Assistant Professor, Leiden University, faculty of Governance and Global Affairs (2015- present)
Public Affairs and Policy Group
Lecturing policy making and research design
Conducting research about food governance, and agenda setting

Assistant Professor, Wageningen University (2006-2015)
Public Administration and Policy Group
Lecturing "Introduction Public Administration" and "Trust and Governance"
Conducting research about trust and policy, policy agenda setting, food governance, agricultural policies
MA and BA level

Assistant Professor, Leiden University (2005-2006)
Department of Public Administration
Lecturing "Introduction Public Administration" and "Public Policy"
Conducting research about trust and policy
MA and BA level

Lecturer, Leiden University (2003-2005)
Department of Public Administration
Lecturing "Public Policy" and "Strategic Management"
MA and BA level

Visiting researcher, Food and Agriculture Organization (UN), Rome, Italy (1999)Developing case study material for International Education Programs

Tutorial instructor, Erasmus University, Rotterdam (1993-1994)
Lecturing "Statistics for the Social Sciences" (SPSS)

Other positions:
Research-fellow (2009-present) Montesquieu Institute, The Hague
Lecturer (2007-present) PhD courses at the Netherlands Institute of Government
Lecturer (2001-2011) Practitioners at the National Civil Servants Programme


Netherlands Institute of Government (1999-2002)
PhD training-programme, various courses

Leiden University (1999-2003)
PhD dissertation: Cultivating Trust: How do public policies become trusted?

University of Utrecht (1992-1996)
MA Religious Studies (Propaedeuse and doctorate 1 & 2; unfinished), major: Ethics

Erasmus University, Rotterdam (1991-1996)
MA Public Administration, major: Public Governance and Private Enterprising, Internship Department of Labour, Singapore, MA-thesis: Ethics of Economic Survivalism: an Exploration of Institutional and Cultural Contingencies in Singapore

Marnix Gymnasium, Rotterdam (1984-1991)