Jasmijn Rana is a lecturer at the Institute of Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology of Leiden University. She teaches BA-courses Onderzoeksvoorbereiding, Veldwerk NL and Globalization at the Institute of Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology, and Qualitative Methods at Leiden University College. She also supervises BA and MA theses.
Next to her teaching activities and dissertation, she works as a freelancer in the cultural sector on projects on youth, diversity, urbanity and intangible heritage. Jasmijn studied cultural anthropology at University of Amsterdam where she graduated in 2009 on a MA thesis on beauty practices among high class women in Casablanca, Morocco.