Namkje Koudenburg

Namkje Koudenburg is associate professor in social psychology at the University of Groningen. She has received the Academy KNAW Early Career Award 2019.

Koudenburg investigates the social consequences of the 'flow' of conversations. She wonders what the role of the micro dynamics of conversations is in maintaining or changing public opinion. She examines the consequences for the individual, for group dynamics and for public opinion and culture. Koudenburg works in an interdisciplinary manner and also uses particularly innovative methodologies. She is not only known to colleagues at home and abroad, but also appears in various media. She has already received various awards for her work.