About SciRev - Team

Jeroen Smits

Jeroen Smits is president of SciRev and professor of economic and human development at the department of Economics of Radboud University. He studied sociology and psychology at RU and obtained a PhD in sociology of this university in 1996. Since then he has worked at Utrecht University, University of Amsterdam and the Dutch National Institute of Public Health and the Environment. His major research interests are (all forms of) inequality, development, social cohesion, database building and the development of knowledge instruments. Smits has published over 100 research papers in a broad range of scientific fields, including demographics, economics, sociology, public health, medicine and human biology.

Janine Huisman

Janine Huisman is secretary and treasurer of SciRev and is working at the Dutch Central Bureau of Statistics. She studied economics at the Rijksuniversiteit Groningen and anthropology at the Free University of Amsterdam. In 2011 she obtained a PhD in economics at the Radboud University (RU). She has been working for Oikos, an NGO in the development corporation field, for NIBE-SVV, the educational institute for the Dutch financial sector, at Nijmegen School of Management and at the Centre for International Development Issues Nijmegen (CIDIN). Her major research interests include educational and gender inequality, economic development, anthropology and parental altruism.

Aaron van Geffen

Aaron van Geffen has designed and built the SciRev website since its inception in 2013. He obtained a bachelor's degree in computer science from Radboud University, as well as a master's degree in Artificial Intelligence from the same university. Aside from SciRev, he has been involved in the development of the Multilink model and designed the website of the Global Data Lab.