Dr. Mireille Hubers

Assistant professor

Cubicus B217

Mireille works as an assistant professor at the department Educational Science. Her main research interests include the process of capacity building to facilitate sustainable organizational change, and the role of professional capital in obtaining such change. Her doctoral dissertation illustrated the relationship between capacity building and sustainable change, and the challenges that are arise in the process of change.

Current research projects

  • July 2016 – present: Senior researcher and co-project leader (with dr. Maaike Endedijk) for a project funded by Tech Your Future (http://www.techyourfuture.nl). The goal of this project is to create a toolkit that will help schools to sustain school-wide science education.

Research interests

  • Sustainable organizational change
  • Capacity building
  • Professional capital


I mainly teach in the domain of Human Resource Development in the Master Educational Science & Technology (EST). I am currently involved as a teacher and/or supervisor of (groups of) students in the following courses:

  • Professional Learning in Organizations (B3)
  • Trending Topics (Pre-M)
  • Research Studio (Pre-M)
  • Designing for Professional Learning in Organisations (Pre-M)
  • HRD in a Live Context (M)
  • Leadership and Organizational Change (M)
  • Master Thesis (M)

Selected publications

  • Hubers, M. D. (2016). Capacity Building by Data Team Members to Sustain Schools’ Data Use. Doctoral dissertation. Enschede: Gildeprint.
  • Hubers, M. D., Burk, W. J., Segers, E., Kleinjan, M., Scholte, R. H. J., & Cillessen, A. H. N. (2015). Personality and problem behaviors as predictors of adolescents’ social status: Academic track and gender as moderators. Educational Psychology: An International Journal of Experimental Educational Psychology, doi: 10.1080/01443410.2015.1053841
  • Hubers, M. D., Poortman, C. L., Schildkamp, K., Pieters, J. M. & Handelzalts A. (2016). Opening the black box: Knowledge creation in data teams. Journal of Professional Capital and Community, 1(1), 41- 68. doi: 10.1108/JPCC-07-2015-0003

All publications can be found here: www.researcherid.com/rid/G-8636-2015