24th Biennial Meeting of the International Society for the Study of Behavioural Development

July 10-14, 2016 | Vilnius, Lithuania

About Wim Meeus

Wim Meeus is professor of Adolescent Development at Utrecht University and professor of Developmental Psychology at Tilburg University. He served as chair of the Institute for the Study of Education and Human Development, the Dutch National Research School for the Educational Sciences and Developmental Psychology and as President of the European Association for Research on Adolescence (EARA) 2012-2014. He has published over 400 scholarly journal papers or (contributions to) books. His scientific work includes theoretical psychological papers, experimental research into obedience to authority, and numerous longitudinal studies on various aspects of adolescent development. Currently he is the Principal Investigator of three ongoing longitudinal studies on relationships, personality and identity, and psychosocial adjustment in adolescence. He is member of the steering committee of the Consortium of Individual Development (CID), the gravitation program awarded in 2012 to Utrecht University in conjoint with other Dutch Universities. He leads work package 3, Intergenerational transmission, of CID.