Annemarie van Sandwijk obtained her master’s degree in History (cum laude) at Leiden University in 2009 with a thesis entitled: Ibn Rushd revisited. The modern rediscovery of Ibn Rushd (1126-1198) in the Arab world since the nineteenth century. An article based on this thesis was published in the peer-reviewed journal Tijdschrift voor Theologie, volume 51 (2011).
In 2011, she obtained a second master’s degree in Theology and Religious Studies (cum laude) at Leiden University with a thesis entitled: The Rise and Fall of Tariq Ramadan in the Netherlands: the Interplay of Dutch Politics, Media, and Academia. An article based on this thesis was published in Brill's peer-reviewed journal Journal of Muslims in Europe, volume 3 (2014).
Published in August 2016: co-edited with Léon Buskens, Islamic Studies in the Twenty-first Century. Transformations and Continuities (Amsterdam University Press, 2016), a collection of papers presented at previous NISIS autumn schools.
Between 2005 and 2009, Annemarie worked at the Information and Communication Department of the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs as a junior speechwriter, public diplomacy editor, and web editor. Currently, she works as manager and editor at the Leiden University Centre for the study of Islam and Society (LUCIS). Annemarie is the editor-in-chief of the Leiden Islam Blog.