prof.dr. (Peter) P Nikken

prof.dr. (Peter) P Nikken
Endowed Professor Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication Department of Media and Communication
Location
Burg. Oudlaan 50, Rotterdam
Room
M8-43
Telephone
+31104088090
Email
nikken@eshcc.eur.nl

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Peter Nikken is Endowed Professor on Parental Mediation in the Department of media and Communication at the Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication, Erasmus University Rotterdam.

His research interests is focused on the intermediate role of parents and professional educators for children’s media use. More specifically, Peter Nikken looks at how parents and co-educators experience the presence of media in the child’s environment and how their educational and care-giving strategies are related to the child’s development. Moreover, he also looks at how the media-industry affects parenting by either supporting parents and co-educators in their mediation practices or by creating problems for…

Peter Nikken is Endowed Professor on Parental Mediation in the Department of media and Communication at the Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication, Erasmus University Rotterdam.

His research interests is focused on the intermediate role of parents and professional educators for children’s media use. More specifically, Peter Nikken looks at how parents and co-educators experience the presence of media in the child’s environment and how their educational and care-giving strategies are related to the child’s development. Moreover, he also looks at how the media-industry affects parenting by either supporting parents and co-educators in their mediation practices or by creating problems for parenting.

Peter Nikken has published widely both popular and academic reports on children, young people and media in the Netherlands and abroad. In addition, he has also given many presentations on children and media regarding media violence, advertising, children's TV broadcasting policy, and sex in the media. He is an academic consultant for several organisations, including Kijkwijzer and PEGI (the age-rating classification systems for media productions), Kennisnet/Mijn Kind Online, and the Dutch Media Authority (CvdM).

Peter Nikken is also a senior researcher at the Netherlands Youth Institute (NJi) in Utrecht and Lector in Child and media studies at Windesheim university for applied science, Zwolle. He received his PhD from Leiden University in 1999 with a thesis on quality standards for children's television.

  • Media, Children and Parents

    Title
    Media, Children and Parents
    Year
    2018
    Year level
    (BA-2) (BA-3)

    Master Class

    Title
    Master Class
    Year
    2018
    Year level
    (MA) (MA) (MA) (MA)

    Master's Thesis

    Title
    Master's Thesis
    Year
    2018
    Year level
    (MA) (MA) (MA) (MA)
  • Endowed Professor

    University
    Erasmus University Rotterdam
    School
    Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication
    Department
    Department of Media and Communication
    Country
    The Netherlands
    Telephone
    +31104088090
  • Windesheim university of applied science

    Role
    Lector Youth and media
    Obtained Wage
    yes
    Start date approval
    Sep/2012

    Netherlands Youth Institute

    Role
    senior researcher
    Obtained Wage
    yes
    Start date approval
    Jan/2007

Address

Visiting address

Burg. Oudlaan 50 3062 PA Rotterdam

Postal address

Postbus 1738 3000 DR Rotterdam