Pieter ter Keurs is professor of Museums, Collections and Society at the faculties of Archaeology and Humanities. Ter Keurs is also Academic Director of the LDE Centre for Global Heritage and Development. He specializes in critical museums studies and the study of material culture. He wants to stimulate the use of academic and museum collections in scholarly research and scientific eduation.
Recently he was interviewed by the Dutch newspaper NRC on the role of museums in creating and affirming identity (link to article underneath).