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Current position & other academic roles

Previous experience

  • Lecturer/researcher at Tilburg University (2018-2019)
  • PhD researcher at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (2014 – 2019)
  • Visiting PhD student at the university of Edinburgh (September – November 2017)


  • MA Linguistics (Cum Laude), Utrecht University, 2014
  • BA Linguistics, Utrecht University, 2011
  • BSc Cognitive Artificial Intelligence, Utrecht University, 2010


  • University teaching qualification (UTQ, see here for more information)

Courses taught

Course Location Year
Language technology and its social implications Tilburg university 2019,2020
Language Technology and Society Tilburg university 2021
Onderzoekspracticum 3 Tilburg university 2020,2021
Research skill: Annotation Tilburg university 2019
Research skill: Programming Tilburg university 2019
Basic programming Tilburg university 2018, 2019, 2020
Inleiding Programmeren Tilburg university 2021
Methodology for Premasters CIS Tilburg university 2018, 2019
Online data collection Tilburg university 2018, 2019
Social Media Analytics Tilburg university 2018
Introduction to Python VU Amsterdam 2015, 2016


See the publications page.

Talks etc

  • Panelist at ICT.OPEN2019 discussion: “Where is YOUR moral compass in building AI systems?”
  • Invited talk on Ethics in vision & language: a personal journey at the NL4XAI training event (December 1st, 2020).
  • Invited talk (breakout session): What (biases) have language models learned? Ladies in Data 2022

Conference & workshop organization

  • Committee member: CLIN (2010, 2015, 2022), INLG (2018, 2021, 2022)
  • Workshop chair: INLG 2021
  • Organizer: EvalNLGEval

Reviewing experience

I have reviewed for:

  • Journals: Computer Speech & Language, TACL (standing reviewer)
  • Conferences: ARR, ACL, COLING, EMNLP, INLG, NAACL, the Global WordNet Conference, CLIN
  • Workshops: EvalNLGEval, Ethics in NLP, HumEval, and NLP-OSS workshops, and the ESSLLI student session.

I have also served as an area chair for INLG2020, and as an Ethics reviewer for NAACL.