Margaret Stroebe works at both the Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, Utrecht University, and the Department of Clinical Psychology and Experimental Psychopathology, University of Groningen, The Netherlands (Professor Emeritus / Visiting Scholar). She has specialized in the field of bereavement research for many years.
With Henk Schut she developed the Dual Process Model of Coping with Bereavement. Her book publications include “Bereavement in Later Life: Coping, Attachment, and Developmental Influences”(2007) with Robert Hansson and the “Handbook of Bereavement Research and Practice: Advances in Theory and Intervention” (2009), with Robert Hansson, Henk Schut and Wolfgang Stroebe. She also edited “Complicated Grief: Scientific Foundations for Health Care Professionals” (with Henk Schut and Jan van den Bout).
Her honors include an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium, the Scientific Research Award of the American Association of Death Education and Counseling, in the U.S.A., and the title in 2011 of Officer of the Order of Orange Nassau, in the Netherlands.