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My research program focuses on public servants’ behavior, psychological characteristics, and competencies, and on how their work is affected by managerial techniques, human resource management (HRM), and organizational structures. Currently, I do research on blue-collar workers in public services. I am interested in public servants’ work-related creativity, wellbeing, and work-life balance.
Methodologically speaking, I like to program in R to solve
big medium (unstructured) data problems and try to bring across my passion for quantitative text analysis, sound statistical research and good psychological measurement instruments to students.
I am blessed with four small children, of which the oldest just turned seven, and a cat without a tail. If there is still time left, I put my energy in making Lego design objects.
I have a background in Public Aministration and Organization Studies (BA & MA); and did my PhD in psychometrics. I am currently working as assistant professor at the department of Public Administration, Radboud University, the Netherlands.
I am involved in several international organizations, including the International Research Society for Public Management; and an editorial board member of several journals. At Radboud University, I run the Work-Life consortium.
Follow the link above to more informatiom about my app for diary research: DearScholar.