Academic Career

  • Full professor, ISPA – University Institute of Psychological, Social and Life Sciences, Lisbon, Portugal (2022- present)
  • Visiting Scholar & Research Associate, Center for Attachment Research, The New School for Social Research, New York (2022-present)
  • Visiting Consultant, National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (2022 – present)
  • Honorary Senior Visiting Fellow, Department of Public Health and Primary Care Unit,¬†University of Cambridge, UK (2018 – 2020)
  • Full Professor, Faculty of Behavioural and Movement Sciences, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands (2018 – 2022)
  • Full Professor, Centre for Child and Family Studies, Leiden University (2007-2022)
  • Full Professor, Rommert Casimir Research Institute, Leiden University (2007-2022)
  • Associate professor (UHD), Centre for Child and Family Studies and Data Theory, Leiden University (2004-2007)
  • Assistant professor (UD), Centre for Child and Family Studies and Data Theory, Leiden University (1993-2004)
  • PhD Leiden University (October 1993). ‘The Adult Attachment Interview: Psychometric analyses’ (Advisor: Marinus H. van IJzendoorn)
  • MA Education (March 1989), Centre for Child and Family Studies and Data Theory, Leiden University. Subject: Attachment and maternal structuring