Academic positions


Post-doctoral Researcher and Lecturer Social and Environmental Psychology – 2015/07 – present

University of Groningen, Department of Social Psychology, Groningen, the Netherlands.
Conducting research on how personal and group values affect pro-environmental behavior, household energy behaviors and attitudes, and person-technology interactions.
Co-promotor/doctoral advisor, teaching courses on intergroup relations, environmental psychology, and societal issues in the bachelor and (research) master programs, supervision of bachelor and master theses.

Research “expert contract” European Commission Joint Research Centre – 2016/11 – present 

Provide support to DG ENER’s activities on assessing and understanding how much value European society attaches to security of energy supplies. This understanding will be obtained by conducting specialized consumer surveys and will contribute to the implementation of the Energy Union Roadmap initiatives.

Lecturer – 2014/08 – 2015/07

Windesheim University of Applied Sciences, Department of Pedagogics, Zwolle, the Netherlands.
Teaching courses on cultural psychology, research skills and psychology, and theses supervisor.

Ph.D. Candidate – 2010/09 – 2015/06

University of Groningen, Department of Social Psychology, Groningen, the Netherlands.
Conducting research on media influence on intergroup processes and interpersonal behavior.
Teacher on statistics and research skills, and master’s thesis supervisor.
Advisors: Prof. dr. Sabine Otten and dr. Martijn van Zomeren.

Teaching position – 2006/09 – 2008/08

University of Groningen, Faculty of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Groningen, the Netherlands.
Teacher on statistics and research skills.


Education


Ph.D. in Behavioral Sciences – 2010/08 – 2015/06 (defense planned for 2016/01)

University of Groningen, Department of Social Psychology, Groningen, the Netherlands.
Title of dissertation: Global threats, local consequences: How distant intergroup threats influence local intergroup relationships.
Advisors: Prof. dr. Sabine Otten and dr. Martijn van Zomeren.

Summer School, European Association of Social Psychology – 2012/08.

University of Limerick, Department of Social Psychology, Limerick, Ireland.
Workshop: ‘The space between us’: The role of intergroup boundaries in shaping social inclusion, integration, and well-being.
Workshop organizers: Prof. dr. John Dixon, Prof. dr. Kevin Durrheim, Prof. dr. Orla Muldoon.

 Research Master: Human Behavior in Social Contexts – 2008/09 – 2010/08. 

University of Groningen, the Netherlands. Graduated “cum laude” (with honor).
Title of thesis: Superordinate identification: A solution or a shift of problems?
Thesis supervisors: Prof. dr. Sabine Otten, dr. Elze G. Ufkes.

Bachelor of Science in Social Psychology – 2005/09 – 2008/08

University of Groningen, the Netherlands (propaedeutic exam in July 2006).
Title of thesis: Peer and self-reports of victimization and bullying behaviour.
Thesis supervisor: dr. Matty van der Meulen.

Bilingual secondary education (English and Dutch) – 1998/09 – 2004/08.

R.S.G. ‘t Slingerbos, Harderwijk, the Netherlands (profile: economics and society).


Publications


Jans, L., Bouman, T. & Fielding, K. (2018). A part of the energy “In crowd”: Changing people’s energy behavior via group-based approaches. IEEE Power and Energy Magazine, 16(1), 35 – 41. doi:10.1109/MPE.2017.2759883

Bouman, T., van Zomeren, M., & Otten, S. (2015). When threats foreign turn domestic: Two ways for distant realistic intergroup threats to carry over into local intolerance. British Journal of Social Psychology, 54 (3), 581 – 600. doi:10.1111/bjso.12098

Bouman, T., van Zomeren, M., & Otten, S. (2014). Threat by Association: Do distant intergroup threats carry over into local intolerance? British Journal of Social Psychology, 53 (3), 405-421. 10.1111/bjso.12046

Bouman, T., van der Meulen, M., Goossens, F. A., Olthof, T., Vermande. M. M., & Aleva, E. A. (2012). Peer and self-reports of victimization and bullying: Their differential association with internalizing problems and social adjustment. Journal of School Psychology, 50(6), 759-774. doi:10.1016/j.jsp.2012.08.004

Bouman, T., van Zomeren, M., & Otten, S. (2011). De overdraagbaarheid van verre groepsdreigingen: Van verre symbolische dreigingen naar lokale intolerantie [Carry-over effects of distant intergroup threats: From distant symbolic threats to local intolerance]. In n. van de Ven, M. Baas, L. van Dillen, D. Lakens, A.M. Lokhorst, & M. Strick (Eds.), Jaarboek Sociale Psychologie 2011 (pp. 37-40). Groningen: ASPO pers.

Bouman, T. (2010). Superordinate identification: A solution or a shift of problems? (Master’s thesis). Groningen University Library database. (i720 952 2010 001).


National and international presentations


(last update August 2016)

2018

Bouman, T. (2018, February). Hoe “verleid” je mensen om hun gedrag en woning te verduurzamen? Oral presentation at Kenniscafé: Duurzame buurt, bewoners in beweging organized by Province of Gelderland, Arnhem, the Netherlands.

2017

Bouman, T. (2017, November). Behavioural dimensions of energy transitions. Oral presentation at UNIDO Sustainable Energy Solutions (United Nations), Groningen, the Netherlands.

