Van der Veer, Prof. R. (René)

Position:
  • Casimir Professor


Telephone number: +31 (0)71 527 3441
E-Mail: veer@fsw.leidenuniv.nl
Faculty / Department: Faculteit der Sociale Wetenschappen, Instituut Pedagogische Wetenschappen, Algemene en Gezinspedagogiek
Office Address: Pieter de la Court gebouw
Wassenaarseweg 52
2333 AK Leiden
Room number 4B24
Telephone number: +31 (0)71 527 3441
E-Mail: veer@fsw.leidenuniv.nl
Faculty / Department: Faculteit der Sociale Wetenschappen, Instituut Pedagogische Wetenschappen, Algemene en Gezinspedagogiek
Office Address: Pieter de la Court gebouw
Wassenaarseweg 52
2333 AK Leiden
Room number 4B24


Academic Career

  • Casimir Professor (2002-present)
  • Visiting Professor, Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (1987)
  • Associate Professor, Department of Education and Child Studies, Leiden University (1985-present)
  • PhD. Social Sciences, Leiden University (1985)
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Education and Child Studies, Leiden University (1977-1985)
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Experimental Psychology, Free University of Amsterdam (1975-1977)
  • MSc. Experimental Psychology, Free University of Amsterdam (1975)
  • Student-assistant, Department of Experimental Psychology, Free University of Amsterdam (1973-1975)

Main research interests

  • Cultural historical theory
  • Attachment
  • History of ideas

Activities

  • Member Editorial Board, From Past to Future, Technical Report Series, Clark University (1998-present)
  • Member Editorial Board, Culture and Psychology (London: Sage Publications) (1994-present)
  • Co-ordinator of the Research Cluster 'Theory and History' of the Institute for the Study of Education and Human Development (ISED) (1993-present)
  • Consulting Editor, Socio-Cultural Research News (Madrid: Fundacion Infancia y Aprendizaje) (1992-present)
  • Reviewer for Culture & Psychology, Developmental Review, European Journal of Social Psychology, Human Development, New Ideas in Psychology, Studies in Soviet Thought, Theory and Psychology, Journal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences, Infancia y Aprendizaje, Blackwell Publishers, Cambridge University Press, and Oxford University Press (1990-present)
  • Member Editorial Board, Infancia y Aprendizaje (Madrid: Visor) (1988-1992)
  • Member of the International Society for Theoretical Psychology (ISTP) (1984-present)
  • Member of the European Society for the History of the Behavioral and Social Sciences Cheiron (1982-present)

Selected publications

  • Van der Veer, R. (2007). Lev Vygotsky. London: Continuum International Publishing Group.
  • Van der Veer, R. (2007). Vygotsky in context: 1900-1935. In H. Daniels, M. Cole, & J.V. Wertsch (Eds.), The Cambridge Companion tot Vygotsky (pp.21-49). New York: Cambridge University Press.
  • Valsiner, J., & Van der Veer, R. (2000). The social mind: Development of the idea. Cambridge, MA: Cambridge University Press.

Grants

  • Grant received for visiting professorship of Dr. J. Valsiner (2 months, received from the Institute for the Study of Education and Human Development ISED) (1994)
  • Grant received for visiting professorship of Dr. I. M. Arievitch (whole year, received from NWO) (1993)
  • Grant received for visiting professorship of Dr. J. Valsiner (4 months, received from NWO) (1989)
  • Grant received to work as a visiting professor at the Department of Psychology of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (4 months, received from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research, NWO) (1987)

Last Modified: 31-01-2013