Pearl Dykstra#


Pearl Dykstra
Photo: Willem Sluyterman van Loo
Email:dykstra 'at' fsw.eur.nl
Membership Number:4366
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:THE NETHERLANDS
Section:SOCIAL SCIENCES
Username:pdykstra
Elected:2016
Homepage: http://www.egs3h.eur.nl/people/pearl-dykstra



Present and Previous Positions
  • 2012 - present Member High Level Group of scientists advising the cabinet of European Commissioners
  • 2009 - present Full professor empirical sociology Erasmus University Rotterdam
  • 2011 - 2016 Vice President Netherlands Royal Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW)
  • 2002 - 2009 Chair kinship demography Utrecht University
  • 1990 - 2009 Senior researcher Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute The Hague
  • 1985 - 1990 Research associate Department of Social Research Methods Free University Amsterdam

Fields of Scholarship
  • Life course
  • Families
  • Intergenerational relations
  • Loneliness
  • Ageing societies
  • Divorce
  • Marriage
  • Childlessness
  • Demographic changes
  • Surveys

Honours and Awards
  • 1979 ‘Kandidaats’, cum laude, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
  • 1980 Ontario Graduate Scholarship
  • 1981 Ontario Graduate Scholarship
  • 1985 ‘Doctoraal’, cum laude, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
  • 2002 - 2003 Fellow of the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities and Social Studies (NIAS)
  • 2004 Elected Member Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW)
  • 2005 Elected Member of the Royal Holland Society of Sciences and Humanities (KHMW)
  • 2006 Elected Member of the Dutch Social Sciences Council (SWR)
  • 2009 Fellow of the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities and Social Studies (NIAS)
  • 2010 Elected Fellow of the Gerontological Society of America (GSA)
  • 2011 Elected as one of the ‘top scientists’ of the Erasmus University Rotterdam
  • 2013 ERC Advanced Investigator Grant
  • 2015 Appointed to High Level Group of scientists advising the Cabinet of European Commissioners

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