Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Angela D. Friederici

Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Angela D. Friederici

Director
Vice-President of the Max Planck Society

 

Curriculum Vitae

 

Academic Education

1970 - 1976

Universities of Bonn (Germany) and Lausanne (Switzerland): Study of Lingustics

1975 - 1980

University of Bonn, Germany: Study of Psychology

1976

University of Bonn, Germany: Ph.D. in Linguistics (Dr. phil.)

1980

University of Bonn, Germany: Diploma in Psychology (Dipl.-Psych.)

1986

Justus Liebig University, Giessen, Germany: Habilitation in Psychology


Career

1974 - 1978

Rheinische Landesklinik für Sprachgestörte, Bonn, Germany: Research Assistant, supported by the German Research Foundation (DFG)

1978 - 1979

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Department of Psychology, Cambridge, MA and at the Aphasia Research Center, V.A. Medical Center and Department of Neurology, Boston University School of Medicine, MA: Post-doc scholarship (granted by the DFG)

1979 - 1989

Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen, the Netherlands

1979 - 1981: Research Fellow (granted by the Max Planck Society)
1981 - 1986: Research Fellow (granted by the Dutch Science Foundation)
1987 - 1989: Heisenberg Fellow (granted by the DFG)

1984 - 1985

Université René Descartes, Laboratoire de Psychologie Experimentale, Paris, France: Research Fellow (granted by the European Science Foundation)

1988

University of California San Diego (USCD), Center for Cognitive Science, La Jolla, CA: Research Fellow

1989 - 1991

Free University Berlin, Germany: Full Professor (C3) for Cognitive Psychology

1991 - 1994

Free University Berlin, Germany: Full Professor (C4) for Cognitive Psychology

1993 - 1994

Free University of Berlin, Germany: Managing Director of the Institute of Psychology

since 1994

Max Planck Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience in Leipzig, Germany (since 2004 Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences): Founding Director

since 1995

University of Leipzig, Germany: Honorary Professor for Cognitive Neuropsychology

1996 - 2007

University of Leipzig, Germany: Director of the Centre of Cognitive Sciences at the Centre for Advanced Studies

since 1997

University of Potsdam, Germany: Honorary Professor at the Faculty of Philosophy

since 2004

Charité University Medicine Berlin, Germany: Honorary Professor

since 2010

Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany: Johannes Gutenberg Endowed Professorship


Research Administration Positions

1993 - 1994

Free University Berlin, Institute of Psychology, Germany: Managing Director

1994 - 1998

Executive Committee of the Berlin Brandenburg Academy of Sciences: Member

1997 - 2007

University of Leipzig, Germany: Managing Director of the Centre of Cognitive Sciences at the Center of Advanced Study

1996 - 2001

Senate of the German Research Foundation: Member

1999 - 2000

State Council for the Universities in the State of Brandenburg, Germany: Member

since 2000

Scientific Council of the University of Jena, State of Thuringia, Germany: Member

2002 - 2009

Senate of the Max Planck Society: Member

since 2003

German Federal Ministry of Education and Science (BMBF): Member of the Health Research Council

2005 - 2007

Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences: Vice President

2006 - 2009

Scientific Council of the Max Planck Society: Chair

2006 - 2009

Senate Committee for Research Planning, Max Planck Society: Member

2009 - 2010

German Federal Ministry of Education and Science: Vice-Chair of the committee of non-university research institutions in health research

2010 - 2016

Max Planck Society: Committee for the Examination of the Management Functions of Scientific Members

2011 - 2015

The German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina, Halle, Germany: Member of the Working Group Early Socialization: Biological, psychological, sociological and economic perspectives

2011 - 2012

Einstein Foundation Berlin: Vice-Chair of the Scientific Committee

2012 - 2015

Einstein Foundation Berlin: Chair of the Scientific Committee

2014 - 2016

Board of the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences: Scientific Member

since 2014

Max Planck Society: Vice-President

since 2014

Senate of the Max Planck Society: Member

since 2014

Administrative Council of the Max Planck Society: Member

2015 - 2017

HighTech Forum: Member

since 2016

Member of the Scientific Board "Crossing Boundaries in Science 2016" of the Deutsche Akademie der Wissenschaften "Leopoldina"/German Academy of Sciences ‘Leopoldina’

since 2018

Einstein Center for Neurosciences Berlin: Member


Scientific Awards and Memberships

1979

Max Planck Research Fellowship of the Max Planck Society (1979 – 1981)

1987

Heisenberg Award of the German Research Foundation (1987 – 1989)

1990

Alfried Krupp Prize for Young Scientists of the Alfried Krupp von Bohlen and Halbach Foundation (550.000 US$)

1993

Elected Member, Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences

1997

Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize of the German Research Foundation (970.500 US$)

1999

DaimlerChrysler Scholarship at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Berlin

2000

Elected Member, German National Academy of Sciences 'Leopoldina'

2007

Elected Member, Academia Europaea

2010

Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany: Johannes Gutenberg Endowed Professorship

2010

Fellowship at Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University, Stanford, USA

2011

Doctor Honoris Causa, University of Mons, Mons, Belgium

2011

Carl Friedrich Gauss-Medal of the Brunswick Scientific Society

2018

Wilhelm Wundt Medal of the German Society of Psychology

2018

Order of Merit of the State of Saxony

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