About Me


N. (Natasja) Rietveld, PhD

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Hogeschool Rotterdam, Opleiding HRM, Locatie Museumplein

Curriculum Vitae

Biography in Dutch


Natasja Rietveld, PhD (1973) graduated in 1996 in Social Work in ‘s-Hertogenbosch and in 2002 in Sociology and Ethics at Tilburg University. In 2003 she was assigned to the Research Centre IVA in Tilburg as research assistance. December 16th 2009 she received a doctorate in Sociology at Tilburg University on a thesis concerning the perception of guilt and shame among Dutch veterans of Peace Operations. From January 2009 till June 2010 she worked at the Veterans Institute as interviewer (Interview Project Dutch Veterans) and scientific researcher. On July 2010 she started to work as Post Doc researcher at the Netherlands Defence Academy in Breda and in June 2012 she finished her two years Post Doc research (Multicultural attitudes of military employees) with a research report and some publications. In June 2014 she started a new project, related to her dissertation and based on her expertise in veterans mental health. In this project the Netherlands Defence Academy, the Netherlands Police Academy, the Veterans Institute and Foundation Waardering Erkenning Politie (WEP) cooperate. Commissioning companies were the Veterans Institute and Foundation WEP. In the winter of 2016 she started a new career at Rotterdam college, departement Human Resource Management (lecture research skills).

She is interested in topics like peace operations, veterans, military, police, moral dilemmas, guilt, shame, mental health, work-related mental health problems, sociology and social scientific research.