Prof. Dr. Frank M. Spinath

Curriculum Vitae

Education
2003 Habilitation in Psychology, University of Bielefeld
1999 Ph.D. in Psychology, University of Bielefeld (summa cum laude) Validität von Fremdbeurteilungen (validity of stranger ratings)
1995 Diploma in Psychology, University of Bielefeld (with honors)


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


Selected Honors and Awards
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
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)
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)


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
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Sekretariat

Frau Sylvia Monzon