Dr. Lisette Hornstra

Martinus J. Langeveldgebouw
Heidelberglaan 1
Kamer E3.38
3584 CS Utrecht

Dr. Lisette Hornstra

Associate Professor

Lisette Hornstra works as an associate professor at the education department of Utrecht University. Her research focuses primarily on the question how teachers can foster motivation, well-being, and academic achievement of students with different backgrounds and ability levels. Her research interests include

  • equal opportunities in education
  • students' motivation for school
  • social and ethnic diversity in schools
  • teaching high-ability students.

Her research is characterized by the integration of fundamental and applied research. She received several NWO-funded research grants, including a VIDI grant for the project Mind the Gap.

She also teaches and coordinates courses in the bachelor and master program of educational sciences.