Curriculum vitae

I studied psychology at the University of Groningen where I received a master degree in Work, Organizational, and Personnel Psychology as well as in Methodology and Statistics.

In 1996 I started as a PhD student in the Data Theory department at Leiden University studying Multidimensional Scaling methodology for transition frequency data under the supervision of Prof. dr. Willem Heiser.

On the 5th of April 2001 I received my PhD (Cum Laude). At that moment I was a Post-doc at the Methodology and Statistics unit of the Psychological Institute, where I became assistant professor in 2002, associate professor in 2011 and full professor in 2014.