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Psychologist

Rainer Karl Silbereisen, German psychologist. Recipient Career Development grant German Research Council, Bonn, 1984; member Academy Europaea, London, 1988, Academy of Sciences, Erfurt, 1996.

Background

Silbereisen, Rainer Karl was born on August 24, 1944 in Freudenstadt, Germany. Son of Hermann and Melitta (Kocheise) Silbereisen.

Education

Diploma in Psychology, Technology University, Berlin, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy, Technology University, Berlin, 1975.

Career

Research associate, Technology U., Berlin, 1972-1977; professor, Technology U., Berlin, 1978-1986; professor, U. Giessen, Germany, 1986-1992; professor, Pennsylvania State University, 1992-1994; professor, U. Jena, Germany, since 1994. Dean Technology U. Berlin, 1982-1986, U. Giessen, 1988-1989, U. Jena, since 1997. Vice-chairman Review Board Psychology, German Research Council, Germany, since 1996.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: (books) Development as Action in Context, 1986, Adolescence in Context, 1994, Negotiating Adolescence in Times of Social Change, 1999, (journal) International Journal Behavioral Development, since 1996.

Membership

Member advisory board Minerva Center, Haifa, 1996. Chairman Kuratorium, Gesis, Bonn, 1996. Fellow American Psychological Association.

Member International Society for Study of Behavioral Development (editor since 1995, president-elect since 2000), German Psychological Society (president).

Connections

Married Kristina Renate Zerges, Aug.5, 1992.

father:
Hermann Silbereisen

mother:
Melitta (Kocheise) Silbereisen

spouse:
Kristina Renate Zerges