• (0,5 fte) Assistant Professor, Centre for Language Studies / Department of Linguistics, Radboud University Nijmegen (sent on secondment by the Sint Maartenskliniek), 10 / 2012 – current
  • (0,4 fte) Speech and Language Pathologist & Therapist, Sint Maartenskliniek, Nijmegen
    Participation in a multidisciplinary Aphasia Team which is skilled to diagnose and treat aphasia. The team can advise therapists on how to treat people with aphasia effectively and efficiently, by taking into account both the linguistic and non-linguistic cognitive disorders underlying aphasia, 02 / 2000 – current


  • (0,1 fte) Lecturer, Faculty of Arts, Department of Linguistics, Radboud University Nijmegen, 06 / 2010 – 10 / 2012
  • (0,5 fte) Junior Postdoctoral Clinical Researcher, OSTT (Dutch acronym for Centre of Expertise for the Application of Speech and Language Technology in Rehabilitation ), Sint Maartenskliniek RD&E, Nijmegen, 01 / 2009 – 10 / 2012
  • (0,5 fte) Junior researcher working towards a PhD, Sint Maartenskliniek RD&E, Nijmegen (as an external PhD-student of Radboud University Nijmegen), 07 / 2001 – 12 / 2008


  • PhD in Social Science, Radboud University Nijmegen, December 2008
    Title PhD thesis: Speaking in ellipses: The effect of a compensatory style of speech on functional communication in chronic agrammatism
    Supervisors: Professor H.H.J. Kolk, PhD & Professor A.C.M. Rietveld, PhD
  • Bachelor’s degree in Speech and Language Therapy, HAN University of Applied Sciences, Nijmegen, January 2000
  • Master’s degree in Speech and Language Pathology, Radboud University Nijmegen, June 1999
  • First-year diploma in Psychology, Radboud University Nijmegen, July 1995


  • Journals: Aphasiology, Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, Speech Communication
  • Proceedings: CHI Paper & Notes (Conference on Human-Computer Interaction)
  • Book on speech and language disorders: Garant (Antwerp, Belgium)
  • Research proposals: Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO), Revalidatiefonds


  • External supervisor Bachelor’s examinations in Speech and Language Therapy at HAN University of Applied Sciences, 06 / 2013 – current
  • University Teaching Qualification (BKO), 12 / 2012
  • Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (Grade A: Proficient user of English), 06 / 2012
  • Membership Dutch Association of Aphasia Therapists [NVAT], 12 / 2010 – current
  • Doctoral Examination Board Member: Kok, P. (8 June 2010). Word order and verb inflection in agrammatic sentence production. PhD-thesis, Radboud University Nijmegen.
  • Organising committee member OSTT symposium, 24 April 24 2009, Nijmegen
  • Member resonance group for the following report: Rietveld, T., & Stolte, I. (2005). Taal- en spraaktechnologie en communicatieve beperkingen[Human language technology and communicative disabilities]. Report commissioned by the Dutch Language Union: The Hague.