Our team

The Centre for BOLD Cities' team and affiliate network consists of the following people:

BOLD Cities board and staff

Supervisory board

Prof. dr. Erwin Muller (Leiden University)
Prof. dr. John Schmitz (Delft University of Technology)
Prof. dr. Victor Bekkers (Erasmus University)

Executive board

Prof. dr. Liesbet van Zoonen (academic director, Erasmus University)
Prof. dr. Jaap van den Herik (Leiden University)
Dr. Alexander Koutamanis (Delft University of Technology)

Support staff

Luuk Schokker (executive manager, Leiden-Delft-Erasmus, location EUR)
Merlina Slotboom (community manager, Leiden-Delft-Erasmus, location EUR)

BOLD Cities researchers

Prof. dr. Marjolijn Das (Professor by special appointment, Erasmus University | CBS)

Project team Urban environment for vulnerable youth

Prof. dr. Carolien Rieffe (Leiden University)
Lisa van Klaveren (Leiden University)
Dr. Rachel O’Connor (Leiden University)
Dr. Sarah Giest (Leiden University)
Dr. Mitra Barachi (Leiden University)
Dr. Alexander Koutamanis (Delft University of Technology)
Dr. Kristin Greaves-Lord (Erasmus MC)

Project team Disaster management through official and social media

Dr. Monique Arkesteijn (Delft University of Technology)
Dr. Jan Rellermeyer (Delft University of Technology)
Dr. Sobhan Omranian (Delft University of Technology)
Dr. Peter Scholten (Erasmus University)
Dr. Rebecca Moody (Erasmus University)

Project team SYMTRA: Symbolic neighborhood trajectories in the digital city

Dr. John Boy (Leiden University)
Dr. Bart Barendregt (Leiden University)
Dr. Aksel Ersoy (Delft University of Technology)
Dr. Achilleas Psyllidis (Delft University of Technology)
Dr. Daniel Trottier (Erasmus University)
Dr. Jay Lee (Erasmus University)
Dr. Fadi Hirzalla (Erasmus University)

Re-integration in BOLD cities (ZonMW) team

Dr. Merel Schuring (Erasmus MC)
Berivan Yildiz (Erasmus MC)
Prof. dr. Marike Knoef (Leiden University)

Big data for youth policy (NWA-JOIN) team

Dr. Jay Lee (Erasmus University)
Dr. Jason Pridmore (Erasmus University)
Dr. Andrea Mauri (Delft University of Technology)
Dr. Alessandro Bozzon (Delft University of Technology)
Dr. Achilleas Psyllidis (Delft University of Technology)
Dr. Sarah Giest (Leiden University)

Breaking the cycle (NWO) team

Lisa van Klaveren (Leiden University)
Prof. dr. Carolien Rieffe (Leiden University)

Jouw buurt, jouw data & Data design studio team

Dr. Emiel Rijshouwer (Erasmus University)
Dr. Els Leclercq (Delft University of Technology)

Affiliated researchers

Erasmus University
Gijs Custers
Anne van Eldik 
Dr. Jiska Engelbert 
Sabrina Huizenga 
Prof. dr. Gabriele Jacobs
Prof. dr. Jeroen Jansz 
Prof. dr. Lex Burdorf (Erasmus MC)

Delft University of Technology
Prof. dr. Ellen van Bueren
Prof. dr. Geert-Jan Houben 
Prof. dr. Marijn Janssen
Dr. Reinout Kleinhans 
Prof. dr. Gerd Kortuem
Dr. Bastiaan van Loenen 
Dr. Anneke Zuiderwijk 

Leiden University
Prof. dr. Thomas Bäck 
Dr. Bart Barendregt
Dr. Mitra Barachi 
Dr. John Boy
Dr. Rob van Eijk
Prof. dr. Holger Hoos
Prof. dr. Bram Klievink
Dr. Arno Knobbe 
Prof. dr. Wessel Kraaij 
Dr. Arie-Willem de Leeuw 
Dr. Matthijs van Leeuwen 
Prof. dr. Bernard Steunenberg
Lise Stork 
Dr. Katy Wolstencroft