dr. (Nicole) N. Lucassen

dr. (Nicole) N. Lucassen
Assistant Professor Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences Department of Pedagogical Sciences
Location
Erasmus University Rotterdam
Room
T 13-44
Telephone
+31 10 4089026
Email
lucassen@essb.eur.nl

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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 role of the father in child development, with a focus on the family system.

Nicole obtained a Master’s degree in Child and Family Studies (Leiden University) and in Epidemiology and completed her PhD at the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the Erasmus University Medical Center. Her dissertation entitled Do fathers matter? In search for causes and consequences of parental sensitivity is the cornerstone of her current research, which focuses on the direct and interactive effects of maternal and paternal parenting on cognitive and socio-…

Nicole Lucassen is an assistant professor at the Department of Psychology, Education and Child Studies. Her primary research interest involves the role of the father in child development, with a focus on the family system.

Nicole obtained a Master’s degree in Child and Family Studies (Leiden University) and in Epidemiology and completed her PhD at the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the Erasmus University Medical Center. Her dissertation entitled Do fathers matter? In search for causes and consequences of parental sensitivity is the cornerstone of her current research, which focuses on the direct and interactive effects of maternal and paternal parenting on cognitive and socio-emotional development of the child/adolescent.

Research interests: role of the father, parenting, family system, child development, longitudinal studies.

Nicole is involved in the following studies:

