Professional Service

mensen rond wereld 48Editor/Reviewer
Current positions

  • Associate Editor, Asian Psychologist (2005-)
  • Associate Editor, Parenting (2014-)
  • Associate Editor, Psychology and Developing Societies (2013-)
  • Associate Editor, South African Journal of Industrial Psychology (2013-)
  • Associate Editor, Survey Research Methods (2007-)
  • Consulting Editor, European Journal of Psychological Assessment (2006-)
  • Consulting Editor, International Journal of Clinical Health Psychology (2014-)
  • Consulting Editor, International Journal of Psychology (2014-)
  • Consulting Editor, International Journal of Testing (2000-)
  • Consulting Editor, Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology (2007-)
  • Consulting Editor, Journal of European Psychology Students (2009-)
  • Consulting Editor, Psychological Test and Assessment Modeling (2006-)

 Former positions

  • Editor, the Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology (2001-2007)
  • Associate Editor, the European Journal of Psychological Assessment (2000-2005)
  • Member of the Board of Editors of Child Development (1999-2002)
  • Associate Editor, the Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology (1994-2001)
  • Co-editor, Cross-cultural Psychology Monographs, a joint initiative of the International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology and Tilburg University Press (1991-1993)
  • Editor, the Bulletin of the International Test Commission in the European Journal of Psychological Assessment (1994-1999)
  • Member, Editorial Advisory Board of The Sage Series in Cross-Cultural Psychology (1998-2000)
  • Member, Editorial Board Encyclopedia of Social Measurement.

Ad-hoc reviewer of manuscripts submitted to

  • Academy of Management Review
  • Acta Astronautica
  • African Journal of Agricultural Research
  • American Psychologist
  • Applied Measurement in Education
  • Applied Psychology: An International Review
  • Asian Journal of Criminology
  • Asian Journal of Social Psychology
  • Asia Pacific Management Review
  • Assessment
  • British Journal of Educational Psychology
  • British Journal of Psychology
  • British Journal of Social Psychology
  • Behavior and Brain Sciences
  • Child Development
  • Child Development Perspectives
  • Cognition and Emotion
  • Cross-Cultural Research
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Drustvena Istrazivanja
  • Early Childhood Research Quarterly
  • Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice
  • Educational Psychology: An International Journal of Experimental Educational Psychology
  • European Journal of Developmental Psychology
  • European Journal of Social Psychology
  • European Journal of Personality
  • European Journal of Psychological Assessment
  • European Journal of Psychology of Education
  • European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology
  • European Psychologist
  • European Review of Applied Psychology
  • European Sociological Review
  • Field Methods
  • Frontiers in Quantitative Psychology and Measurement
  • Group Processes and Intergroup Relations
  • Health and Place
  • Humor
  • IERI Monograph Series
  • International Journal of Behavioral Development
  • International Journal of Clinical Health Psychology
  • International Journal of Community and Applied Psychology
  • International Journal of English and Literature
  • International Journal of Pharmacy Practice
  • International Journal of Psychology
  • International Journal of Selection and Assessment
  • International Journal of Social Research Methodology
  • International Journal of Stress Management
  • International Journal of Testing
  • International Perspectives in Psychology: Research, Practice, Consultation
  • Journal of Adolescence
  • Journal of Community and Applied Social Psychology
  • Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology
  • Journal of Environmental Management
  • Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies
  • Journal of Experimental Social Psychology
  • Journal of Family Psychology
  • Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition
  • Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health
  • Journal of International Business Studies
  • Journal of International Migration and Integration
  • Journal of Mental Health
  • Journal of Nervous and Mental Diseases
  • Journal of Personality and Social Psychology
  • Journal of Official Statistics
  • Journal of Personality and Social Psychology
  • Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology
  • Journal of Social and Personal Relationships
  • Journal of Personality and Social Psychology
  • Journal of Psychosomatic Research
  • Kwantitatieve Methoden
  • Large-scale Assessments in Education
  • Learning and Individual Differences
  • Multivariate Behavioral Research
  • Online Journal of Education Research
  • Online Readings in Psychology and Culture
  • Organization Studies
  • Parenting: Science and Practice
  • Political Psychology
  • Pragmatics & Cognition
  • Psychologia Belgica
  • Psychological Assessment
  • Psychological Reports/Perceptual & Motor Skills
  • Psychological Science
  • Psychological Test and Assessment Modeling
  • Psychology Science Quarterly
  • Psycholoog
  • Psychometrika
  • Scandinavian Journal of Psychology
  • School Psychology Quarterly
  • Sex Roles
  • Social Behavior and Personality: An International Journal
  • Social Psychology
  • Social Psychology Quarterly
  • Social Science Research
  • Sociological Methods and Research
  • South African Journal of Economic and Management Sciences
  • South-African Journal of Industrial Psychology
  • Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies
  • SpringerPlus
  • Survey Research Methods
  • Tijdschrift voor Onderwijsresearch
  • Tijdschrift voor Sociale Geneeskunde
  • Tijdschrift voor Sociologie
  • Tijdschrift voor Veiligheid
  • Work & Stress
  • Zeitschrift für Psychologie / Journal of Psychology.

