Nardi Steverink (PhD ICS, 1996) is professor of Sociology (Sociology of Health and Well-being) in the social and behavioral sciences at the University of Groningen (RUG) and the University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG), in the Netherlands. She is also teaching master courses (master sociology of health, well-being, and care) at the Department of Sociology of the University of Groningen. She is member of the Interuniversity Center for Social science theory and methodology (ICS).
In her research line “Aging well: social relations, self-regulation, health and well-being” Nardi Steverink focuses on questions concerning social and behavioral determinants of health, well-being and quality of life over the life-span, with a special focus on the role of social needs and self-regulation. The research line “Aging well: social relations, self- regulation, health and well-being” is being executed at the Department of Sociology and the ICS and at the Department of Health Psychology of the UMCG.