep Hofhuis works as Associate Professor at the Amsterdam School of International Business (AMSIB), of Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences. He also holds a research position at Erasmus University Rotterdam.
He specializes in intercultural communication and workplace diversity. His research and teaching focuses on understanding how individuals communicate across cultures, how to enhance intercultural competences through training and education, and how to best manage diversity in organizations.
Joep is one of the founders and chairs of the Division of Intercultural Communication and Diversity of the Netherlands Flanders Communication Association (NeFCA). He is an active member (and former board member) of the International Academy for Intercultural Research (IAIR), and holds a position on the editorial board of the International Journal of Intercultural Relations.
Finally, Joep also works as a freelance researcher, consultant and trainer within organizations that want to learn how to enhance interdisciplinary and intercultural cooperation among their employees.