Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae


Current Position

Assistant Professor

July 2020 –

Netherlands Defence Academy

International Security Studies


Postdoctoral Researcher

October 2016 – June 2020

Utrecht University

Member of the project Blueprints of Hope, led by prof. Beatrice de Graaf.

Co-promotor of the 2 PhD’s in the project and tasked with the daily project management.


Doctoral Researcher

2012-2016, VU University Amsterdam

Research Project: Normative Power and Military Means. The evolving character of the EU’s international power

Funding: NWO Research Talent Grant 406-11-027


    2017: PhD in Political Science, VU University Amsterdam

    2011: MSc in Social Research – track Political Science (cum laude, VU University Amsterdam // Johannes van de Zouwen Master Thesis Award 2011)

    2009: BSc in Political Science (cum laude), VU University Amsterdam