dr. JK (Jarl) Kampen

dr. JK (Jarl) Kampen

Assistant professor

Jarl Kampen has a Phd in the Political and Social Sciences by writing a thesis on “The analysis and interpretation of models for ordinal association” (KUBrussel, 2000). He teaches research methods and statistics in Antwerp University (Belgium) and in Wageningen University (The Netherlands) and for BSc, MSc and PhD students of very diverse backgrounds (e.g., environmental  science, social science, health studies, tourism, engineering, epidemiology) with a demonstrably competence-based, active and student-centred, internationally oriented and research-driven approach. His experience and expertise covers both quantitative and qualitative research methodology. As a statistical and methodological consultant he provides methodological and statistical support to many applied researchers in short and long-term interdisciplinary collaborations, including Erasmus+ (CASES+; 603014-EPP-1-2018-1-UK-SPOSCP) and Horizon2020 (e.g., “Developing Sustainable PERmanent Grassland systems and policies SuperG)”. Jarl publishes regularly in the theoretical (statistics, methodology) and applied scientific literature.


Education and key qualifications

2000                   PhD, Faculteit Politieke en Sociale Wetenschappen, Catholic University of Brussels (B)

1996                   Master, Psychology, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen (RUG), The Netherlands


Current position

2009 -    assistant professor (UD1), Biometris, Wageningen University and Research Center (NL)


Previous position(s)

2013 -       guest professor, StatUA, Department of Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, University of Antwerp (B)

2007 –      methodologist, Divisie Methodologie en Kwaliteit (DMK), Statistics Netherlands (CBS, NL)

2006 –       postdoc researcher, Faculteit Economische, Sociale en Politieke Wetenschappen & Solvay Business School, Free University of Brussels (B)

2000 –       postdoc researcher, Instituut voor de Overheid, Catholic University of Leuven (B)