Prof. Dr. Frank M. Spinath

Curriculum Vitae

Selected Honors and Awards

 
Education
 
1995   Diploma in Psychology, University of Bielefeld (with honors)
     
1999  

Ph.D. in Psychology, University of Bielefeld (summa cum laude)
Validität von Fremdbeurteilungen (validity of stranger ratings)

     
2003   Habilitation in Psychology, University of Bielefeld
     
Career / Employment
 
1995 - 1997  

Research Assistant in Individual Differences Psychology (BATIIa), Dept of Psychology, University of Bielefeld (DFG-Project „Quellen interindividueller Differenzen in Persönlichkeits-, Temperaments- und Intelligenzmerkmalen“; AZ An 106/13-1) [DFG-Project „Sources of individual differencens in measures of personality, temperament, and intelligence“)

     
1997   Research visit: Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College, London (UK) (R. Plomin)
     
1997 - 2000   Deputyship of HD Dr. R. Riemann, Dept of Psychology, University of Bielefeld; Coordination of DFG-Project AZ An 106/13-2
     
2000 - 2001   Research Assistant in Individual Differences Psychology (C1), Dept of Psychology, University of Bielefeld
     
2001 - 2002   Research stay / Post-doctoral Research Assistant: Social Genetic Developmental Psychiatric Research Centre, Institute of Psychiatry (IoP), London (UK) (R. Plomin)
     
2002 - 2003   Research Assistant (C1) in Individual Differences Psychology (C1), Dept of Psychology, University of Bielefeld
     
2004   Senior Research Assistant in Individual Differences Psychology (C2), Dept of Psychology, University of Bielefeld
     
2004   Full Professor of Psychology (C3), Saarland University, Saarbrucken
     
2006   Offer of a Full Professorship (Individual Differences & Psychodiagnostics), Dept of Psychology, University of Heidelberg (refused)
     
2006   Offer of a Full Professorship (Individual Differences & Psychodiagnostics), Dept of Psychology, University of Bielefeld (refused)
     
2006   Full Professor of Psychology (W3), Saarland University, Saarbrucken
     
10/ 2006 – 09/2007  

Managing Director, Psychology Department, Saarland University, Saarbrucken


Selected Honors and Awards
     
2004   Editor’s Award for the research article “Genetic and Environmental Mediation of the Relationship Between Language and Nonverbal Impairment in 4-Year Old Twins” (Viding, Price, Spinath, Bishop, Dale, & Plomin, 2003) in the language section of the Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, ASHA; awarded at the ASHA Convention 2004, Philadelphia, USA, 18-20 Nov 2004)
     
2004   J. L. Fuller, & J. P. Scott Memorial Award 2004 of the Behavior Genetics Association (BGA) for Early Career Contributions (awarded at the 34th BGA meeting, Aix-en-Provence, FRA, 27-30 Jun 2004)
     
2005   Early Career Development Award 2005 of the International Society for the Study of Individual Differences (ISSID). Awarded at the 12th Biennial ISSID meeting, Adelaide, AUS, 18-22 Jul 2005)
     
Active Memberships
 
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Psychologie (DGPs) [German Psychological Society]
International Society for the Study of Individual Differences (ISSID)
 
Past Memberships
 
Behavior Genetics Association (BGA)
European Association of Personality Psychology (EAPP)
International Society for Intelligence Research (ISIR)
 
Specialization/Research Interests
 
Behavior genetic studies on intelligence and personality; determinants of school success; stability and change in intelligence and personality characteristics; multimodal assessment of behavior; validity of psychodiagnostics in basic and applied fields
 
Reviewer Activity
 
Intelligence (Editorial Board member), Personality And Individual Differences (Editorial Board), Journal of Child Psychology, Psychiatry and allied disciplines (Advisory Board Member), European Journal of Personality (Consultant Editor), German Research Foundation (DFG)
 
Ad-hoc reviews
 
Advances in Personality Psychology; Behavior Genetics; Diagnostica; European Journal of Personality (EJP); European Journal of Psychological Assessment (EJPA); Intelligence; Journal of Child Psychology, Psychiatry and allied disciplines (JCPP); Journal of Individual Differences (JID); Journal of Personality (JOP); Journal of Personality Disorders; Journal of Research in Personality; Journal of Social and Personal Relationships (JSPR); Molecular Psychiatry; Neuroscience Letters; Psychologische Rundschau; Scientific Studies of Reading; Zeitschrift für Differentielle Psychologie und Diagnostische Psychologie (ZDDP)
Prof. Dr. Frank M. Spinath
 
Gebäude: A1.3, Raum 3.18
Telefon: 0681 302-64079
Sprechzeit: Di 13-14 Uhr
f.spinath(at)mx.uni-saarland.de
Publikationen


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Sekretariat

Frau Sylvia Monzon