About dr. Veroni Eichelsheim

Veroni Eichelsheim holds a degree in clinical psychology (Leiden University, 2005) and did a research internship at the NSCR (2004-2005). The 18th of March, 2011, she defended her thesis at Utrecht University entitled ‘The Complexity of Families. Assessing family relationships and their association with externalising problems’. She subsequently worked at the Netherlands Research and Documentation Centre of the Ministry of Security and Justice (WODC) where she was appointed on a research project focusing on the experiences of youths in juvenile corrections facilities. After that, she worked as an assistant professor at Leiden University (Criminology), where she taught a variety of courses on research methodology.

As from August 2013, she has been working as a researcher at the NSCR. She has an interest in patterns of intergenerational transmission, specifically in the complex interplay between family relationships, parenting behaviour, and antisocial behaviour across multiple generations. She is a supervisor of both bachelor-and master theses of VU criminology students.

Veroni is a member of the Intergenerational Cluster and the Extremism/Terrorism Cluster.

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Are young people encouraged by their criminal brother or sister?

During his internship at NSCR, Twan Huijsmans investigated to what extent the delinquent behaviour of young people has an influence on their siblings. He was the first...

Intergenerational Legacies of Genocide in Rwanda

Breaking the Cycle of Violence in Post-Conflict Settings: The Potential of Community-Based Socio-Therapy in Rwanda Results of research conducted by the Netherlands...

30 January 2017 | Symposium Cycle of Violence in Post-Conflict Settings

Theory, Facts and Policy Responses Date: 30 January 2017 Time: 9.00 – 17.00 (including lunch) followed by drinks Location: NSCR (Colloquiumzaal)...

Amsterdam Research Seminar: An intergenerational perspective on criminal behaviour | 17 June

In this Research Seminar organized by the Netherlands Institute for the Study of Crime and Law Enforcement (NSCR), we proudly present several important international...

NWO-WOTRO grant awarded to NSCR and VU researchers

NSCR researchers Eichelsheim and Lindegaard and VU researcher Hola have been awarded a grant for their research proposal entitled “Breaking the Cycle of Violence in...