Bouman, T. (2017, November). Wat is de hardste noot die gekraakt moet worden bij het sturen naar duurzaam gedrag? Oral presentation at Groene Brein Festijn, Nemo Amsterdam, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Bouman, T. (2017, October). What drives energy consumers? Oral presentation at International Energy Agency Committee on Energy Research and Technology workshop on “Towards a Consumer-Driven Energy System: Understanding Human Behaviour. Copenhagen/Lyngby, Denmark.

Bouman, T., Steg, E., & Johnson, S. (2017, August). The value of what others value: How personal and group values relate to pro-environmental attitudes and behaviours. Abstract from International Conference on Environmental Psychology, A Coruña, Spain.

Bouman, T. & Steg, L (2017, June). MatchIT. Oral presentation presented at ERA-Net SG+ Project Event. Bucharest, Romania.

2016 and older

Bouman, T. (2016, November). Social and behavioural dimensions of energy transitions. Oral presentation at UNIDO Sustainable Energy Solutions (United Nations), Groningen, the Netherlands.

Bouman, T. & Georgievski, I. (2016, August). On the relationship between automation and occupants in smart buildings (August 2016). Oral presentation presented at ICT4S Conference, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. download

Bouman, T. (2015, November). Duurzaamheid en gedrag [Sustainability and behavior]. Oral presentation presented at the Student Challenges kick-off meeting, Groningen, the Netherlands.

Bouman, T. (2015, November). Measuring group values: Discrepancies between aggregated individual and perceived group values. Oral presentation presented at the Institute for Industrial Economics, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Beijing, China.

Bouman, T., Otten, S., & van Zomeren, M. (2014, July). Threat by association: When distant threats cause intolerance towards local outgroups. Poster presented at the EASP general meeting, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Bouman, T., Otten, S., & van Zomeren, M. (2014, May). How threats from distant outgroups influence nearby intergroup relationships: When the superordinate connects the distant to the local. Poster presented at the conference meeting of the Kurt Lewin Institute, Zeist, the Netherlands.

Bouman, T. (2013, December). Atoombom in Iran? Wat een nare vent die Turkse man: Hoe dreigingen van verre groepen dichtbije groepsrelaties beïnvloeden [Atom bomb in Iran, what an unpleasent person, that Turkish man: How threats from distant groups influence local intergroup relations].  Oral presentation presented at Hanze University of Applied Sciences, Groningen, the Netherlands.

Bouman, T., van Zomeren, M., & Otten, S. (2013, January). Threat by association: From distant threats to local intolerance. Poster presented at SPSP annual meeting, New Orleans, US.

Bouman, T., Leite, A., Martinez, R., Prati, F., Tsantila, K., & Williams, A. (2012, August). The impact of identity threat and relative group status on intergroup relations: The case of the PIIGS. Paper presented at the Summer School meeting of the European Association of Social Psychology, University of Limerick, Ireland.

Bouman, T., Otten, S., & van Zomeren, M. (2012, May). Distant threats, local consequences: From distant symbolic threats to local intolerance. Poster presented at the conference meeting of the Kurt Lewin Institute, Zeist, the Netherlands.

Bouman, T., Otten, S., & van Zomeren, M. (2012, January). Distant threats, local consequences: From distant symbolic threats to local intolerance. Poster presented at the meeting of the Heymans Institute, University of Groningen, Groningen, the Netherlands.

Bouman, T., van Zomeren, M., & Otten, S. (2011, December). De overdraagbaarheid van verre groepsdreigingen [The transference of distant intergroup threats]. Paper presented at the annual conference meeting of ASPO [Dutch Association of Social Psychological Research], Tilburg University, Tilburg, the Netherlands.

Bouman, T., van Zomeren, M., & Otten, S. (2011, November). Carry-over effects of symbolic threat: From distant symbolic threats to local intolerance. Oral presentation at the group processes and intergroup relations research meeting of the Kurt Lewin Institute, Leiden University, Leiden, the Netherlands.

Bouman, T., Otten, S., Ufkes, E. G., & van Zomeren, M. (2010, October). Emphasizing a shared group membership: A solution or a shift of problems? Poster presented at the meeting of the Heymans Institute, University of Groningen, Groningen, the Netherlands.

Bouman, T., Otten, S., & van Zomeren, M. (2010, September). Local Globalism: The local influences of a globalizing world. Paper presented at the group processes and intergroup relations research meeting of the Kurt Lewin Institute, VU University Amsterdam, the Netherlands.


Awards, grants and funding


ERA-Net SG+ (H2020) project “MatchIT: Efficient demand and supply matching by incentivizing end-users in buildings” (2017 – 2020), appr. €1.4 Million (675k to University of Groningen).

European Commission, JRC Expert Contract (2016 – 2017), appr. €27.000.

Municipality of Almere Research Grant (2016), €10.000.

Best poster award (SPSP annual meeting, 2013).

SPSP graduate student travel award (SPSP, 2012), $ 500.

EASP travel grant (EASP, 2012), € 800 (approximately $ 1000).

PhD fund (Graduate School of Behavioural and Social Sciences of the University of Groningen, 2010).[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]