Prof. Daan van Knippenberg receives highly distinguished supervisor award

Professor Daan van Knippenberg from Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) received the ERIM Praeceptor Doctorum Celeberrimus ('Highly Distinguished Supervisor') Award on campus on 18 May 2017.

This highly distinguished supervisor award is presented to academics who have supervised 25 PhD graduates at Erasmus Research Institute of Management (ERIM). Van Knippenberg’s award, which is entirely written in Latin and contains a collage of all 25 dissertations, was handed out by Professor Marno Verbeek, ERIM’s scientific director and dean of research at RSM.

Daan van Knippenberg is the fifth academic to receive this award in ERIM’s history, after Professor Henk Volberda (2015), Professor Philip Hans Franses and Professor Rommert Dekker (both 2011) and Professor Frans van den Bosch (2008).

Professor Van Knippenberg supervised his first PhD graduate in 2007. In 2016 he saw his 25th PhD graduate conferred. The PhD graduates were: Wendy van Ginkel (2007), Frederic Damen (2007), Hanneke Kooij - de Bode (2007), Laurens Rook (2008), Daan Stam (2008), Anne Nederveen Pieterse (2009), Diana Rus (2009), Inge Nuijten (2009), Natalia Hakimi (2010), Christian Tröster (2011), Inga Hoever (2012), Suzanne van Gils (2012), Murat Tarakci (2013), Victoria Visser (2013), Merlijn Venus (2013), Eliza Byington (2013), Jeanine Porck (2013), Nüfer Yasin Ates (2014), Milton Jorge Correia de Sousa (2014), Lameez Alexander (2014), Julija Mell (2015), Peter Edelman (2016), Claudia Erlemann (2016), Katja Raithel (2016), and Maartje E. Schouten (2016).

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