Ardion Beldad currently works as an assistant professor at the communication science department. He teaches a pre-master course on academic writing and a master course on trust and risk. Additionally, he also coordinates and lectures in the bachelor module on online privacy.
He has also been a member of the core teaching team of the University College Twente (UCT) since 2012. Within UCT, he co-teaches social science courses in the first semester (Introduction to Social Science) and in the second semester (Innovation in Business and Society). Moreover, he also coordinates the 'communication learning line' within the program.
His primary research interests include trust creation and maintenance, online privacy, crisis communication, adoption and use of new communication technologies, and prosocial behavior.
1. Trust creation and maintenance in offline and online environments
2. Online information privacy
3. Crisis communication
4. Adoption and use of new communication technologies
5. Prosocial behavior