Current PhD projects

Louisa Firnenburg (RUG, year group 2018)

Urban collective living arrangements – Golden key to sustainable communities?

Inge Hendriks (RUN, year group 2018)

Dealing with diversity: Changes over time in resistance to refugees in the Netherlands

Aliona Ignatieva (RUG, year group 2018)

Cross-border network governance for sustainable training in health care

Christoph Janietz (UvA year group 2018)

Occupations, organizations, and the relational generation of wage inequality

Rowan ten Kate (RUG, year group 2018)

Effects of social support on the well-being in older age: a network study

Sanne Kellij (RUG, year group 2018)

Social perceptions, responses, and skills of chronic victims

Wouter Kiekens (RUG, year group 2018)

Thriving Under Stress: Understanding What Makes Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Adolescents Susceptible and Resilient to Minority Stress.

Eleonora Marucci (RUG, year group 2018)

Not in my classroom! Investigating causes and consequences of teacher attunement

Carlos de Matos Fernandes (RUG, year group 2018)

The Link between Cooperation and Social Networks: Exclusion or Stimulation of Defectors.

Kasper Otten (UU, year group 2018)

Sustainability of Public Goods in a Changing Society.

Anne van der Put (UU, year group 2018)

Healthy employees in Europe: the organisational context.

Xingna Qin (RUG, year group 2018)

The Development of Academic Achievement and Social Adaptation in Peer Networks among Chinese Adolescents.

Marlou Ramakers (RUN, year group 2018)

Family members stimulating community involvement.

Kim Stienstra (UU, year group 2018)

Quality and inequality: The compensatory and multiplicative effect of school quality.

Simon Venema (RUG, year group 2018)

Strengthening family ties among prisoners and their families. Effects of the family approach in two prisons in the Netherlands.

Vera Buijs (RUG, year group 2017)

Social interactions and well-being

Carlijn Bussemakers (RU, year group 2017)

Adverse youth experiences and educational and occupational success: Resources and resilience

Sara Cvetkovska (UU, year group 2017)

To be Tolerated: Implications for Well-Being and Collective Action

Marija Dangubic (UU, year group 2017)

Practicing Toleration: its Underlying Processes

José Luis Estévez Navarro (RUG, year group 2017)

Workplace gossip, cooperation, and conflict

Nella Geurts (RU, year group 2017)

The integration paradox revisited

Bram Hogendoorn (UvA, year group 2017)

The long-term socioeconomic consequences of job loss and union dissolution

Maaike Hornstra (UvA, year group 2017)

The network of parent figures in an era of family complexity

Rita Jiao (UU, year group 2017)

The effectiveness of reputation systems in online market platforms: A meta-analysis, an experiment and a case study of the Chinese online market Taobao

Tara Koster (UU, year group 2017)

Durable Cooperation in Complex Families

Sander Kunst (UvA, year group 2017)

The Educational Divide in Cosmopolitan Orientations: Skills, Selection, or Socialization?

Jing Liu (RUG, year group 2017)

Perceiving peers’ relationships: Models for three-way social network data

Carly van Mensvoort (RU, year group 2017)

Successful women: Individual opportunities, company policies and general opinions

Tom Nijs (UU, year group 2017)

‘We were here first’: Autochthony as a justification for anti-immigration attitudes and policies in Western Europe

Wybren Nooitgedagt (UU, year group 2017)

Who owns the country? Collective psychological ownership and intergroup relations in settler societies

Hendrik Nunner (UU, year group 2017)

Co-evolution of social networks and health-related behaviors

Julian Rengers (RUG, year group 2017)

Informal social networks and organizational inclusion: The invisible minority’s dilemma

Nora Storz (UU, year group 2017)

Understanding territorial disputes in divided societies: collective psychological ownership as a barrier to reconciliation

Thomas Teekens (RUG, year group 2017)

Sustainable collaborative networks. Design, dynamics, and decay of cooperation and value creation in a multilevel organizational field

Evi Velthuis (UU, year group 2017)

The boundaries of intergroup toleration

Danelien van Aalst (RUG, year group 2016)

Effectiveness in coaching teachers to take an active stance against bullying

Marijn Keijzer (RUG, year group 2016)

Will the personalization of online social networks intensify opinion polarization?

Siyang Kong (UU, year group 2016)

Women’s work in China in the Twentieth Century

Eva Vriens (UU, year group 2016)

A multidisciplinary approach to understand successful collective action: the case of Dutch mutuals

Julia Fischmann (RUG, year group 2016)

Meaningful roles: teaching popular bullies acceptable ways to maintain status

Mathijs Kros (UU, year group 2016)

A dynamic look at intergroup contact: positive and negative relations

Saskia Glas (RU, year group 2016)

Where are the Muslim feminists? Explaining the reconciliation of Islamic beliefs with support for gender equality and sexual freedom among Arab Middle Eastern citizens

Simon Kuijpers (RU, year group 2016)

Volunteering in the Netherlands and abroad. Why, how and with what results?

