(Nicole) N Lucassen

dr. (Nicole) N Lucassen
Assistant Professor Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences Department of Psychology, Education & Child Studies/ Clinical Child and Family Studies
Burg. Oudlaan 50, Rotterdam

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Nicole Lucassen is an assistant professor at the Department of Psychology, Education and Child Studies. Her primary research interest involves the link between parenting in different contexts and child development.

Nicole obtained a Master’s degree in Child and Family Studies (Leiden University: 2002), a Master’s degree in Epidemiology (Erasmus University Medical Center: 2010) and completed her PhD at the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the Erasmus University Medical Center (2013). In her current work Nicole focuses on intergenerational transmission of parenting, child development within the context of the family system, gender differences in parenting, the interplay between family life and school, and key mechanisms in prevention and intervention programs focused on parenting and child development.

Research interests include: context of parenting, role of the father, grandparents, family system, gender differences, child development, prevention and intervention, observational research, longitudinal studies.

Nicole is the program director for the Masters of Pedagogy and Educational Sciences. She coordinates a Minor course on contemporary families (Gezinnen van nu) and a Master course on upbringing in context (Opvoeders binnen en buiten het gezin). Finally, Nicole is involved in the supervision of internships and theses of undergraduate and graduate students in the field of Child and Family Studies and Family Sociology.


Visiting address

Burg. Oudlaan 50 3062 PA Rotterdam

Postal address

Postbus 1738 3000 DR Rotterdam