Copyright: Sander Nieuwenhuys


I am an Assistant Professor at the University of Amsterdam.

My research focuses on the socialization of the self—how social processes shape children’s self-views, and how these processes can be altered to help children flourish.





  • 2016-2018: Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow Stanford University
  • 2015: Ph.D., cum laude, Developmental Psychology, Utrecht University
  • 2013-2014: Fulbright Fellow, The Ohio State University & Stanford University
  • 2011: Research M.A., cum laude, Social and Health Psychology, Utrecht University
  • 2009: B.A., cum laude, Clinical Psychology, Utrecht University, cum laude