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Arjen de Vetten

Assistant Professor

Dr. A.J. de Vetten
+31 71 527 3468

Short CV

Arjen de Vetten is Assistant Professor (UD) at the unit Methodology & Statistics of the Institute of Psychology at Leiden University. His main research interest is in statstics education, both for primary education, teacher college and at the university level.

Arjen received a BA degree in International Economics and Finance from Tilburg University and a MSc degree (cum laude) in Economics from the University of Amsterdam. After a short period as a policy advisor, he worked as lecturer in methodology and statistics at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. In 2012, he started a PhD trajectory in educational sciences under the supervision of prof. dr. Bert van Oers at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam on statistics education for primary education teacher colleges. He combined this with a position as mathematics teacher educator at Hogeschool iPabo Amsterdam.


Currently, in the psychology program he is a lecturer for first-year methodology and statistics courses, is a tutor for first-year student and supervises bachelor theses.


  • Nominated teacher of the year (2011), Faculty of Social Sciences, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.
  • Winner H.K. Nieuwenhuis prize (2007), master thesis award Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Amsterdam.

Assistant Professor

  • Faculteit der Sociale Wetenschappen
  • Instituut Psychologie
  • Methodologie & Statistiek

Work address

Pieter de la Court
Wassenaarseweg 52
2333 AK Leiden
Room number 3B15


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