dr. H.A. van Vuuren (Mark)

Associate Professor

About Me

Dr. Mark van Vuuren is Associate Professor of Organizational Communication at the Department of Communication Science. His research examines how professionals make sense of their work through everyday organizing. More specifically, he is interested in how people with similar job description can do different work, how multiprofessional teams collaborate, and how new organizational forms emerge, thrive and decline.

Mark is a member of several management teams (Department of Communication, Educational program Communication Science), connected to a range of professional associations and groups, and was awared Best Teacher of the University of Twente, and eight times Best Teacher in Communication Science.

Please click on the links above to get informed about my most recent research publications, education and teaching activities and contact information. A complete list of publications can be found here. Visit our department home page or our education program for further information.


Business & Economics
Professional Communication
Social Sciences


Nathues, E. , & Vuuren, M. V. (2022). Acting in the Name of Others: How to Unpack Ventriloquations. In The Routledge Handbook of the Communicative Constitution of Organization (pp. 213-225). Taylor & Francis. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781003224914-16
Nathues, E. (2022). Differences in dialogue: The voices we hear in interorganizational collaboration. [PhD Thesis - Research UT, graduation UT, University of Twente]. University of Twente. https://doi.org/10.3990/1.9789036553810
Fuller, M., Kamans, E. , van Vuuren, M., Wolfensberger, M. , & de Jong, M. D. T. (2021). Conceptualizing Empathy Competence: A Professional Communication Perspective. Journal of business and technical communication, 35(3), 333-368. https://doi.org/10.1177/10506519211001125
Nathues, E. , Endedijk, M. , & van Vuuren, M. (2021). Coauthoring direction when voices are many and authority is ambiguous. Paper presented at 71st Annual International Communication Association conference 2021, United States.

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University of Twente
Faculty of Behavioural, Management and Social Sciences
Cubicus (building no. 41), room C205
De Zul 10
7522NJ  Enschede
The Netherlands

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University of Twente
Faculty of Behavioural, Management and Social Sciences
Cubicus  C205
P.O. Box 217
7500 AE Enschede
The Netherlands