Interuniversity Center for Social Science Theory and Methodology

Projects by current Phd Students

PhD Projects
Project Naam University Yeargroup
Global Financial Governance Networks: Ruptures, Reforms, and the Rise of China Tiya (Jingting) Lei RUG 2021
Evaluating the effects of experiences with the police and police legitimacy on criminal behaviour Amina Op de Weegh UU 2021
Social Networks as Change Agents for Equal Career Opportunities of Dutch PhDs? Anne Maaike Mulders RU 2021
Antecedents and Consequences of Defenders’ Influence among Dutch Children Zhe Dong RUG 2021
Career effects of education: a life course perspective (ERC Project CAREER) Viktor Decker UvA 2021
Understanding old-age inequality: The impact of work, family, and health trajectories on post-retirement economic, social, and psychological well-being across Europe Mustafa Firat RU 2021
The Socio-Political impact of Islamic Religiosity among Muslim citizens in Europe Today (Spirit) Rachel Kollar RU 2021
The role of standardized tracking procedures in inequality of opportunity by socioeconomic and migration background, gender and school composition across the transition from primary to secondary education Ayça Alayli UVA 2020
Volunteering for Refugees in the Netherlands: Building a Common Identity Maikel Meijeren RU 2020
Social networks and physical activity Rob Franken RU 2020
Early career workers and leisure time activity Sara Wiertsema RU 2020
Sources and consequences of beliefs about ethnic inequalities and discrimination Katrin Müller RU 2020
Mental health and psychosocial support for displaced persons: The unintended consequences. Tessa Ubels RU 2020
The emergence of sustainable care cooperatives, the role of social networks Kevin Wittenberg UU 2020
Resources, Intersectionality and Institutions: Determinants of Social Benefit Dependency Jos Slabbekoorn UU 2020
Predicting and preventing a spiral of mutually reinforcing negative outgroup attitudes (spin-out) in multi-ethnic classrooms Yade Rotte RUG 2020
Multiplexity in Criminal Networks Fenna van der Wijk RUG 2020
Further development of the ‘GRIP&GLEAM’ programme for people with a distance to the labormarket and young adults Amber Dings RUG 2020
Reconciling epistemic and demographic diversity Jonas Stein RUG 2020
A new urban-rural divide? Explaining attitudinal differences on the basis of inequalities Twan Huijsmans UVA 2019
From Jungle to Livingroom: understanding the underlying drivers of the market for live reptiles Jordi Janssen UU 2019
Flexible employment in 21st century workplaces Sofie Wiersma RUG 2019
Ethnic diversity, norms and networks Nick Wuestenenk UU 2019
The dark side of cooperation Ana Macanovic UU 2019
An effective anti-bullying program for secondary education Elsje de Vries RUG 2019
Social networks and educational inequality in the transition from primary to secondary education Dieuwke Zwier UVA 2019
Ethnic discrimination in organizations: How can we reduce the influence of racial biases on hiring decisions? Tobias Sachs UVA 2019
How organizations shape ethnic discrimination in the labour market: studying organizations Katharina Stückradt UVA 2019
The interplay between ethnic and educational network segregation and opinion polarization Thijmen Jeroense RU 2019
ICT-competency and social inequality in student performance. What roles do family-, school- and country-level factors play? Renae Loh RU 2019
Long-term employment consequences of informal caregiving: a life-course perspective Klara Raiber RU 2019
Family relationships in diverse postdivorce families and outcomes for children and parents Christian Fang UU 2019
Parent-child relationships in diverse postdivorce families and outcomes for children and parents Ece Arat UU 2019
The impact of teacher-student interactions on children’s sense of belonging and the acceptance of diversity Lian van Vemde UU 2019
Subgroups in dynamic social networks Stepan Zaretckii RUG 2019
How positive and negative peer relations affect school well-being, academic achievement, and problem behaviors in secondary education Sofie Lorijn RUG 2019
Social Network and Prosocial Work Behaviour of Men and Women Sanjana Singh UU 2018
