Education and career
Assistant Professor at the Dept. of Neuropsychology & Rehabilitation psychology. Radboud University, Nijmegen.
PhD in Social Sciences obtained on 14-11-2013 (Cum Laude ~ top 5%)
Researcher at the Pompestichting, Centre for Forensic Psychiatry. Dept. of Diagnostics, Education and Research, Nijmegen
Guest Professor at the Collaborative Antwerp Psychiatric Research Institute (CAPRI). Antwerp University, Belgium.
Honorary Research Fellow. Coventry University, UK.
PhD candidate at the Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour. Radboud University, Nijmegen.
Policy Officer at Pompestichting, Centre for Forensic Psychiatry.
Junior Researcher at the Dept. of Psychiatry, Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen
Cognitive psychology at Leiden University (Bene meritum)
EEG test assistant at the Centre for Human Drug Research, Leiden
Student researcher for the Vereniging Nederlandse Vliegers. Project title: "Vervliegt Vliegveiligheid: Which factors form a threat to air safety."
Secondary Education (VWO), Radulphus College, Willemstad, Curacao
(Dutch, Spanish, English, Mathematics/Statistics, Biology, Chemistry, Physics)
NWO VENI grant. Modelling decision-making in violent antisocial offenders. Principal Investigator (PI). (€250.000)
Stichting Koningsheide grant. DRASTICO. Co-PI with dr. David Vinkers and Prof. dr. Henk Nijman. (€15.000)
DCC feasibility grant. Structural brain morphology in offenders. Co-PI with dr. Rogier Mars. (€28.000)
Stichting Koningsheide grant. Co-PI with dr. B.H. (Erik) Bulten and dr. K. von Borries. (€30.000)
Subjective reward in antisocial forensic offenders. Co-PI with Dr. Roald Maes. (€250.000)
WODC grant. Project title: “The role of the Freeze-Fight-Flight system in violent terrorist attacks”. Co-PI with Prof. dr. Karin Roelofs (€75.000)
NWO Mosaic Grant. Project title: “Neurophysiological correlates of action monitoring in violent psychopathic offenders”. PI (€200.000)
Dutch Caribbean Science Pearl award
Teacher of the Year award for teaching excellence in the Health Psychology Master program
Dissertation award from the Dutch Society for Neuropsychology (NVN)
Koningsheide award: a prestigious award for outstanding and innovative scientific contribution to Dutch forensic psychiatry