Reviewer of grant proposals from American, Australian, Austrian, Bangladeshi, Belgian, British, Canadian (member of Committee 10 (Psychology) of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council), Dutch, German, Hong Kong, New Zealand, Polish, Singaporean, South African, Spanish, and Swiss grant institutions, as well as the European Science Foundation.
Reviewer of book proposals
for several publishers, such as Sage, Cambridge University Press, Oxford University Press, Harcourt, Pearson, Wiley, and Swets & Zeitlinger.

Grants received from various institutions in the Netherlands (such as NWO and WOTRO), Germany, South Africa, and from the European Union (Marie Curie), and the (South-African-Dutch) South African Netherlands Research Programme on Alternatives in Development.

Management Activities/Memberships Boards and Research Groups

  • Co-organizer of international symposium "Viability of Mathematical Models in the Social Sciences", Tilburg University, 1992
  • Co-organizer of Advanced Training Seminar "Coping with Adverse Conditions" (a joint initiative of the International Union of Psychological Science and the International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology), Tilburg, 1992
  • Member of an international committee that has written guidelines for test translations. Chairman of the committee is Ron Hambleton (University of Massachusetts, Amherst)
  • Member of the Executive Committee of the International Testing Commission (1994-2000)
  • President of Division II (Division of Psychological Assessment and Evaluation) of the International Association of Applied Psychology (2002-2006)
  • Member of the scientific committee of international conferences (the XIth International Conference of the International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology, Liege, 1992; Test Adaptations, ITC Conference Washington, DC, 1999; Combined ITC Conference/IACCP Conference on Test Adaptations, Graz, Austria, 1999; XVth International Conference of the International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology, Pultusk, 2000), International Conference on Cultural Psychiatry The Netherlands (Amsterdam, 2010)
  • Member of the Board of the "Stichting GATB Research Nederland" (1992-2001)
  • Member of PROO advisory committee on international educational research (2001-2002)
  • Member of the Social Science Council of the Royal Dutch Academy of Sciences (2003-2011)
  • Member Adviescommissie Wetenschapswinkel Tilburg University (2001-2010)
  • Member Scientific Advisory Board Swiss Academy for Development (2007-)
  • Associated member “The Society and Workplace Diversity group”, University of Bergen, Norway (http://www.uib.no/rg/saw/contact-us/professor-fons-van-de-vijver)
  • Member Scientific Board of various international conferences
  • Chairperson of the International Scientific Board of the conference of the International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology in Stellenbosch (South Africa, July 2012)
  • Member of the Questionnaire Expert Group (QEG) for the 2012 cycle of the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA)
  • President-Elect of the European Association of Psychological Assessment (2009-2011)
  • President of the European Association of Psychological Assessment (2011-) (http://www.eapa-homepage.org/about/committee/)
  • Chairperson of the Publications and Communication Committee and member Executive Committee of the International Association or Cross-Cultural Psychology (2011-2014) (http://www.iaccp.org/drupal/node/17)
  • Member International Advisory Board of the Center for Applied Cross-Cultural Research, Wellington, New Zealand (2012-) (http://www.victoria.ac.nz/cacr/about-us/people/international-advisory-board)
  • President-Elect of the International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology (2014-)

University Service

  • Member of “Faculteitsraad” (Faculty Council) for several years
  • Chairperson of “Opleidingsbestuur”/Vice-dean for education (“Onderwijsdirecteur”) of the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences, Tilburg University, and member of the Management Team of the Faculty (2001-2005).
  • Vice-dean for research of the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences (“Onderzoeksdirecteur”), director Graduate School, Tilburg University (2005-2010).
  • Deputy dean of the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences, Tilburg University (2005-2010).
  • Vice-chairperson of “Babylon”, center for the study of the multicultural study (cooperation of Faculty of Humanities, and the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences at Tilburg University) (2003-).
  • Member Advisory Board Netspar, Tilburg University (2005-2008).
  • Chairperson Subsidiefonds Academic Forum (2012-).