Rick Mourits

14 February 2022 - 10:40

Data & Augmentation department, database engineer HSNDB

 

Rick Mourits is a historical demographer and data engineer. He currently works as a researcher and data engineer for the Historical Database Suriname at the Radboud University and the Historical Sample of the Netherlands at the International Institute for Social History. Furthermore, he is a member of the CLARIAH project WP4, which develops a "Common Lab Research Infrastructure for the Arts and Humanities" for the Netherlands.
Rick studied sociology and religious studies at the Radboud University in Nijmegen. From 2014 to 2019, he wrote his PhD thesis on familial clustering of longevity in the 19th and early-20th centuries at the department of economic, social, and demographic history of the Radboud University. During this time, Rick was also a guest researcher at the Utah Population Database division at the University of Utah in 2016. From 2019 to 2020, he was employed by the Universiteit Utrecht as a postdoctoral researcher at the department of economic, social, and demographic history of the Utrecht University.

His areas of expertise are data management, research methodology, as well as inequalities, mortality, longevity, and migration during the 19th and early-20th centuries.

Rick Mourits