NISIS is governed by a board consisting of nine members. The interim director of NISIS, Petra de Bruijn, implements policy and is in charge of the developments of the school’s activities. She is assisted by an executive committee and an office, staffed by an office manager and a student assistant.

NISIS board

Prof. Dr. Herman Beck, Tilburg University

Dr. Gabrielle van den Berg, Leiden University 

Dr. Marjo Buitelaar, University of Groningen

Prof. Dr. Dick Douwes, Erasmus University Rotterdam

Dr. Nico Landman, Utrecht University

Prof. Dr Karin van Nieuwkerk, Radboud University

Dr. Susan Rutten, Maastricht University

Prof. Dr. Thijl Sunier (chair), Free University Amsterdam

Prof. Dr. Gerard Wiegers, University of Amsterdam

NISIS junior research council

Melle Lyklema, Utrecht University

Dorieke Molenaar, University of Amsterdam

Jamilah Sailan, Radboud University Nijmegen

Fitria Sari Yunianti, Radboud University Nijmegen


Interim Director/ Executive secretary

Dr. Petra de Bruijn

Executive committee

Prof. Dr. Dick Douwes

Prof. Dr. Thijl Sunier


Laura Prak MA

Last Modified: 19-04-2016