Personal data 
Name: Erik Snel
Year of birth: 1957
Place of birth: De Bilt, the Netherlands
Work address: Department of Sociology
Erasmus University
P.O. Box 1738
3000 DR Rotterdam
The Netherlands
Telephone (office): +31-10-4082083 (b.g.g. 82085)


1969-1975: VWO College Blaucapel, Utrecht
1975-1982: Study Sociology at Utrecht University
Specialisation: Sociology of Planning and Policy
1996: Ph.D. sociology, Utrecht University


1980-1982: Various research assistantships at Utrecht University, Delft University and TNO Apeldoorn.
1982-1998: Various teaching and research assistantships at the Faculty of Social Sciences of Utrecht University (both Department of Sociology and General Social Sciences [ASW])
Since 1998: Assistant professor at the Department of Public Administration and Sociology (DPAS) of Erasmus University Rotterdam
1998-2002: Also affiliated to Risbo (EUR)
2001: Temporary affiliated to Verwey-Jonker Institute in Utrecht
2002-2005: Professor of Intercultural Governance at Twente University (one day a week)
2005-2010 Also teaching at University College Utrecht (UCU)
Since 2012 Coordinator Urban Knowledge Lab Livable Districts (Kenniswerkplaats Leefbare Wijken).