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Pien van de Ven, MSc

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Research interests

As a PhD researcher, Pien is part of the Academic Workplace: a collaboration between Victim Support the Netherlands and INTERVICT in which Research / Science and practice meet. Her research into Peer support among victims and survivors of crime is a first result of this collaboration. 

Pien van de Ven is victimologist (MSc) with a background in criminology (BSc). She studied at the Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) and at Tilburg University. Before starting the PhD research she worked as a junior researcher at INTERVICT on a large scale European research into human trafficking / human traffickers, as a policy officer / researcher at Victim Support the NL and as a teacher of criminology at the EUR.

Current courses

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  • Crime
  • Victimology
  • Criminology
  • Victims

Research Output 2018 2018

Enriching research into peer support among victims and survivors of crime: A contextual approach

van de Ven, P., 24 May 2018, Methoden van onderzoek in het strafrecht, de criminologie en de victimologie. Bosma, A. K. & Buisman, S. (eds.). Wolters Kluwer, p. 123-136 14 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientific