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dr. J.K. (Jan Kornelis) Dijkstra

Associate Professor

Personal details

Title(s), first name, surname:              Dr. Jan Kornelis Dijkstra                   

Male/female:                                      Male

Date and place of birth:                       27-09-1976  Metslawier

Nationality:                                         Dutch

Birth country of parents:                      The Netherlands

Address for correspondence:                Department of Sociology

                                                          University of Groningen

                                                          Grote Rozenstraat 31, 9712 TG Groningen

Telephone:                                          050 – 3636551

Fax:                                                    050 – 3636226



University:                                          University of Groningen

Date:                                                 31-08-2002    

Main subject:                                      Sociology (cum laude)

Master thesis:                                    

Een theoretisch, empirisch onderzoek naar de relatie tussen het publiek domein als sociale orde en geweldsincidenten binnen dit domein.


University:                                         University of Groningen

Date:                                                29-10-2007

Supervisor (‘Promotor’):                     prof. dr. S. Lindenberg

Supervisor (‘Co-promotor’)                 dr. R. Veenstra           

Title of thesis:                                    

Status and Affection among (pre)adolescents and their Relation with Antisocial and Prosocial Behavior

Work experience

2013-present   Associate Professor (2), University of Groningen, the Netherlands

2012-2013       Assistant Professor (1), University of Groningen, the Netherlands

2009-2012       Assistant Professor (2), University of Groningen, the Netherlands

2007-2009       Postdoctoral researcher, University of Groningen, the Netherlands

2002-2007       PhD student, University of Groningen, the Netherlands

2002-present   Member of Research School ICS, Interuniversity Center for Social Science Theory and Methodology

Other work experience

2008-present  Member of Examination Board Sociology

2009              Organizer of Peer Relations Researchers conference (PRO)

2009-2011      Member of Faculty Council Behavioral and Social Sciences

2003-2009      Member of Thesis Committee Sociology

2003-2005      Representative PhD students Sociology, University of Groningen


2011-present   Journal of Research on Adolescence. Consulting editor and guest editor special issue on network-behavior dynamics (SIENA) (2013)

2011-present   Consulting Editor Psykhe

2006-2010      Associate Editor Sociologie Magazine

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