Folk narrative researcher in Almere, Netherlands
Professor in Dutch Folktales and Narrative Culture at the University of Groningen and Dutch folk narrative researcher at the Meertens Institute in Amsterdam, manager of the DOC Volksverhaal and the Dutch Folktale Database. Project leader of FACT and of Tunes & Tales (for the tales part). Project leader of TINPOT (with TweetGenie as product), Twidentity and the SagenJager. Editor of the e-zine Vertelcultuurand the Facebookgroup Vertelcultuur.Coordinator of the ISFNR Committee for «Folktales and the Internet» and chairman of the Narrative Culture Foundation. Member of the SIEF (including the working group on Archives) and European member at large of the ISCLR. Member of the scientific board of the journals Béaloideas andFabula. Closely cooperating with the department of Human Media Interaction (Twente University) and AMICUS (Radboud University Nijmegen).