Teaching experience and Training


  • Coordinator and single lecturer: "Foundations of Sociology" (full syllabus can be found here), Research Master (ReMA) course

  • Coordinator and single lecturer: "Families in context: How families define us" (full syllabus can be found here), 2nd year BA / pre-Master course

  • Coordinator, "Bachelor theses Sociology"

  • Lecturer, "The Social Structures of Western Societies", MA level course

  • Supervisor and second reader BA theses (10-12 per academic year as supervisor)

  • Supervisor and second reader MA theses (~5 per academic year as supervisor)


  • Activerend onderwijs (activating teaching) training, Erasmus University Rotterdam

  • Basiskwalificatie Onderwijs, BKO (University Teaching Qualification), Erasmus University Rotterdam

  • Training for Teaching Assistants, University of Groningen


ACADEMIC YEAR 2017 / 2018: University of Amsterdam

  • Coordinator, lecturer, and tutor, “Changing families: From ‘Ozzie &Harriet’ to ‘Modern family’”, MA level elective course

ACADEMIC YEAR 2016 / 2017: University of Amsterdam

  • MA thesis supervision

ACADEMIC YEAR 2015 / 2016: Erasmus University Rotterdam

  • Tutorial coordinator, "Herverdelen, Participeren en Zorgen", MA level, Erasmus University Rotterdam

  • MA theses supervision, Erasmus University Rotterdam

ACADEMIC YEAR 2014 / 2015: Erasmus University Rotterdam

  • MA theses supervision

  • Course coordinator, "Identity: Gender, family, and the welfare state", BA level

  • Tutorial supervision, "Cohesion 3: Deviance", BA level

  • Tutorial supervision, 2 groups, "Identity 2: Politics and Society", BA level

  • Tutorial supervision, 2 groups, "Herverdelen, Participeren en Zorgen", MA level

Lecturing and tutorial instruction, “Networks, cohesion, and inequality”, MA level, University of Amsterdam, Spring 2014 (principle lecturer: Prof. Matthijs Kalmijn)

Supervisor MA / MSc theses

  • Wendy Albers, MA, Tilburg University, 2012 / 2013; thesis title, “Deviant behavior in Dutch neighborhoods: The effects of social embeddedness and collective efficacy”

  • Ruta Savickaite (external supervisor), MSc, University of Groningen, 2011 / 2012; thesis title, “The Effect of Popularity on Adolescent Romantic Relationships”

Supervisor, “Bachelor’s Thesis: Sociology”, BA level, Tilburg University, Spring 2012

  • Co-supervised the computer labs and provided individual guidance to 8 students in the completion of their BA theses

Course coordinator, “Recent advances in Sociology”, MA level, Tilburg University, Fall 2011

  • Instructed students in how to perform a meta-analysis in the social sciences through weekly lectures and one-on-one supervision

TA, Sociology project, “Criminality and Safety”, BA level, University of Groningen, academic years 2008/2009, 2009/2010, and 2010/2011

  • Supervised groups of students in the completion of research projects (including school-based data collection)

TA, “Introduction to Psychology”, Mount Holyoke College, MA, USA, Spring 2005Instructed weekly lab exercises