Prof. G.L.M. Kraaykamp (Gerbert)

Professor - Radboud Social Cultural Research
Director of research - Radboud Social Cultural Research
Professor - Sociology

Prof. G.L.M. Kraaykamp (Gerbert)
Visiting address

Thomas van Aquinostraat 4

Postal address

Postbus 9104

Working days Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

In his research, Prof. Gerbert Kraaykamp focuses on the intergenerational transmission of social inequality. Especially, the issue how aspects of a parental upbringing and socialization affect a person’s educational career is a core topic of research. In this respect gender differences receive specific attention. Additionally, Kraaykamp investigates the consequences of educational differentiation for high-brow cultural involvement, sports participation, health behaviors and opinions on sexuality, marriage and gender roles. Kraaykamp’s foremost employs quantitative-empirical research methods, and focuses on both longitudinal and cross-national comparisons.

Kraaykamp has been coordinator of various datacollections, respectively European Social Survey (ESS: Netherlands), Family Survey Dutch Populatio (FSDP), Netherlands Longitudinal Lifecourse Survey (NELLS), Social and Cultural Developments in the Netherlands (SOCON).

Research group
  • Radboud Social Cultural Research


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