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
Erasmus University Rotterdam
Room
M 8-43
Telephone
+31 10 4088090
Email
nikken@eshcc.eur.nl

Latest academic publication

P. Nikken & S.J. Opree (2018). Guiding young children’s digital media use: SES-differences in mediation concerns and competence. Journal of Child and Family Studies. doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10826-018-1018-3

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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 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.

        • P. Nikken (2017). Parental mediation of media. In P. Roessler, C. Hoffner & L. van Zoonen (Eds.), International Encyclopedia of Media effects. Hoboken: Wiley
        • J. Jansz & P. Nikken (2010). Games. In J. de Haan & R. Pijpers (Eds.), Contact! Children and New Media (pp. 29-53). Houten: Bohn Stafleu van Loghum
        • P. Nikken (2018). Young children growing up in a media-saturated environment: The Dutch situation. In C. Martins, C. Rodrigues & C. Ponte (Eds.), Boom Digital? Crianças (3-8 anos) e ecrãs (pp. 93-112). Lisbon: ERC – Entidade Reguladora para a Comunicação Social
        • P. Nikken (2017). Commentary: The need for evidence based parenting support. In Media, family interaction and digitalisation of childhood. Cheltenham Glos: Edward Elgar Publishers
        • P. Nikken (2011). Pubers, media en seks. In M. Clerkx, R. de Groot & F. Prins (Eds.), Grensoverschrijdend gedrag van pubers (pp. 85-100). Leuven: Garant
        • P. Nikken (2018, februari 9). Instrumental use of media technology in childrearing: Relationships with trust in parenting. Ghent, Etmaal van de Communicatiewetenschap.
        • P. Nikken (2015, november 24). Keynote Kinderen en media: De professional aan zet. Utrecht, Gemeente Utrecht.
        • P. Nikken (2013, augustus 29). Keynote Media-pedagogiek in de 21e eeuw; heeft het nut om je daar in te verdiepen? Zwolle, Opening academic year Windesheim University of applied sciences.
        • P. Nikken (2012, juni 6). Keynote Schadelijke effecten van media op minderjarige. Leuven, Vlaamse Regulator voor de Media.
        • J. Jansz & P. Nikken (2011). Parental mediation of young children's internet use. EU Kids Online Conference: London (2011, september 22 - 2011, september 23).
        • N. Sonck, P. Nikken & J. de Haan (2011). Determinants of internet mediation: a comparison of the reports by parents and children. EU kids online conference: London, UK (2011, september 22 - 2011, september 22).
        • P. Nikken & M.H. Schols (2014). How and why parents guide the media use of infants, toddlers, kindergartners and early childhood children; an exploratory study. Etmaal van de Communicatiewetenschap 2014: Wageningen (2014, februari 3 - 2014, februari 4).
        • P. Nikken (2014). Keynote Parenting children with film: The Dutch situation. The 1st European Conference on Children’s Film: Erfurt (2014, juni 18).
      • P. Nikken & A. Addink (2011). Opvoedondersteuning bij mediaopvoeding. (Intern rapport). Utrecht: Nederlands Jeugdinstituut
      • P. Nikken & H. de Graaf (2011). Seks in de media: Wat doen jongeren er mee? Een onderzoek met twee metingen. (Intern rapport). Utrecht: Nederlands Jeugd Instituut
  • Endowed Professor

    University
    Erasmus University Rotterdam
    School
    Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication
    Department
    Department of Media and Communication
    Country
    Nederland
    Telephone
    +31 10 4088090
  • Nederlands Jeugdinstituut

    Start Date
    Jan/2001
    End Date
    Is current
    Place
    UTRECHT
    Description
    Senior inhoud
    Specialty
    Mediaopvoeding

    Windesheim

    Start Date
    Sep/2015
    End Date
    Is current
    Place
    ZWOLLE
    Description
    lector
    Specialty
    Mediaopvoeding
  • Netherlands Youth Institute

    Role
    senior researcher
    Obtained Wage
    yes
    Start Date
    Jan/2007

    Windesheim university of applied science

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

Address

Visiting address

Burg. Oudlaan 50 3062 PA Rotterdam

Postal address

Postbus 1738 3000 DR Rotterdam