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As a PhD researcher, Pien is part of the Academic Collaborative Centre: a cooperation between INTERVICT and Victim Support the Netherlands. This cooperation aims to fuel the exchange between academics and practice. Pien's research into peer support among victims and survivors of crime is a first result of this collaboration.
Pien van de Ven is a victimologist (MSc) with a background in criminology (BSc). She studied at the Erasmus Univeristy in Rotterdam and the University of Tilburg. Before starting a PhD she worked at INTERVICT as a junior researcher in a large European research project into Human trafficing as an enterprise (TRACE prject), as a policy officer / researcher at Victim Support the Netherlands and as a teacher in criminology at the Erasmus University.