Risky beginnings (2014-2019): This study examined trajectories from maternal and paternal characteristics from before the birth of a child to the quality of parent-child interactions in early life in relation to child cognitive development in toddlerhood.

The study was funded by an NWO-ORA grant and carried out as a collaborative project with New York University (PI Clancy Blair) and Cambridge University (PI Claire Hughes). PhD students Mi-lan Woudstra, Marjolein Branger and Wei Li, co-supervised by Rosanneke Emmen.


SIMCUR (2009-2014): Social Integration of Migrant Children: Uncovering Family and School Factors Promoting Resilience.

The aim of the project was to uncover the processes underlying developmental resilience in children from Turkish migrant families during the transitions to primary and secondary education in three European countries: The Netherlands (co PI Rien van IJzendoorn), Norway (co-PI Britt Oppedal), and Germany (co-PI Birgit Leyendecker). The project was funded by a NORFACE grant. PhD students Rosanneke Emmen, Marielle Prevoo and Nihal Yeniad.