Elroy Boers, MSc

Name: Elroy Boers
PhD: Expected in 2017
Promotors: Prof. dr. Bas van den Putte and Prof. dr. Hans Beentjes
MSc: Persuasive communication, 2012, University of Amsterdam
Interests: Health communication targeted at adolescents, interpersonal communication and online communication.
Research: My PhD project focuses on how online interpersonal communication (e.g. online chatting) influences adolescents’ beliefs towards certain risk behaviors such as: consuming alcohol and smoking cannabis. Furthermore, we explore how online interpersonal communication can be used to expand and strengthen existing health interventions aimed at adolescents.
Teaching: medialandschap, Inleiding Communicatiewetenschap (ICW), kwalitatief onderzoek, onderzoekspractica survey en inhoudsanalyse en persuasieve communicatie.
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