Department of Social and Behavioural Sciences

The Department of Social and Behavioural Science coordinates the Majors (and Minors) in Psychology, in International Law, in Politics & International Relations, and in Sociology. In addition our department contributes to the Majors in Philosophy, Politics & Economics, and in Public & Global Health. Please find below a list of staff members and read about their area of research-and teaching expertise.

Social & Behavioural Science

Head of Department

  • dr. (Gera) G Noordzij

    dr. (Gera) G Noordzij

    Dr. Gera Noordzij is a work & industrial and clinical & health psychologist by training. Before starting at EUC, she worked at the Psychology…

(Senior) Lecturers

  • (Samantha) SMS Breuer MSc

    (Samantha) SMS Breuer MSc

    Samantha Breuër is a native from Rotterdam, who obtained her Master’s Degree in Psychology at the Erasmus University Rotterdam. As a lecturer, her interest…
  • dr. (Romit) R Chowdhury

    dr. (Romit) R Chowdhury

    Romit Chowdhury is a Senior Lecturer in Sociology at Erasmus University College. He primarily teaches courses in Urban Sociology, Gender and Sexuality Studies,…
  • (Lisenne) LIS Giel MSc

    (Lisenne) LIS Giel MSc

    Lisenne Giel grew up in Rotterdam where she studied Industrial & Organizational Psychology. She has always been interested in research & academia. She…
  • dr. (Thomas) TJ Hulst

    dr. (Thomas) TJ Hulst

    Thomas Hulst is a lecturer in Methods and Statistics at Erasmus University College (EUC) and has a PhD in Neuroscience from Erasmus MC. The title of his thesis…
  • (Roy) R Kemmers MSc

    (Roy) R Kemmers MSc

    Roy Kemmers (1980) is Lecturer in Sociology at Erasmus University College and a PhD candidate at the Department of Sociology at Erasmus University Rottedam.As…
  • dr. (Turkan) T Ertuna Lagrand LL.M

    dr. (Turkan) T Ertuna Lagrand LL.M

    Türkan Ertuna Lagrand obtained her law degree from the Law Faculty of Ankara University and her LL.M. degree from the Erasmus University Rotterdam on…
  • (Phyllis) PK Livaha LLM

    (Phyllis) PK Livaha LLM

    P. Livaha is a senior lecturer in the Social and Behavioral Sciences department at Erasmus University College (EUC).She has a background in political science…
  • (Alexandros) A Sarris LLM

    (Alexandros) A Sarris LLM

    Alexandros Sarris is a Senior Lecturer in Law at Erasmus University College coordinating the International Law Major. In the past, he has taught International…
  • dr. (Alexander) AA Strelkov

    dr. (Alexander) AA Strelkov

    I am an inquisitive political scientist who conducts societally relevant research as well as engages in innovative teaching. Bridging the divide between…
  • (Marleen) M Vaughan - Waalwijk MSc

    (Marleen) M Vaughan - Waalwijk MSc

    Marleen Waalwijk is a lecturer in Psychology at Erasmus University College (EUC)Marleen has worked at EUC since the start of the programme in 2013. She joined…
  • dr. (Ward) WP Vloeberghs

    dr. (Ward) WP Vloeberghs

    I am affiliated with Erasmus University College Rotterdam as a Senior Lecturer in political science. My expertise lies in the contemporary Middle East, a…
  • dr. (Lisette) L Wijnia

    dr. (Lisette) L Wijnia

    Lisette Wijnia is a lecturer at the Social & Behavioural Sciences department of Erasmus University College, part of Erasmus University Rotterdam. Lisette…


  • dr. (Ina) I Schabram - Viethen

    dr. (Ina) I Schabram - Viethen

    Ina Schabram-Viethen is a tutor at the department of Social and Behavioural Sciences.Ina has received her master’s degree in Mental Health from Maastricht…
  • (Veerle) VFKB Scholtes

    (Veerle) VFKB Scholtes

    Veerle was born and raised in The Hague but moved to Rotterdam to study Liberal Arts and Sciences at Erasmus University College (EUC) in 2015. In December 2018…

Student assistants

  • Jop Dispa

  • Indy Mellink

  • Samantha Vos