Sanne Kellij is a PhD Candidate in the Brain and Development Research Center (Leiden University) and the Sociology department of the University of Groningen. In her PhD project she examines social-cognitive processes and the underlying neurobiology of children in elementary school. She has a specific interest in children who have experienced bullying victimization over prolonged periods of time. Berna Güroğlu (LU), René Veenstra (RUG) and Gerine Lodder (TU) are her supervisors.
Sanne is one of the main executive project coordinators within the SCARS project, a collaboration between researchers from Leiden University, University of Groningen, Tilburg University and NeurolabNL, funded by the NWA startimpuls.
Sanne obtained her Research Master in Cognitive Neuropsychology at VU University Amsterdam in 2017. She obtained her Basisaantekening Psychodiagnostiek at the medical psychology department of hospital ‘De Gelderse Vallei’ at Ede (NL). Her master thesis was written at the University of California – Los Angeles (UCLA) and was focused on assumptions of signal detection theory and the consequences of unmet assumptions.