CV

POSITIONS

2018-presentAssistant Professor, Research Institute of Child Development and Education, University of Amsterdam
2016-2018Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow, Department of Psychology, Stanford University
2014-2018Postdoc, Research Institute of Child Development and Education, University of Amsterdam
2013-2014Fulbright Scholar, The Ohio State University & Stanford University
2011-2014Ph.D. student, Developmental Psychology, Utrecht University

EDUCATION

2015 Ph.D., cum laude, Developmental Psychology, Utrecht University
2011 M.A., cum laude, Social and Health Psychology, 2-year Research Master, Utrecht University
2009 B.A., cum laude, Clinical and Health Psychology, Utrecht University

AWARDS (selection)

2021SRCD Early Career Research Contributions Award, Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD)
2020Achievement Award for Early Career Psychologists, American Psychological Association (APA)
2018National Postdoc Prize, The Young Academy of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) and Royal Holland Society of Sciences and Humanities (KHMW)
2018Rising Star Award, Association for Psychological Science (APS)
2018Paul van Geert Award, Dutch Association of Developmental Psychology (VNOP)
2017The George Butterworth Young Scientist Award, The European Association of Developmental Psychology (EADP)
2016CAS Dissertation Award, Utrecht Centre for Child and Adolescent Studies (CAS)
2015Top 25 of New Scientist Talent Award
2013CAS Best Article Award, Utrecht Centre for Child and Adolescent Studies (CAS)
2011Best Student Award of Social and Health Psychology, Utrecht University
2011Valedictorian of the Graduate School of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Utrecht University

GRANTS AS PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR (selection)

2021Jacobs Foundation Research Fellowship
2021KNAW Early Career Partnership, Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW)
2021Jacobs Foundation COVID-19 Education Challenge
2021Science Communication by Scientists, Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW)
2018YIELD Graduate Programme grant, University of Amsterdam
2016Individual Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellowship, European Commission, Horizon2020
2016Rubicon*, The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research
2016YIELD Graduate Programme grant, University of Amsterdam
2015Niels Stensen Fellowship*
2015Van der Gaag Grant, Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW)
2014Personal Support Grant*, Education and Learning Sciences (ELS)
2013Kind en Adolescent travel grant
2013Fulbright Scholarship
*Awarded to me but I respectfully declined them in favor of a competing fellowship.

REVIEWING ACTIVITIES (selection)

2020 Editor, Psychological Perspectives on Praise (Routledge)
2019-present Consulting editor, Child Development
2017 Guest editor, Child Development (special section: “Origins of Children’s Self-Views”)
2017 Guest editor, Journal of Abnormal Psychology (special section: “Dark Personality Traits”)
2011-present Ad-hoc reviewer for 48 journals (e.g., Psychological Bulletin, Perspectives on Psychological Science, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Psychological Science, Developmental Psychology, Developmental Science, Journal of Educational Psychology, American Psychologist)

MEMBERSHIPS OF SCIENTIFIC SOCIETIES (selection)

2021-presentThe Young Academy (De Jonge Akademie) member, The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW)
2020-presentScientists’ Alliance for Communicating Child Development Knowledge member
2019Jacobs Foundation Young Scholar Program, Jacobs Foundation
2018-presentAmsterdam Young Academy (AYA), founding member and vice-chair
2015-presentInternational Resilience Alliance (INTRESA) founding member
2015-presentBehavioral and Brain Sciences (BBS) associate member
2012-presentMember of various international societies and associations (e.g., APA, APS, EADP, ISSBD, ISSI, SRCD)