Heleen Mercelis

Heleen Mercelis (°1987) is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Antwerp’s Department of Linguistics, pursuing a FWO-funded research project on teenage language, attitudes, and identity practices in multi-ethnic urban friendship groups. She holds an M.A. in modern literature (2009) and theatre studies (2010) from the University of Antwerp, and writes about theatre for different Flemish cultural magazines.