Curriculum Vitae

Acadamic Education

2000

Ph.D. in Psychology ("summa cum laude") Freie Universität Berlin, Germany

1996

M.Sc. (Diplom) in Psychology, Technische Universität Berlin, Germany

1992

B.Sc. (Vordiplom) in Psychology, Phillips-Universität Marburg, Germany

Academic Career

since 01/2019

Scientific Head, Social Neuroscience Lab, Max Planck Society, Berlin, Germany

2018

Bellagio Center Residency, The Rockefeller Foundation, Italy

2018

Bogliasco Fellowship, The Bogliasco Foundation, Italy

01/2010 - 12/2018

Director, Department ofSocial Neuroscience, Max-Planck-Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig, Germany

since 01/2011

Honorary Research Fellow, Laboratory for Social and Neural Systems Research, University of Zurich, Switzerland

07/2010

Visiting Professor, University of Rome (La Sapienza), Italy

11/2008 - 08/2010

Inaugural Chair of Social Neuroscience und Neuroeconomics, University of Zurich, Switzerland

05/2008

Visiting Professor, University of Rome (La Sapienza), Italy

08/2007 - 08/2010

Co-Director, Laboratory for Social and Neural Systems Research, University of Zurich, Switzerland

05/2006 - 10/2008

Assistant Professor of Social Neuroscience und Neuroeconomics, University of Zurich, Switzerland

02/2005 - 04/2006

Research Fellow, Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, London, United Kingdom; PI Uta Frith

02/2003 - 01/2005

Research Fellow, Wellcome Department of Imaging Neuroscience, London, United Kingdom; PI Chris Frith

02/2002 - 01/2003

Visiting Fellow, Wellcome Department of Imaging Neuroscience, London, United Kingdom

2001

Otto Hahn Medal of the Max Planck Society for best dissertation of the year 2000

11/2000 - 01/2002

Research Scientist, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Center for Lifespan Psychology, Berlin, Germany

07/1996 - 06/2000

PredoctorallResearch Fellow, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany

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