Ellen Verbakel

Treasurer of ESHMS

Position:

Professor of Sociology

Affiliation:

Department of Sociology, Radboud University, Nijmegen, the Netherlands

Degree:

PhD in sociology

Biography:

I am a family sociologist. My research interests include families – in particular partner relationships and partner effects – work, and health. My major line of research centres around informal caregivers. Demand for informal care is rising and will continue to do so in the years to come. I am interested in the consequences of providing informal care for work and well-being of the caregiver, as well as how these impacts may depend on the caregivers’ life stage.

Research interests: 

Informal caregiving, families, work, well-being, long-term care, life course

Academic webpage/website: 

Ellen Verbakel at Radboud University

Personal page

Email:

ellen.verbakel(at)ru.nl