Julie Schiltz

Julie Schiltz
Julie Schiltz
Julie studied Educational Sciences - option Special Needs Education (2013) and Conflict and Development Studies (2015) at Ghent University.

Since October 2014, Julie works at the department as a doctoral student. She is also affiliated to the interuniversity research initiative Centre for Children in Vulnerable Situations (www.centreforchildren.be). For her research, Julie works with South Sudanese youth in Adjumani refugee setting, northern Uganda. Her project focuses on uncertainty in the context of conflict, displacement and encampment.

Selected publications

Schiltz, J., Vindevogel, S., Broekaert, E., & Derluyn, I. (2015). Dealing with Relational and Social Challenges After Child Soldiering: Perspectives of Formerly Recruited Youth and Their Communities in Northern Uganda. Journal of Community & Applied Social Psychology. DOI: 10.1002/casp.2264

Vindevogel, S., Ager, A., Schiltz, J., Broekaert, E., & Derluyn, I. (2015). Toward a culturally sensitive conceptualization of resilience: Participatory research with war-affected communities in northern Uganda. Transcultural Psychiatry, 52(3), 396–416.


Postal address:
Henri Dunantlaan 2
B-9000 Gent

Visiting address:
Begijnhoflaan 464
B-9000 Gent

Tel: ..32 (0)9 331 03 08
Fax: ..32 (0)9 331 03 15
Email: Julie.Schiltz@UGent.be