prof.dr. (Semiha) S. Denktas

prof.dr. (Semiha) S. Denktas
Full Professor Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences Department of Psychology, Education & Child Studies/ Clinical Psychology
Location
Burg. Oudlaan 50, Rotterdam
Room
T 13-58
Telephone
+31 10 4081712
Email
denktas@essb.eur.nl

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Prof. Semiha Denktaş (Istanbul, 1973) studied Clinical & Health Psychology at Utrecht University and Integration & Migration Studies at the Erasmus University Rotterdam. She obtained her PhD on the subject of The Health and Healthcare use of Elderly First Generation Migrants in the Netherlands.

Denktaş played a seminal role in the establishment of the Erasmus University College, serving as Head of the Social & Behavioural Science department from 2013 to 1 September 2018. As of 1 September 2018, she leads the Behavioural Change pillar at the Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences Rotterdam (ESSB). As of 1 October 2018, Prof. Semiha Denktaş helds the position of Chief Diversity Officer (CDO) at Erasmus…

Prof. Semiha Denktaş (Istanbul, 1973) studied Clinical & Health Psychology at Utrecht University and Integration & Migration Studies at the Erasmus University Rotterdam. She obtained her PhD on the subject of The Health and Healthcare use of Elderly First Generation Migrants in the Netherlands.

Denktaş played a seminal role in the establishment of the Erasmus University College, serving as Head of the Social & Behavioural Science department from 2013 to 1 September 2018. As of 1 September 2018, she leads the Behavioural Change pillar at the Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences Rotterdam (ESSB). As of 1 October 2018, Prof. Semiha Denktaş helds the position of Chief Diversity Officer (CDO) at Erasmus University Rotterdam.

She has a vast amount of experience in large-scale, multi-disciplinary research programmes. In 2017, she started the Behavioural Insights Group Rotterdam (BIG’R) and HEALTHY’R together with the Municipality of Rotterdam. She continues to serve as Academic Director of these collaborations. Through these vessels and under her leadership, various research projects are being conducted in Rotterdam to examine and achieve behaviour change. These include behavioural studies aimed at promoting improved mental and physical health, with a special focus on marginalised and vulnerable groups.

Denktaş is a board member of Female Academics Moving toward Equity (FAME) of the Erasmus University Rotterdam; a group focused on the participation and empowerment of women in all academic ranks. She is also a board member of the “Coalitie Rotterdammers voor Mekaar” (Coalition of Rotterdammers for Each Other); a Rotterdam-focused coalition that engages its network to detect threats to social cohesion and strengthens and combines existing forces and initiatives to increase social cohesion.

      • S.F. van Voorst, S. Temel, S. Denktas & E.A.P. Steegers (2013). Preconceptiezorg. In Handboek vrouwspecifieke geneeskunde. Houten: Prelum Uitgevers
      • G.J. Bonsel, S. Denktas & E.A.P. Steegers (2011). Samenhangende organisatie van preconceptiezorg in de grote stad. Voorbeelden uit Rotterdam. In Reproductieve geneeskunde, gynaecologie en obstetrie anno 2011 (pp. 311-315). Haarlem: DCHG Medische Uitgeverij
      • S. Denktas, S. Temel, A.J.J. Voorham, G.J. Bonsel, E. Birnie & E.A.P. Steegers (2011). Preconceptiezorg: hoe bereik je de mensen? In Reproductieve geneeskunde, gynaecologie en obstetrie anno 2011 (pp. 305-310). Haarlem: DCHG Medische Uitgeverij
      • S. Denktas (2002). Allochtonen in dienst van de GGD. In Minderhedenmonitor Rotterdam 2001 (pp. 139-155). Rotterdam: ISEO/EUR & COS Gemeente Rotterdam
      • S. Denktas & W. van der Zanden (2002). Demografie en Huisvesting. In Minderhedenmonitor Rotterdam 2001 (pp. 8-29). Rotterdam: ISEO/EUR & COS Gemeente Rotterdam
      • S. Denktas (2001). Geestelijke gezondheidszorg. In Minderhedenmonitor Rotterdam 2000 (pp. 125-145). Rotterdam: ISEO/EUR & COS Gemeente Rotterdam
      • S. Denktas (2001). Demografie. In Minderhedenmonitor Rotterdam 2000 (pp. 7-15). Rotterdam: ISEO/EUR & COS Gemeente Rotterdam
      • S. Denktas (2000). De gezondheid van allochtonen. In Minderhedenmonitor Rotterdam 1999 (pp. 65-126). Rotterdam: ISEO/EUR & COS Gemeente Rotterdam
      • S. Denktas (2000). Deelgemeenten: beleid en praktijk. In Minderhedenmonitor Rotterdam 1999. Rotterdam: ISEO/EUR COS Gemeente Rotterdam
      • J. Dagevos & S. Denktas (1999). De vertegenwoordiging van minderheden in twee gemeentelijke diensten: slaag- en faalfactoren. In Minderhedenmonitor Rotterdam 1998 (pp. 79-111). Rotterdam: ISEO/EUR & COS Gemeente Rotterdam
      • S. Denktas & R. Vogels (1999). Etnische minderheden in Rotterdam, demografische gegevens. In Minderhedenmonitor Rotterdam 1998 (pp. 125-145). Rotterdam: ISEO/EUR & COS Gemeente Rotterdam
      • S. Denktas & R. Vogels (1999). Minderhedenorganisaties en algemene instellingen. In Minderhedenmonitor Rotterdam 1998 (pp. 119-148). Rotterdam: ISEO/EUR & COS Gemeente Rotterdam
      • S. Denktas & A. Burdorf (2016). Wordt het geen tijd om de grote gezondheidsverschillen in Nederland op te lossen? Een essay over de oorzaken en de oplossingen. In opdracht van de Raad voor de Volksgezondheid en Samenleving: Den Haag.
  • Bigr

    Start date approval
    Jan/2017
    End date approval
    Dec/2019
    Place
    ROTTERDAM
    Description
    Academic Director
    Specialty
    Psychology of Behaviour Change

    Healthy'r

    Start date approval
    Feb/2017
    End date approval
    Jan/2020
    Place
    ROTTERDAM
    Description
    Academic Director
    Specialty
    Psychology of Behaviour Change

    Wetenschappelijk congres arch

    Start date approval
    Feb/2018
    End date approval
    Feb/2021
    Place
    ROTTERDAM
    Specialty
    Psychology of Behaviour Change
  • Health Psychology

    Title
    Health Psychology
    Year
    2018
    Year level
    (Level 300)
  • Full Professor

    University
    Erasmus University Rotterdam
    School
    Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences
    Department
    Department of Psychology, Education & Child Studies/ Clinical Psychology
    Country
    Nederland
    Telephone
    +31 10 4081712

    Endowed Professor

    University
    Erasmus University Rotterdam
    School
    Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences
    Department
    Erasmus University College (EUC)
    Country
    Nederland
    Telephone
    +31 10 4081712

Address

Visiting address

Burg. Oudlaan 50 3062 PA Rotterdam

Postal address

Postbus 1738 3000 DR Rotterdam