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Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Prof. Dr. Peter Frensch

Acting President of Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Peter Frensch

Address

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Unter den Linden 6
10099 Berlin

Office

Room 2032

Contact

Tel.: +49 30 2093-2100
Fax: +49 30 2093-20001
praesident@hu-berlin.de

Curriculum Vitae

 

Since January 2022 Acting President at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
2011-2021       Vice President for Research at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (HU Berlin)
2009-2010  Dean of the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences II, HU Berlin
2010   President of the German Society for Psychology
Since 1998  Professor, Chair of General Psychology, Institute of Psychology, HU Berlin
1994-1998 Senior Research Scientist, Max-Planck-Institute for Research in Education, Berlin
1994-1996  Associate Professor with tenure, Department of Psychology, University of Missouri-Columbia, USA
1989-1994 Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Missouri-Columbia, USA
1989  Ph.D., Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
1988  M.Phil, Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
1987  M.S., Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
1985-1989 Studies in Psychology at Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
1979-1984 Studies in Psychology at University of Trier
1976-1979  Studies in Electrical Engineering at TU Darmstadt

 

Affiliations

  • American Psychological Association (APA)
  • American Psychological Society (APS)
  • Cognitive Science Society (CogSci)
  • International Union of Psychological Science
  • Psychonomic Society
  • German Society for Cognitive Science (GK)
  • German Society for Psychology
  • German Society for University Professors and Lecturers
  • PIAAC: Deutsche Expertengruppe Problemlösen

 

Awards

1993 Robert S. Daniel Junior Faculty Outstanding Teaching Award 
1992-1993   College nominee for Provost’s Outstanding Junior Faculty Teaching
1991-1992   College nominee for Provost’s Outstanding Junior Faculty Teaching Award
1985-1989  Graduate Fellowship, Yale University
1985 Fulbright Scholarship, United States Government

 

Fields of Expertise

Development of awareness for regularly occurring events in one’s surroundings, Implicit learning and memory, cognitive skill acquisition, the role of language in regulating behavior, computer models of learning and knowledge representation

 

 

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