2018 - present      Visiting Professor at the Canterbury Center of Policing research

2016 - present     Professor of Security and collective behaviour, University of Groningen

2015 - present     Academic Dean, MSc policing, Police Academy of the Netherlands, Apeldoorn

2004 - present     Chair in Public order Management, Police Academy of the Netherlands, Apeldoorn

2006 - 2008            Visiting Professor, Swedish National Police Academy, Solna, Sweden

2005 - 2006   Visiting fellow, Ruhr University, Bochum, Germany

2004 - 2009          Visiting Professor, School of Psychology, University of Liverpool, UK

1998 - 2004          Research Manager LSOP Police Education and Knowledge Centre, Apeldoorn

1991 - 1998          Senior researcher/ consultant Police Institute Public order and Safety, Hoogerheide

1990 - 1991   Researcher Police Study Centre, Warnsveld
    research on the role of mayors after the police transformation

1985 - 1991   Information science and biology teacher in Apeldoorn, Silvolde and Deventer

1986 - 1990           Researcher (post-doc) Utrecht University
    observational research on the initiation and escalation of violence during riot-situations

1981 - 1985   Researcher Utrecht University and Arnhem Zoo

1974 - 1981   Biology study, Utrecht University

My resume
Prof. Dr. Otto M.J. Adang

Chair, Public order management and
Academic Dean MSc Policing at
Police Academy of the Netherlands

Professor by special appointment of
Security and collective behaviour at
University of Groningen 

I am a behavioural scientist interested in aggression, reconciliation and collective behaviour, specifically in the way in which individuals regulate conflicts and social tension. I have published in the following fields: social psychology, investigative psychology, social simulation, criminal justice, criminology, police studies, human rights, sports studies, ethology, primatology.

For the connection between my behavioural research on chimpanzees and humans, see this interview by Michael Hagmann in Science, vol 289, p. 572, 28 July 2000) and this page

Photography, travel, and sport (walking, running, cycling, field hockey) are my favorite pastimes

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