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ACADEMIC CAREER

Junior Research Group Leader (Freigeist Fellow), 01/2016 –
Faculty of Education and Psychology, Freie Universität Berlin (DE)

Researcher, 10/2015 – 12/2015
Department of Developmental and Comparative Psychology, Max-Planck-Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology (DE)

Marie Curie Research Fellow (own project: XCULTDEVRESALL), 10/2013 – 09/2015
Department of Developmental and Comparative Psychology, Max-Planck-Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology (DE)

Postdoctoral Researcher, 01/2012 – 09/2013
Department of Developmental and Comparative Psychology, Max-Planck-Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology (DE)

Visiting Researcher, 10/2011 – 12/2011
School of Psychology, Kyoto University (JP)

Visiting Research Fellow, 05/2011 – 09/2011
Department of Psychology, Harvard University (US)


EDUCATION

PhD in Experimental Psychology, 2012
School of Experimental Psychology, University of Bristol (GB)
Supervisor: Bruce Hood, Examiners: Chris Jarrold, Melissa Allen

Diploma in Neuroscience, 2007
Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg (DE)

Undergraduate Studies in Biochemistry (Vordiplom) and Philosophy, 2001-2004
Goethe-University Frankfurt (DE), University of Toronto (CA)


RESEARCH GRANTS

Freigeist Fellowship for an independent junior research group (Volkswagen Foundation), 2016 – 2020
“Navigating the social world – a cross-cultural and developmental perspective on social norms”, 561 500€

Marie Curie Intra-European Career Development Grant (European Commission 7th Framework Programme), 2013 – 2015
“The cross-cultural development of resource allocation behaviour” (XCULTDEVRESALL), 162 000€


AWARDS and FELLOWSHIPS

Fellow of Sign Up! – Career building program for excellent female postdocs of the Max Planck Society, 2014 – 2015
Pre-doctoral fellowship of the Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science, 2011
Grindley travel grant of the Experimental Psychology Society, 2011
Doctoral fellowship of Cusanuswerk, 2009 – 2011
Royal Society poster prize, 2nd place, XXXI. International Ethology Conference in Rennes, 2009
Undergraduate stipend of Cusanuswerk, 2003 – 2007
Study abroad stipend of German Academic Exchange Service, 2003 – 2004


FIELD RESEARCH

Field research among the Quechua, Tarata, Department Cochabamba, Bolivia: 2015 (2 weeks)
Field research among the Wichi, Mision Chaquena, Salta Province, Argentina: 2014 (6 weeks), 2015 (4 weeks)
Field research among the ≠Akhoe Hai||om, Farm 6, Mangetti West, Namibia: 2014 (4 weeks)
Field research among the Kikuyu, Nanyuki, Laikipia District, Kenya: 2013 (11 weeks)


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