Angela Friederici- Curriculum Vitae#

Born in Cologne, Germany

  • 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

  • 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

Research Administration
  • 1994 – 1998 Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences: Member of the Executive Committee
  • 1996 – 2001 German Research Foundation: Member of the Senate
  • 2002 – 2008 Max Planck Society: Member of the Senate
  • seit 2003 Federal Ministry for Education and Science (BMBF): Member of the Health Research Council
  • 2005 – 2007 Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences: Vice President
  • seit 2006 Max Planck Society: Chairperson of the Scientific Council
  • seit 2006 Max Planck Society: Member of the Senate Committee for Research Planning

Scientific Awards and Memberships
  • 1979 Max Planck Research Fellowship of the Max Planck Society
  • 1987 Heisenberg Award of the German Research Foundation
  • 1990 Alfried Krupp Prize for Young Scientists of the Alfried Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach-Foundation
  • 1993 Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities: Appointment to be a Full Member
  • 1997 Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize of the German Research Foundation
  • 1999 DaimlerChrysler Scholarship at the Institute for Advanced Study in Berlin, Germany
  • 2000 German Academy of Sciences 'Leopoldina' (since 2008 Germany's National Academy of Sciences): Appointment for Membership
  • 2007 Academia Europaea: Appointment for Membership

in Editorial of Scientific Advisory Boards of the Following Journals (present)
Brain and Cognition (Action Editor), Brain and Language, Cognitive Neuroscience (Action Editor), Cognitive Science Quarterly, Gehirn & Geist, Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, Journal of Memory and Language, Journal of Psycholinguistic Research, Neurolinguistik, Physiological Reviews, Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, Studies in Theoretical Psycholinguistics, The Mental Lexicon, Trends in Cognitive Sciences

in Scientific Organizations (present)
Academia Europaea, Academy of Aphasia, Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities, Cognitive Neuroscience Society, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Neurotraumatologie und Klinische Neuropsychologie, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Psychologie, European Brain Council, European Neuroscience Association, European Society of Cognitive Psychology, German Academy of Sciences 'Leopoldina', German Neuroscience Society, Gesellschaft für Kognitionswissenschaft, International Neuropsychological Society, International Neuro-psychological Symposium, Society for Neuroscience,

Expert Activities
Reviewer for the Following Journals (since 2004)
BMC Neuroscience, Brain, Brain and Cognition, Brain and Language, Brain Imaging and Behavior, Brain Research, Cerebral Cortex, Cortex, Child Development, Cognition, European Journal of Neuroscience, Experimental Brain Research, International Journal of Psychophysiology, Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, Journal of Memory and Language, Journal of Neuroscience, Nature Neuroscience, Neural Networks, Neuroimage, Neuron, Neuropsychologia, Neuroscience Letters, Neuroscientist, Perceptual and Motor Skills, PLoS One, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Psycholinguistic Research, Psychological Science, Psychophysiology, Trends in Cognitive Sciences

Expert Activities for the Following Scientific Organizations (since 2004)
Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Alfried Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach Stiftung, Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (UK), Canadian Institute of Health Research (Canada), Centre for Advanced Study (Norway), German Academic Exchange Service, German National Academic Foundation, European Brain Council, European Research Council, Fondation Recherche Médicale (France), Fondazione Pierfranco e Luisa Mariani Onlus (Italy), German Research Foundation, Helmholtz Foundation, Institute for Advanced Study Berlin, Max Planck Society, Medical Research Council (UK), National Science Foundation (USA), Research Centre Juelich, Swiss National Science Foundation, Tel-Aviv University (Israel), University of California (USA), University Hospital of Zurich, University of Maryland (USA), University of Washington (USA)

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