24th Biennial Meeting of the International Society for the Study of Behavioural Development

July 10-14, 2016 | Vilnius, Lithuania

About Rainer K. Silbereisen


Rainer K. Silbereisen (www.rainersilbereisen.de ) is currently Research Professor of Human Development and Director of the Center for Applied Developmental Science (CADS) at the University of Jena, Germany, and member of the Board of Governors of the University of Haifa, Israel. His previous appointment was Professor at the Pennsylvania State University, USA. He is Fellow of the American Psychological Association and the Association for Psychological Science, Member of the European Academy of Sciences (London), and Past-President of the International Union of Psychological Science (IUPsyS).
A psychologist by training, he has been involved in interdisciplinary research on the role of social change in human development, acculturation among immigrants, psychological development of entrepreneurship, and prevention of adolescent problem behavior, often in a cross-national and longitudinal format.