Generation R Study: www.generationr.nl

Generation R Next Study: www.generationr.nl/next/

Flemish Study on Parenting, Personality and Development: www.fsppd.be

FATHERCHILD Study: www.driehoekonderzoek.nl

      • N. Lucassen, H. Tiemeier, P.C.M. Luijk, M. Linting, M. Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.H. van IJzendoorn, V.W.V.K. Jaddoe, A. Hofman, F.C. Verhulst & M.P. van den Berg (2015). Expressed emotion during pregnancy predics observed sensitivity of mothers and fathers in eary childhood. Parenting-Sciene And Practice, 15 (3), 158-165. doi: 10.1080/15295192.2015.1053316
      • N. Lucassen, R. Kok, M. Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.H. van IJzendoorn, V.W.V.K. Jaddoe, A. Hofman, F.C. Verhulst, M.P. Lambregtse-van den Berg & H.W. Tiemeier (2015). Executive functions in early childhood: The role of maternal and paternal parenting practices. British Journal of Developmental Psychology, 33 (4), 489-505. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/bjdp.12112
      • E. Szekely, N. Lucassen, H. Tiemeier, M. Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.H. van IJzendoorn, R. Kok, V.W.V.K. Jaddoe, A. Hofman, F.C. Verhulst & C.M. Herba (2014). Maternal depressive symptoms and sensitivity are related to young children's facial expression recognition: The Generation R Study. Development & Psychopathology, 26 (2), 333-345. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0954579413001028
      • R. Kok, N. Lucassen, M. Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.H. van IJzendoorn, A. Ghassabian, S.J. Roza, P. Govaert, V.W.V.K. Jaddoe, A. Hofman, F.C. Verhulst & H. Tiemeier (2014). Parenting, corpus callosum, and executive function in preschool children. Child Neuropsychology, 20 (5), 583-606. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09297049.2013.832741
      • R. Keizer, N. Lucassen, V.W.V.K. Jaddoe & H.W. Tiemeier (2014). Father involvement and toddler’s behavioral and emotional problems: Are sons and daughters differentially affected? Fathering: A Journal of Theory, Research, and Practice about Men as Fathers, 12 (1), 38-51.
      • R.A.M. Cents, R. Kok, H. Tiemeier, N. Lucassen, E. Szekely, M. Bakermans-Kranenburg, A. Hofman, V.W.V.K. Jaddoe, M.H. Van IJzendoorn, F.C. Verhulst & M.P. Lambregtse-van den Berg (2014). Variations in maternal 5-HTTLPR affect observed parenting. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 55 (9), 1025-1032.
      • M.P. Lambregtse-van den Berg, N. Lucassen, M. Kuipers-Nap, P. Dingemans, V.W.V.K. Jaddoe, A. Hofman, F.C. Verhulst & H.W. Tiemeier (2013). Assessing expressed emotion during pregnancy. Psychiatry Research, 205 (3), 285-288. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.psychres.2012.08.037
      • N. Lucassen, A. Tharner, M.H. van IJzendoorn, M. Bakermans-Kranenburg, B. Volling, F.C. Verhulst, M.B. van den Berg & H.W. Tiemeier (2011). The association between paternal sensitivity and infant–father attachment security: A meta-analysis of three decades of research. Journal of Family Psychology, 25 (6), 986-992. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/a0025855
      • C.M. Koolstra & N. Lucassen (2004). Viewing behavior of children and TV guidance by parents: A comparison of parent and child reports. Communications: the European journal of communication research (print), 29, 179-198.
      • C.M. Koolstra, J. Van Zanten, N. Lucassen & N. Ishaak (2004). The formal pace of Sesame Street over 26 years. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 99, 354-360.
        • M. Pool, M. Distelbrink & N. Lucassen (2006). Ouders aan het woord: Hoe gezinsvriendelijk is Rotterdam? Den Haag: NGR
        • M. Pool, P.H.A.M. Geense & N. Lucassen (2005). Signalement 3C Allochtone gezinnen: Opvoeding van tieners. Den Haag: NGR
        • M. Pool & N. Lucassen (2005). De Glazen Tussenwand. Waar ouders tegenaan lopen bij de verdeling van arbeid, zorg en huishouden. Den Haag: NGR
        • M. Distelbrink, N. Lucassen & E. Hooghiemstra (2005). Gezin anno nu. Den Haag: RMO
      • N. Lucassen (2018, mei 16). Parenting under the microscope. Wageningen, Vereniging Nederlandse Ontwikkelingspsychologie (VNOP) Biennial Meeting.
      • N. Lucassen (2017, november 17). Vaders en Verlof. Tweede Kamer, Den Haag, Expertmeeting.
      • N. Lucassen (2018, juni 4). Do fathers matter? The role of the father in child development. University of Cambridge, Seminar.
      • N. Lucassen (2017, april 7). The role of the father in children’s language and cognitive development: Investigating unique pathways. Austin, Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD) Biennial Meeting.
      • N. Lucassen (2016, november 29). Vaders & Onderzoek. Gemeente Rotterdam, Stevige Start Expertmeeting.
      • N. Lucassen (2016, augustus 26). Role of the father. University of Copenhagen, Seminar on research about the role of fathers for children’s socio-emotional development.
      • N. Lucassen (2016, oktober 7). Vaderschap en gehechtheid: Vader als “tweede moeder”? VaderKennisCentrum i.s.m. Universiteit van Amsterdam, Vaderschapssymposium.
      • N. Lucassen (2016, juli 12). Early caregiving and children’s socio-emotional development. Vilnius, International Society for the Study of Behavioral Development (ISSBD) Biennial Meeting.
      • N. Lucassen (2015, april 20). The role of the father in child development from a family perspective. University of Copenhagen, Symposium.
      • N. Lucassen (2015, maart 12). Parental psychopathology and parenting in early life and children’s self-regulation. Amsterdam, International Convention of Psychological Science.
      • N. LucassenThe importance of sensitive parenting in child development. Evidence from the Generation R Study. Utrecht, the Netherlands, Symposium at the Early Biennial Meeting SIG 5 Learning and Development in Early Childhood.
      • N. LucassenFathers in the Generation R Study: Behavioral and cognitive research in a prospective cohort study from fetal life onwards. Vienna, Austria, EUCCONET Workshop ‘The role of fathers in child cohorts’.
      • N. LucassenDe Glazen Tussenwand. Utrecht, the Netherlands, Presentation at the Demografiedag, Nederlandse Vereniging voor Demografie.
      • N. Lucassen & R. van Steensel (2017). Maternal and paternal shared book reading from a family systems perspective: Why and how? Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD) Biennial Meeting 2017: Austin.
      • R. van Steensel, C. van Kruistum, S.J. Opree, N. Lucassen & W. Ribbens (2016). Extending the home literacy environment: Validation of an HLE questionnaire including new media activities. Annual European Conference on Educational Research: Dublin, Ireland.
      • N. Lucassen (2015). Expressed emotion during pregnancy predicts observed sensitivity of mothers and fathers in early childhood. Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD) Biennial Meeting: Philedelphia.
      • N. Lucassen (2015). History of substance use disorder and family functioning during pregnancy are related to observed parental sensitive parenting. Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD) Biennial Meeting: Philedelphia.
      • N. Lucassen (2011). Paternal sensitivity, depression and anxiety predict infant-father attachment security. SRCD conference: Montreal, Canada.
      • N. Lucassen (2009). Fulbright Grant. Overig.
  • VDRS St. voor betrokken vaderschap

    Start Date
    Nov/2016
    End Date
    Is current
    Place
    ROTTERDAM
    Specialty
    Gezinspedagogiek
  • Opvoeders binnen en buiten het gezin

    Title
    Opvoeders binnen en buiten het gezin
    Year
    2018
    Period
    BLOK 2
    Year level
    Master (Pedagogy and Education / Gezinspedagogiek)

    Gezinnen van nu

    Title
    Gezinnen van nu
    Year
    2018
    Period
    BLOK 1
  • Assistant Professor

    University
    Erasmus University Rotterdam
    School
    Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences
    Department
    Department of Pedagogical Sciences
    Country
    Nederland
    Telephone
    +31 10 4089026

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Burg. Oudlaan 50 3062 PA Rotterdam

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Postbus 1738 3000 DR Rotterdam