dr. (Suzanna) S.J. Opree

dr. (Suzanna) S.J. Opree

Assistant Professor Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication Department of Media and Communication
Erasmus University Rotterdam
M 8-32
+31 10 4088838

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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Sanne Opree has recently been appointed Assistant Professor of Quantitative Research Methods in the Department of Media and Communication at Erasmus University Rotterdam.

Sanne’s research line, “The good(s) life”, focuses on the effect of advertising and commercial media on youth’s materialism and well-being.

Sanne holds a MA degree in Culture Studies and MSc degree in Sociology from Tilburg University (2003-2009). In March 2014 she received her PhD degree in Communication Science from the Amsterdam School of Communication Research ASCoR. Her dissertation, “Consumed by consumer culture?”, can be downloaded here. Selected for their Young Talent Project, Sanne worked as an Assistant Professor of Youth & Media in the Department of Communication Science at the University of Amsterdam between September 2013 and March 2015.

Sanne has published refereed articles in journals such as Communication Research, Media Psychology, and Pediatrics. Her work has been recognized with best paper awards at the 2012 Child and Teen Consumption (CTC) and 2014 International Communication Association (ICA) conferences. Sanne’s teaching interests include quantitative and qualitative research methods, advertising and marketing, and consumer culture theory.

  • Assistant Professor

    Erasmus University Rotterdam
    Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication
    Department of Media and Communication
    +31 10 4088838


Visiting address

Burg. Oudlaan 50 3062 PA Rotterdam

Postal address

Postbus 1738 3000 DR Rotterdam