Short CV/Education and training

Education and academic degrees:

  • 1988
    Master Home economics, Wageningen University, Main subject Economic Sociology (cum laude)

  • 1993
    Ph.D in Social Sciences, Utrecht University, Netherlands. Advisors: Prof. dr. R. Wippler, Prof. dr. J.J. Siegers, Prof. Dr. A. van Doorne-Huiskes

Academic positions:

  • 1988 – 1992
    PhD Student (oio), NWO at Utrecht University, Department of Sociology/ICS, 1.0 fte, fixed term (project: Division of labor between husbands and wives)

  • 1993
    Post-doc researcher at the Social and Cultural Planning Office, (1,0 fte), fixed-term (project: Time use of households)

  • 1993 – 1998
    Post-doc researcher at the Department of Sociology/ICS, Utrecht University, financed by NWO (0,8 fte since October 1994 and 0,3 fte since 1995), fixed-term (project: Labor market inequalities between men and women in Western and Eastern European countries); extensive visits to Eastern Europe and United States

  • 1995 – 2001
    Assistant professor at the Department of Sociology/ICS, Utrecht University (0,5 fte since 1995 and 0,8 fte since October 1998), permanent position

  • 2001 – 2005
    Associate professor of sociology at the Department of Sociology/ICS, Utrecht University, (0,8 fte since 2001, 0,5 fte since May 2003), permanent position

  • Since 2005
    Professor of sociology of households and employment relationships, Department of Sociology/ICS, Utrecht University, (0,3 fte since May 2003, and 0,8 fte since May 2005, 0,9 fte since 2010), permanent position

  • Since 2011
    Research director of the Department of Sociology / ICS, Utrecht University

  • Since 2011
    Head of the Department of Sociology, Utrecht University

Selected publications

  • Treas, J., Van der Lippe, T. & Tai, T. 2011. The happy homemaker? Married women's well-being in cross-national perspective. Social Forces, 90, 111-132.

  • Bäck-Wiklund, M., Van der Lippe, T., Den Dulk, L. & Van Doorne-Huiskes, A. (eds). 2011. Quality of life and work in Europe: Theory, practice and policy. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan (262 pp).

  • Van der Lippe, T., De Ruijter, E., De Ruijter, J. & Raub, W. 2011. Persistent inequalities in time use between men and women: A detailed look at the influence of economic circumstances, policies, and culture. European Sociological Review, 27, 164-179.

  • Roeters, A., Van der Lippe, T. & Kluwer, E. 2010. Work characteristics and parent-child relationship quality: The mediating role of temporal involvement. Journal of Marriage and the Family, 72, 1317-1328.

  • Ten Brummelhuis, L.L., T. van der Lippe & E.S. Kluwer. 2010. Family involvement and employee helping behavior. Journal of Management, 36, 1406-1431.

  • Lippe, T. van der & P. Peters (eds). 2007. Competing claims in work and family life. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar. (287 pp).

  • Van der Lippe, T. 2007. Dutch workers and time pressure: household and workplace characteristics. Work, Employment and Society, 21, 693-711.

  • Van der Lippe, T. & Van Dijk, L. 2002. Comparative research on women's employment. Annual Review of Sociology, 28, 221-41.

Complete list of publications

Selected projects

  • Investments in a sustainable workforce in Europe. ERC Advanced Grant, 2013 – 2018

  • National Committee 4 and 5 May Research grant Freedom over generations, 2012 – 2015

  • GAK Research grant Women in higher management positions, 2012 – 2014

  • Coordinator Gender inequality in a comparative perspective. Eurocores programme HumVIB, NWO/ESF, 2008 – 2011

  • Coordinator Quality of life in a changing Europe. STREP. FP6 Citizens 5, European Commission, 2006 – 2009

  • High Potential (with Esther KLuwer) with the program Interdependencies between work and family life: an interdisciplinary approach of the work-family interface. UU High potential Program, 2005 – 2011


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