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Research interests


Marloes van Engen is assistant professor at the Department of Human Resource Studies, Faculty of Social and Behavioral Sciences at Tilburg University where she lectures in Diversity in Organizations. Marloes is aslo Gender Policy Advisor for Tilburg University. She studied Social Psychology with a minor in the Psychology of Culture and Religion at the Radboud University in Nijmegen. She lectured at Communication Sciences before she moved to Tilburg University. 

Current research:

Gender in Organizations:

  • Reducing stereotypes in the Workplace: Mindfulness interventions (with Lena Knappert & Ivan Nyklicek)
  • Gender in Academia (with Inge Bleijenbergh, RU Nijmegen, Claartje Vinkenburg, VU Amsterdam, Deusto University)
  • Parenthood ideology, work-family interaction and careers of women and men (with Konjit Hailu Gudeta, Addis Abeba University; Pascale Peters, Radboud Universiteit; Simone den Blinker & Jac van der Klink, TRANZO; Marc van Veldhoven, Tilburg University)

Disability in developing countries (with Belaynesh Tefera Nidaw, Addis Abeba University; Alice Schippers, Disability Studies, & Jac van der Klink (Tranzo)

Diversity and team functioning (with Hans van Dijk and Lena Knappert, Tilburg University )

Expatriate experience support and performance (with Paul van der Laken (UvT,  Reimara Valk, Curtin University, Sarawak )

Current courses

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External positions

(Tilburg University HR)

1 Mar 201331 Dec 2016


  • Multicultural Society
  • Women'S Careers
  • Acculturation
  • Diversity In Organisations
  • Diversity Management
  • Gender Differences
  • Gender In Organisations
  • Leadership
  • Stereotypes

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Research Output 1996 2020

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Conforming, accommodating, or resisting? How parents in academia negotiate their professional identity

Van Engen, M. L., Bleijenbergh, I. L. & Beijer, S. E., 2020, In : Studies in Higher Education. 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientific

Open Access
collective behavior

Women in Ethiopia: Creating value through entrepreneurship

Hailemariam, A. T., Hailu Gudeta, K., Kroon, B. & van Engen, M., 2020, (Accepted/In press) Research handbook of women’s entrepreneurs value creation. Edward Elgar

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientific

Dreams and reality: Autonomy support for women entrepreneurs in Ethiopia

Hailemariam, A. T., Kroon, B., Van Engen, M. & Van Veldhoven, M., 2019, In : Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: An International Journal. 38, 7, p. 727-742

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review


Fostering expatriate success: A meta-analysis of the differential benefits of social support

van der Laken, P., van Engen, M., van Veldhoven, M. & Paauwe, J., 2019, In : Human Resource Management Review. 29, 4, 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Foster Home Care
Social support

Hired domestic help: Critical factor in women entrepreneurs’ life and business satisfaction in sub-Saharan countries

Hailu Gudeta, K., van Engen, M., Peters, P., van Veldhoven, M. & Moors, G., 2019, The wellbeing of women in entrepreneurship: A global perspective. Lepeley, A-T., Kuschel, K., Beutell, N., Pouw, N. & Eijdenberg, E. L. (eds.). Routledge, p. 391-402

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientific

Women entrepreneurs
Critical factors

Activities 2010 2016

  • 2 Editorial activity
  • 1 Oral presentation

Journal of Social Issues (Journal)

M.L. van Engen (Reviewer)

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial activityScientific

Gedrag en Organisatie (Journal)

M.L. van Engen (Reviewer)

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial activityScientific

Press / Media

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Marloes van Engen


1 Media contribution

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