Lieke van Heumen

Lieke van Heumen

Postdoctoral Research Associate, Disability and Human Development

Office Phone

312-413-5557

Office

1640 W. Roosevelt Rd., 711 DHSP

Mail Code

626

Office Hours

By appointment

About

Lieke van Heumen is a postdoctoral research associate in the Department of Disability and Human Development. She is a 2015 graduate of the Department’s PhD program in Disability Studies. She received both her undergraduate and master degrees in psychology with a specialization in gerontology from the Radboud University in the Netherlands. Lieke worked as a psychologist in five group homes for people with intellectual disabilities in the Netherlands.

Service to the Community

Dr. van Heumen regularly provides trainings for community agencies on aging with intellectual and developmental disabilities and supports for those living with dementia.

Notable Honors

2016 - Student and Early Career Professionals Special Interest Group Scholarship and Gerontology Division Student Scholarship, Amerian Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

2015 - Student Award, Amerian Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

2014 - Paul D. Doolen Graduate Scholarship for the Study of Aging, University of Illinois

2013 - Chancellor's Graduate Research Fellowship, University of Illinois at Chicago

Education

PhD, Disability Studies, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2015
MS, Psychology, Radboud University, the Netherlands, 2008
BS, Psychology, Radboud University, the Netherlands, 2006