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Kim van Dijk

PhD candidate

K. van Dijk MSc
+31 71 527 4049

Kim Alyousefi-van Dijk is a PhD candidate at the Centre for Child and Family Studies, Leiden University.

More information about Kim van Dijk

Short CV

Kim Alyousefi-van Dijk graduated from the University of Amsterdam with a bachelor’s degree in Psychobiology (2010) and Psychology (2011). In 2014 she graduated with a master’s degree in Cognitive Neuroscience at the same university. Between 2013 and 2016 she worked as a research assistant at the psychiatry department of the Academic Medical Center in Amsterdam as well as the Netherlands Brain Bank for Psychiatry. In 2016 she started her PhD research at the Centre for Child and Family studies, Leiden University.

Research by

Within her PhD project, Kim Alyousefi-van Dijk focuses on neurobiological, hormonal, and behavioral aspects of prenatal and postnatal parenting in fathers.


Prof. dr. M.J. Bakermans-Kranenburg
Prof. dr. M.H. van IJzendoorn
Dr. H.J. Vermeer (co-promotor)

PhD candidate

  • Faculteit der Sociale Wetenschappen
  • Instituut Pedagogische Wetenschappen
  • Algemene en Gezinspedagogiek

Work address

Pieter de la Court Building
Wassenaarseweg 52
2333 AK Leiden
Room number 4B15


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