Thriving Under Stress: Understanding What Makes Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Adolescents Susceptible and Resilient to Minority Stress Wouter Kiekens RUG 2018
The Development of Academic Achievement and Social Adaptation in Peer Networks among Chinese Adolescents Xingna Qin RUG 2018
The link between cooperation, social value orientations, and social networks: Exclusion or stimulation of defectors? Carlos de Matos Fernandes RUG 2018
Mobilizing Households for a sustainable Energy Transition Philipp Schneider UU 2018
Cross-border network governance for sustainable training in health care Aliona Ignatieva RUG 2018
The social well-being of older first-generation migrants Rowan ten Kate RUG 2018
Social perceptions, responses, and skills of chronic victims Sanne Kellij RUG 2018
Not in my classroom! Investigating causes and consequences of teacher attunement Eleonora Marucci RUG 2018
Family members stimulating community involvement Marlou Ramaekers RU 2018
Dealing with diversity: Changes over time in resistance to refugees in the Netherlands Inge Hendriks RU 2018
Occupations, Organizations, and Wage Inequality Christoph Janietz UVA 2018
Sustainability of Public Goods in a Changing Society Kasper Otten UU 2018
Healthy employees in Europe: the organisational context Anne van der Put UU 2018
Quality and inequality: The compensatory and multiplicative effect of school quality Kim Stienstra UU 2018
Informal social networks and organizational inclusion: The invisible minority’s dilemma Julian Rengers RUG 2017
The effects of children’s postdivorce residence arrangements on parents Franciella van der Heijden UU 2012
Identity Signaling and Sustainable Cooperation Janine Weeting RUG 2013
The well-being and social connections of same-sex couples in Europe Mirjam Fischer UVA 2013
Electoral support for right-wing parties and local ethnic heterogeneity: modelling the macro-micro link Thomas Feliciani RUG 2014
A Contextual  Approach to Understanding Women’s Underrepresentation in Organizational Authority Dragana Stojmenovska UVA 2016
Volunteering in the Netherlands and abroad. Why, how and with what results? Simon Kuijpers RU 2016
Will the personalization of online social networks intensify opinion polarization? Marijn Keijzer RUG 2016
Effectiveness in coaching teachers to take an active stance against bullying Danelien van Aalst RUG 2016
The boundaries of intergroup toleration Evi Velthuis UU 2017
Sustainable collaborative networks. Design, dynamics, and decay of cooperation and value creation in a multilevel organizational field Thomas Teekens RUG 2017
Understanding territorial disputes in divided societies: collective psychological ownership as a barrier to reconciliation Nora Storz UU 2017
Co-evolution of social networks and health-related behaviors Hendrik Nunner UU 2017
Who owns the country? Collective psychological ownership and intergroup relations in settler societies Wybren Nooitgedagt UU 2017
‘We were here first’: Autochthony as a justification for anti-immigration attitudes and policies in Western Europe Tom Nijs UU 2017
Successful women: Individual opportunities, company policies and general opinions Carly van Mensvoort RU 2017
Perceiving peers’ relationships: Models for three-way social network data Jing Liu RUG 2017
The Educational Divide in Cosmopolitan Orientations: Skills, Selection, or Socialization? Sander Kunst UVA 2017
Durable Cooperation in Complex Families Tara Koster UU 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 Rita Jiao UU 2017
The network of parent figures in an era of family complexity Maaike Hornstra UVA 2017
The long-term socioeconomic consequences of job loss and union dissolution Bram Hogendoorn UVA 2017
The integration paradox revisited Nella Geurts RU 2017
Practicing Toleration: its Underlying Processes Marija Dangubic UU 2017
To be Tolerated: Implications for Well-Being and Collective Action Sara Cvetkovska UU 2017
Adverse youth experiences and educational and occupational success: Resources and resilience Carlijn Bussemakers RU 2017
Social interactions and well-being Vera Buijs RUG 2017
Urban collective living arrangements – Golden key to sustainable communities? Louisa Firnenburg RUG 2017