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  Daniel Hanus    Curriculum Vitae 

Curriculum Vitae


CAREER & EDUCATION

2014-present Member of the interdisciplinary research group “Anthropology of Perception” at the FEST, Heidelberg.
2011-2012 Research Fellow at the Center for Interdisciplinary Research (ZiF), Bielefeld (“The Cultural Constitution of Causal Cognition: Re-Integrating Anthropology into the Cognitive Sciences”).
2009-present Research Coordinator at the Wolfgang Köhler Primate Research Center, Leipzig, Germany
2009 PhD in Psychology at Humboldt University Berlin, Germany,
“Great Apes’ Causal Cognition in the Physical Domain” supervised by Prof. Elke Van der Meer, Prof. Michael Tomasello and Dr. Josep Call
2004-2009 PhD-student at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology (Department of Developmental and Comparative Psychology)
2003 Diplom in Psychology at University of Potsdam

 

PRACTICAL EXPERIENCE

2005-present Recurrent research stays at Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary (CSWCT) in Uganda and at the Tchimpounga Chimpanzee Sanctuary in the Republic of Congo
2000-2001 Field internship at the Taï-National Park (Côte d’Ivoire),
MPI for Evolutionary Anthropology (Dept. of Primatology),
Habituation of a new chimpanzee community (east group)

 

TEACHING

2014 International Max Planck Research School, Lecture on “Physical Cognition”
2013 Opening Lecture “Was ist der Mensch? Anthropologie im Spannungsfeld von Evolution, Kultur und Geschichte” at University of Tübingen (Dept. Of Philosophy)
2010/11 Neuroethology guest lecture at University of Magdeburg (Dept. of Cognitive Biology)

 

MEMBERSHIP

Member of the International Primatological Society

 

AD HOC REVIEWER

Animal Behaviour
Animal Cognition
Biology Letters
Frontiers in Psychology
Interaction Studies
Journal of Comparative Psychology
PLoS ONE
Science

 

LANGUAGES

German (native speaker)
English (fluent)
French (intermediate)