Tomas Diviak (RUG, year group 2016)

Criminal Networks

Diego Palacios (RUG, year group 2016)

Social networks and academic performance

Judith Kas (UU, year group 2016)

The origins of trust in the sharing economy

Ardita Muja (RU, year group 2016)

Craftsmanship as a solution to youth unemployment?

Tery Setiawan (RU, year group 2016)

Support for interreligious violence in Indonesian conflict zones

Kirsten van Houdt (UvA, year group 2016)

Intergenerational Solidarity in an Era of Family Complexity

Suzanne de Leeuw (UvA, year group 2016)

Intergenerational reproduction in an era of family complexity

Dragana Stojmenovska (UvA, year group 2016)

A Contextual  Approach to Understanding Women’s Underrepresentation in Organizational Authority

Jannes ten Berge (UU, year group 2015)

The effect of automation on workers

Marcus Kristiansen (UU, year group 2015)

Social networks and benefit receipt: How individual’s network impact on and may be affected by benefit receipt

Lukas Norbutas (UU, year group 2015)

Trust on the Dark Web

Femke van der Werf (UU, year group 2015)

Unity and diversity: Intergroup relations in rainbow nation Mauritius

Fleur Goedkoop (RUG, year group 2015)

Energy transitions: Community success conditions and pitfalls

Roos van der Zwan (RU, year group 2015)

Migrants’ political representation and migrants’ voting behaviour

Marianne Hooijsma (RUG, year group 2015)

Clashrooms: Interethnic peer relationships in classrooms in the Philippines and the Netherlands

Tessa Kaufman (RUG, year group 2015)

The position of chronic victims and the effectiveness of the support group in reducing bullying

Robert Krause (RUG, year group 2015)

Handling Missing Social Network Data

Joris Broere (UU, year group 2015)

Understanding the emergence of cooperation on complex dynamic networks

Lex Thijssen (UU, year group 2015)

Ethnic Discrimination in the Labor Market: a Cross-National Comparison

Vera de Bel (RUG, year group 2015)

The co-evolution of well-being and the kinship network after parental divorce

Nigel Kragten (UvA, year group 2015)

Education Policy and Institutional Change in Relation to Political, Institutional, and Economic Forces

Andrea Forster (UvA, year group 2015)

Mechanisms of educational inequality in different educational systems

Lotte Scheeren (UvA, year group 2015)

Policy changes, educational outcomes and inequalities in comparative perspective

Marina Tulin (UvA, year group 2015)

Segregation and social capital in social networks

Lonneke van den Berg (UvA, year group 2015)

Heterogeneity in the leaving home transition.

Renske Verweij (RUG, year group 2014)

Understanding childlessness: Unravelling the relationship between genes and socio-environment

Dieko Bakker (RUG, year group 2014)

Cooperation in normatively ambiguous situations

Charlotte Rutten (UU, year group 2014)

Hierarchies of Cooperation and Conflict: The formation of hierarchical social structures and their impacton individual and collective well-being

Nikki van Gerwen (UU, year group 2014)

Cooperative tendencies between employees and employers

Thomas Feliciani (RUG, year group 2014)

Electoral support for right-wing parties and local ethnic heterogeneity: modelling the macro-micro link

Müge Simsek (UU, year group 2014)

Ethnic diversity and the dynamics of religion among youth in four European countries

Take Sipma (RU, year group 2014)

The economy and radical right voting

Niels Blom (RU, year group 2014)

Relationship quality under pressing work-family conditions in European countries

Leonie van Breeschoten (UU, year group 2014)

The investments of organizations in work-family policies in Europe

Paula Thijs (RU, year group 2014)

Secularization, educational expansion and changing national contexts: effects on socio-political changes in Europe over time

Mirjam Fischer (Uva, year group 2014)

The well-being and social connections of same-sex couples in Europe

Ruta Savickaite (RUG, year group 2013)

Peers and Partners: A Social Network Approach to Adolescents’ Peer and Romantic Relationships

Jolien Geerlings (UU, year group 2013)

Teachers’ Dealings with Ethnic Diversity in Classrooms; Causes and Consequences

Ashwin Rambaran (RUG, year group 2013)

Teachers and Classroom Composition as Context in Social Network Processes and Social Development

Janine Weeting (RUG, year group 2013)

Identity Signaling and Sustainable Cooperation

Franciëlla van der Heijden (UU, year group 2012)

The effects of children’s postdivorce residence arrangements on parents

Tomas Turner-Zwinkels (RUG, year group 2012)

Pathways to power: Political Careers and Political Networks in the Netherlands

Menno van Setten (UU, year group 2012)

The welfare state under strain: A comparative study of diversity, austerity and public opinion