Curriculum Vitae

Major in research methods of the social sciences (mathematical sociology), and minors in sociological theory and economics, at the Catholic University of Nijmegen (now Radboud University). During my study I lectured in statistics and introductory research methods. I took also part of the research advisory group of the faculty. After the finalisation of my doctoral study I started working as an assistant professor in research methods at the department (later faculty) of Public Administration at the University of Twente. In 1992 I defended my dissertation there. (De maatschappelijke betekenis van beroepsprestige; The societal impact of occupational prestige). My supervisors were Prof. dr. G.P.A. Braam (University of Twente) and Prof. dr. J. Berting (Erasmus University).