NIAS-Lorentz Advisory Board Members

NIAS-Lorentz Advisory Board members are selected based on their scientific background and specific expertise, their known cross-disciplinary interests and affinity with stimulating novel initiatives. They typically have a broad knowledge of the Dutch scientific community and an interest in societal challenges. The NIAS-Lorentz Advisory Board members together cover a wide range of scientific fields in the humanities and social sciences.

Current members of the NIAS-Lorentz Advisory Board:

Prof. Carel Stolker
Leiden University
Area of Expertise: Private Law

Dr. Erik Bähre
University of Leiden
Area of Expertise: Economic Anthropology,  Finance in relation to Solidary and Care

Prof. dr. Stefan Bogaerts
Tilburg University
Area of Expertise: Developmental Psychopathology and Forensic Psychology, with a specific focus on aggression, emotion regulation and de-escalation, addressing both internalizing and externalizing issues. 

Dr. Karwan Fatah-Black
Leiden University
Area of Expertise: Dutch Colonial History

Prof. Davide Grossi
University of Groningen, University of Amsterdam
Area of Expertise: Artificial Intelligence, Computer Science, including: multi-agent systems, knowledge representation and reasoning, computational social choice, computational game theory. 

Prof. Larissa van den Herik
Leiden University
Area of Expertise: General International Law, the Law of International Peace and Security including Sanctions and Terrorism, and International Criminal Law

Dr. Barbora Hola
VU University of Amsterdam / Netherlands Institute for the Study of Crime and Law Enforcement
Area of Expertise: International Criminal Justice, Societal Reconstruction after Atrocities, and Etiology of Collective Violence

Dr. Cynthia Liem
Delft University of Technology
Area of Expertise: responsible & trustworthy AI, validation and validity in data science, music information retrieval, digital libraries and digital cultural heritage, inter- and transdisciplinary research methodology

Prof. Fred A. Muller
Erasmus University Rotterdam
Area of Expertise: Philosophy of Natural Science

Prof. Erik Rietveld
University of Amsterdam UMC / University of Twente
Area of Expertise: Philosophy of Embodied Cognition, Philosophy of Ecological Psychology, Visual Art, Experimental Architecture, Art-Science 

Prof. Leonard Rutgers
University of Utrecht
Area of Expertise: Archaeology, Population Genetics, Radiocarbon Dating, Ancient History, Judaic Studies, Patristics, Late Antiquity

Prof. Sonja Smets
University of Amsterdam
Area of Expertise: Logic, Quantum Theory, Language Philosophy

Dr. Linnet Taylor
Tilburg University
Area of Expertise: Big Data, AI, Technology Politics and Governance, International Development

Prof. Franjo Weissing
University of Groningen
Area of Expertise: Theoretical Biology; Behaviour, Ecology, Evolution; Evolutionary Game Theory; Dynamical Systems; Cultural Evolution; Evolutionary Systems Biology

Former NIAS-Lorentz Advisory Board members
Prof. Emile Aarts, Eindhoven University of Technology
Prof. Anne Beaulieu, University of Groningen
Prof. Klaas van Berkel, University of Groningen
Prof. Hendrik Blockeel,  University of Leuven
Prof. Rens Bod, University of Amsterdam
Prof. Milene Bonte, Maastricht University
Prof. Mieke Boon, University of Twente
Prof. Johan Bouma, Wageningen University
Prof. Annelien Bredenoord, UMC Utrecht
Dr. Tini Colijn-Hooymans, Wageningen University
Prof. Dirk van Delft, Leiden University
Prof. José van Dijck, University of Amsterdam
Prof. Robert Dijkgraaf, University of Amsterdam
Prof. Sven Dupré, Utrecht University
Prof. Pearl Dykstra, Erasmus University Rotterdam
Prof. Martha Frederiks, Utrecht University
Dr. Sui Lin Goei, University of Applied Sciences Windesheim, Zwolle
Prof. Annette de Groot, University of Amsterdam
Dr. Babette Hellemans, University of Groningen
Dr. Esther Jansma, Cultural Heritage Agency
Prof. André Knottnerus, Maastricht University
Prof. Julia Kursell, University of Amsterdam
Prof. Jan van Leeuwen, Utrecht University
Prof. Cees Leeuwis, Wageningen University
Dr. James McAllister, Leiden University
Prof. Amade M’Charek, University of Amsterdam
Prof. Sijbolt Noorda, Amsterdam
Prof. Barbara Oomen, Utrecht University
Dr. Bernike Pasveer, Maastricht University
Dr. Roland Pierik, University of Amsterdam
Prof. Rick van der Ploeg, VU University Amsterdam
Prof. Alexander Rinnooy Kan, University of Amsterdam
Prof. Jan Willem Romeijn, University of Groningen
Prof. Wim Saris, Maastricht University
Prof. Marten Scheffer, Wageningen University
Prof. Louise Gunning-Schepers, University of Amsterdam
Dr. Eliza Steinbock, Maastricht University
Prof. Behnam Taebi, Delft University of Technology
Dr. Peter Tindemans, Euroscience The Hague
Prof. Jan Vandenbroucke, Leiden University Medical Center
Prof. Rineke Verbrugge, University of Groningen
Prof. Claes de Vreese, University of Amsterdam
Prof. Sally Wyatt, Maastricht University