Miranda Sentse is Assistant Professor of Criminology at the Institute of Criminal Law and Criminology.
In 2010 dr. Sentse defended her PhD dissertation in Sociology (Cum Laude). Afterwards she has conducted research as a postdoc at the University Medical Center Groningen (Psychiatry) and within a combined position at the University of Groningen (Sociology) and University of Turku, Finland (Psychology). In between her PhD and postdoc projects dr. Sentse has worked as a psychologist at Accare, the University Center for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. As such, her research has a strong interdisciplinary character and focuses on interactional processes between person-, family-, and peer characteristics in predicting externalizing and internalizing problems in adolescence with an emphasis on bullying and antisocial behavior. Between 2014 and 2016 dr. Sentse worked as an assistant professor in Pedagogical Sciences at the Erasmus University Rotterdam, where she coordinated and delivered various courses (via problem-based learning), and supervised Ba, Ma, & PhD students.
Miranda Sentse is copromotor of Lois Schenk, PhD student on the project: “Bridging the gap between science and practice: vulnerable youth in major cities”.