ERU at your country

In addition to the Board members, ERU consists of national representatives in their respective countries across Europe that serve as board members of the general council.

Apart from other tasks, the national representatives advise and assist the Executive Board, encourage new membership and colleagues to join the ERU/EADP, and expand ERU dissemination of press releases, research reports, or policy briefs in local languages.

If you want to contact the ERU representative in your country, please find more information below:


Benbow, Alison  Germany Alison Benbow is a postdoctoral researcher at Leibniz University of Hanover, Germany. Her research focuses on the psychosocial adaptation of migrant adolescents, more general consequences of living in highly diverse contexts and on the facilitation of positive intergroup relations.
Brinke te, Lysanne Netherlands Lysanne is a PhD student at Utrecht University, the Netherlands. Her thesis focuses on disentangling cognitive and behavioral components of emotion regulation treatment for adolescents with aggressive behavior problems. She is interested in transactional approaches, intensive longitudinal data analyses and parenting. She enjoys to combine fundamental and applied research.
Carrera, Pablo Spain Pablo Carrera is a PhD student at the University of Seville (Seville, Spain). In his research he is focusing on the socio-emotional development of children in foster care. His research interests include attachment theory, intervention programs, and how early adversities impact on socio-emotional and cognitive development.
Carrizales, Alexia France Alexia Carrizales is a PhD student at Bordeaux University (France). In her work she focuses on the role of living environments in adolescents’ empathy and prosocial behaviors development using quantitative methodologies such as latent variable approaches for longitudinal data.
Mannerstrom, Rasmus Finland Rasmus Mannerström is a doctoral candidate at the University of Jyväskylä and his research interests are in questions of identity, social development and political engagement in a sociohistorical context.
Palladino, Benedetta Italy Benedetta Emanuela Palladino is a postoctoral researcher at University of Florence, Italy. Her research interests includes bullying and prevention/intervention programs, with a particular attention to the behaviour of active defenders.
Romanyuk, Lyudmyla Urkaine Lyudmyla V. Romanyuk, Ph.D, is an associate professor at Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv (Ukraine). Her research interests include well-being and orientation, educational psycholgoy and personality.
Şen, Zeynep Turkey Zeynep Şen is a PhD student at Ege University in İzmir, Turkey.. Her research focuses on the relationships between prosocial behavior (e.g., sharing, helping) and cognitive development during early childhood. She is also interested in intervention programs, bullying, teachers’ attitudes toward bullying and roles in bullying prevention.
Skoczen, Ilona Poland Ilona Skoczeń is a PhD student at Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw, Poland. Her research focuses on parent-child relationships, attachment, emotion regulation and problem behaviour in childhood and adolescence.
Stefenel, Delia Romania Delia Stefenel, PhD, works as associate teaching assistant at “Lucian Blaga” University of Sibiu, Romania. Her research interests include the study of migration crisis with an applied interest for national and local policies to promote adjustemt and well-being of people belonging to ethnic and cultural diverse communities.
Tamm, Anni Estonia Anni Tamm, PhD, is a postdoctoral researcher at University of Tartu, Estonia. Her research focuses on children’s and adolescents’ relationships and conflictual interactions with parents and peers; value priorities.
Vietze, Jana Germany Jana Vietze is a PhD student at the University of Potsdam, Germany. In her work, she focuses on the contextual conditions of ethnic minority adolescents’ well-being and school adjustment, with a particular interst for the interplay of inter-ethnic peer relations, ethnic identity, multiculturalism, and acculturation of minority youth.
Weyn, Sofie Belgium Sofie Weyn is a PhD student at KU University in Leuven, Belgium. In her PhD thesis, she focuses on individual differences in susceptibility to environmental influences, or environmental sensitivity, in children and adolescents, cosnidering multiple levels of analysis.

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