Stijn Ruiter

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Curriculum Vitae
Name
Stijn Ruiter
Date of Birth
17 November 1976
Place of Birth
Eindhoven, the Netherlands
Nationality
Dutch
Digital Author ID
info:eu-repo/dai/nl/298978474


Professional Affiliation
Senior Researcher
Netherlands Institute for the Study of Crime and Law Enforcement (NSCR)
PO Box 71304
1008 BH Amsterdam
Netherlands
Phone
+ 31 20 59 85427
Fax
+ 31 20 59 83975
Skype
username: s9521070
E-mail



Professor Social and Spatial Aspects of Deviant Behavior
Department of Sociology / Interuniversity Center for Social Science Theory and Methodology (ICS)
Faculty of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Utrecht University
Netherlands
Phone
+ 31 30 253 4053


Positions
2014 -
Professor, Department of Sociology, Faculty of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Utrecht University
2010 - 2016
Associate Member, Nuffield College, Oxford
2009 -
Senior Researcher, Netherlands Institute for the Study of Crime and Law Enforcement (NSCR), Amsterdam
2006 - 2009
Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Radboud University Nijmegen
2002 - 2006
Junior Researcher, Department of Sociology, Radboud University Nijmegen / PhD Candidate on research project Association in Context and Association as Context: Causes and Consequences of Voluntary Association Involvement
2001 - 2002
Research Assistant, Department of Sociology, University of Nijmegen, University of Nijmegen
2000 - 2001
Trainee at Institute for Applied Social Sciences (ITS); University of Nijmegen
1999 - 2000
Teaching Assistent Introductory Course Philosophy; Faculty of Science, University of Nijmegen


Education
2008
PhD degree in Social Sciences, Radboud University Nijmegen
2002
Master's degree in Sociology, University of Nijmegen (graduated cum laude)
1995
Higher secondary education (VWO), Lorentz Lyceum Eindhoven


Postgraduate courses
2008
Simulation Investigation for Empirical Network Analysis (SIENA) four-day workshop, Groningen, Netherlands
2004
Maximum Likelihood Estimation for Generalized Linear Models, ICPSR Summer Program in Quantitative Methods of Social Research, Ann Arbor MI, USA
2004
Statistical Computing Using R/S, ICPSR Summer Program in Quantitative Methods of Social Research, Ann Arbor MI, USA
2003-2004
The Integration of Explanatory Models with Models of Analysis and Measurement, ICS Postgraduate course
2003
Academic Writing (course in Dutch), University of Nijmegen Postgraduate course
2003
Advanced methods and techniques of empirical research, ICS Postgraduate course
2002
Theory construction and modeling, ICS Postgraduate course


Awards
2010 European Academy of Sociology Prize for Best Article for the article Religious Attendance in Cross-National Perspective: A Multilevel Analysis of 60 Countries, which I wrote together with Frank van Tubergen. The article appeared in American Journal of Sociology 115(3): 863-895.


Grants
  • NWO MaGW Research Talent 2017 grant for project Follow the Honey. Real-world experiments among cybercrime offenders. for candidate Renushka Madarie (with Wouter Steenbeek). Total NWO funding: € 224,201
  • NWO MaGW Research Talent 2016 grant for project It's About Time. Time-Specific Offender Awareness Spaces and Their Impact on Criminal Decision-Making for candidate Sabine van Sleeuwen (with Wouter Steenbeek). Total NWO funding: € 219,474
  • Griffith University GCI/CCJ Visiting Fellow Program for visiting and collaboration with Daniel Birks, Timothy Hart, and Michael Townsley. Total funding: AUS$ 5,000
  • NWO MaGW Research Talent 2015 grant for project Trust on the Dark Web for candidate Lukas Norbutas (with Rense Corten). Total NWO funding: € 219,170
  • KNAW Academy Colloquium grant for colloquium Spatial Behavior and Crime: Theories, Data, Methods, and Applications (with Wim Bernasco). Co-sponsored by the Netherlands Institute for the Study of Crime and Law Enforcement (NSCR); Amsterdam Law and Behavior Institute (A-LAB); Department of Spatial Economics, VU University Amsterdam; Department of Sociology, Utrecht University. Total funding: € 33,000
  • NWO MaGW Innovational Research Incentives Scheme Vidi 2012 for project Where Offenders Commit Crimes: The Role of Awareness Space in Crime Location Choice. Total NWO funding: € 800,000
  • NWO EW Cyber Security 2012 grant for Cyber Crime Offender Profiling: The Human Factor Examined (with Jean-Louis van Gelder). Total NWO funding: € 258,100
  • Australian Research Council Discovery Grant. Townsley, M., Baum, S., Bernasco, W., Clare, J., Johnson, S. White, G. & Ruiter, S. (2010). Understanding How Criminals Decide Where And When To Offend. Total ARC funding: AUS$ 220,000
  • NWO MaGW Longitudinal Studies in Social and Behavioural Sciences (Veranderingsstudies) 2008 grant for Familie Enquête Nederlandse Bevolking 2008-2009 (with Gerbert Kraaykamp, Maarten Wolbers, René Bekkers, and Ruerd Ruben). Total NWO funding: € 82,000.
  • € 15,000 for contributions to the Toekomstverkenning Vrijwilligerswerk of the Social and Cultural Planning Office (with René Bekkers), 2007
  • Radboud University Nijmegen Internationalization Fund for Professor Douglas E. Baer of the Department of Sociology, University of Victoria, Victoria BC, Canada visiting Radboud University Nijmegen in May 2007
  • Radboud University Nijmegen Internationalization Fund for 2006 Visit Department of Sociology, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada
  • Radboud University Nijmegen Internationalization Fund for 2005 Visit Department of Sociology, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada
  • ICPSR Summer Program in Quantitative Methods of Social Research 2004, Ann Arbor, MI, USA


  • Contract research
    2015-2016
    Evaluation research for cybersecurity virtual training project, Cybercheck. In collaboration with IC3D Media and G4S. The SBIR contract for the development of Cybercheck was acquired by IC3D Media in competition. Total funding for NSCR evaluation research: €10,000.
    2011
    Commissioned by the Ministry of Security and Justice, I conducted a large-scale survey research project on penal attitudes among the Dutch population in 2011. The research was published in the book De burger als rechter. Een onderzoek naar geprefereerde sancties voor misdrijven in Nederland (Ruiter et al. 2011). The contract for the research was acquired in competition. Total funding: €172,678.52.
    2007
    Commissioned by the Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport, I conducted research for Toekomstverkenning Vrijwilligerswerk. The research was published in Bekkers & Ruiter (2009) and Ruiter & Bekkers (2009). Total funding: €15,000.




    Languages
    Dutch
    mother tongue
    English
    fluently
    German
    moderately well
    French
    moderately well