Yağmur, Drs. Ş. (Şengül)

Position:
  • PhD candidate


Telephone number: +31 (0)71 527 2727
E-Mail: s.yagmur@fsw.leidenuniv.nl
Faculty / Department: Faculteit der Sociale Wetenschappen, Instituut Pedagogische Wetenschappen, Algemene en Gezinspedagogiek
Office Address: Pieter de la Court gebouw
Wassenaarseweg 52
2333 AK Leiden



  • PhD candidate at the Centre for Child and Family Studies, Leiden University. Research project: Preventing behavior in Turkish toddlers in the Netherlands: Testing the effectiveness of a culturally-sensitive adaptation of the Video-feedback Intervention to promote Positive Parenting (VIPP). Supervised by Prof. dr. M.H. van IJzendoorn, Prof. dr. M.J. Bakermans-Kranenburg and dr. J. Mesman (2008-present)
  • MA Educational Sciences (Pedagogy), Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences, Department of Educational Sciences, University of Amsterdam. Master's thesis on ethnic identity, behaviour problems and the mediating role of self-esteem: a comparison between Dutch-Turkish and Dutch-Moroccan adolescents (2005).
  • Guest lecturer at the Faculty of Social and Behaviour Sciences, Department of Educational Sciences, University of Amsterdam (2006-2007). Topic: Ethnic identity, behaviour problems and the mediating role of self-esteem: theory, practice and policy.
  • Research assistant at the Faculty of Social and Behaviour Sciences, University of Amsterdam (2001-2005).

Academic awards

  • AUV-Graduate award 2006. Awarded to a graduate who has made a unique contribution to society and the academic world during his/her study. University of Amsterdam.
  • Master's thesis award 2004-2005 (Scriptieprijs POW 2004-2005). University of Amsterdam, Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences, Department of Educational Sciences.

Research areas and activities

  • Ethnic identity
  • Behaviour problems
  • Parental sensitivity
  • Self-esteem
  • Turkish and Moroccan immigrant families in the Netherlands

Teaching activities

Inleiding pedagogische en onderwijswetenschappen.

Selected publications

  • Wissink, I.B., Deković, M., Yagmur, S., Stams, G.J., Haan, M. de. Ethnic identity, externalizing problem behaviour and the mediating role of self-esteem among Dutch, Turkish-Dutch and Moroccon-Dutch adolescents. Journal of Adolescence, 31, 223-240 (2008).
  • Yagmur, S. (2005). Ethnic identity, behaviour problems and the mediating role of self-esteem: a comparison between Dutch-Turkish and Dutch-Moroccan adolescents. Master's thesis) University of Amsterdam.

Last Modified: 22-12-2015