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dr. M. Derksen

Assistant Professor

Maarten Derksen studied Theoretical Psychology at the University of Leiden. He received his PhD from the University of Groningen for a study of the rhetoric with which psychologists demarcate their discipline from common sense. He is still interested in the boundaries of psychology; other current research topics include  social technology and the replication discussion in psychology. He teaches theory and history of psychology, as well as research ethics and scientific integrity.

He was an associate of the 'What makes organisation?' research programme at the Copenhagen Business School and serves on the editorial board of Theory & Psychology.

You can also find him, and most of his papers, on He has a blog, Psychology & History, and is sometimes active on Twitter as @derxen.

Last modified:19 June 2017 2.39 p.m.

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Job title:
Assistent professor
Working hours:
Monday - Friday 8:30 - 16:30. Office hours by appointment.