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Kees Aarts appointed as new dean of the faculty of Behavioural and Social Sciences

29 February 2016
Kees Aarts

The University Board has decided to appoint prof. dr. Kees Aarts as of August 1 as dean of the faculty of Behavioural and Social Sciences.

Kees Aarts is currently professor of Political Sciences at Twente University and was until recently scientific director of the Institute for Innovation and Governance Studies of  Twente University.
Next to his appointment as dean, Kees Aarts has also been appointed as professor of Political Institutions and Behavior in the faculty.

For more information about Kees Aarts, we refer you to

The faculty board is very happy with the appointment of the new dean and is looking forward to working with him.

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