Esther van Leeuwen

Esther van Leeuwen PhD, Assistant professor In Social and Organisational Psychology at Institute of Psychology, Leiden University
Esther van Leeuwen

Esther van Leeuwen obtained her PhD at the department of Social & Organisational Psychology at Leiden University in 2001. Her thesis described a series of studies investigating how personnel responded to mergers. After working at the VU University Amsterdam for 13 years, she has now returned to Leiden University where she specialises in research on organisational processes.

Her research interests include intergroup helping, employer loyalty, corporate reputation, and care of the elderly. She studies these topics using a mixture of laboratory and field studies.

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