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Contact

Department of Developmental and Comparative Psychology

Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology

Deutscher Platz 6
04103 Leipzig

phone: +49 341 3550 - 400

e-mail: zeidler@[>>> Please remove the brackets! <<<]eva.mpg.de

Curriculum Vitae

Education and Employment

2013 - present Postdoctoral researcher
Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig
2013 Ph.D. Developmental Psychology
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
(advisor: Dr. Celia Brownell)
1998 B.A./M.A. Linguistics and Literature
Moscow State University (MGU), Moscow, Russia
1997 Certificate of Advanced French Studies
Sorbonne Paris IV, Paris, France

 

Honors and Awards

2010 - 2011 Andrew Mellon Fellowship, University of Pittsburgh
2011 (nominee by students) E. Baranger Excellence in Teaching Award, University of Pittsburgh
2009;2011 Society for Research in Child Development Student Travel Award
2008 - 2010 IGERT Fellowship (NSF), Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition, Carnegie Mellon University and University of Pittsburgh
1998 Diploma with High Distinction, Moscow State University, Russia
1997 Advanced French Studies Fellowship, Sorbonne Paris IV, France

Teaching Experience

2010 Instructor, Introduction to Psychology, University of Pittsburgh
2005 - 2009 Teaching assistant, Introduction to Psychology (2 terms), Developmental Psychology (2), Experimental Child Psychology (2), Abnormal Psychology (2), Biopsychology (2), Research Methods (1), Sensation and Perception (1), Introduction to Cognitive Science (1), University of Pittsburgh
1998 - 2000 Instructor, French I (2 terms), French II (2 terms), Moscow State University, Russia

Student Supervision

Bachelor’s theses:

University of Pittsburgh (co-supervision with Dr. Brownell):
Ranita Anderson (2008)
Maryam Khatami (2008)
Sudipta Devanath (2009)

MPI for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig:
Selina Brinch (2013) (co-supervision with Dr. Tomasello and Dr. Hamann)
Parissa Chokrai (2014) (co-supervision with Dr. Tomasello)

Master’s thesis: Jana Johe (2014) (co-supervision with Dr. Schmidt and Dr. Tomasello)
PhD thesis: Ulrike Kachel (in progress) (co-supervision with Dr. Tomasello)

Professional Service

2009 - present Ad hoc Reviewer, Child Development, Child Development Perspectives, Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, Developmental Psychology, European Journal of Developmental Psychology, Infancy, Infant and Child Development, Journal of Experimental Child Psychology
2009 - 2010 “Brown Bags” (biweekly talks) Coordinator, Psychology Department, University of Pittsburgh
2008 - 2009 Graduate Education Committee Representative, Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition, Carnegie Mellon University and University of Pittsburgh
2007 - 2008 “Brain bags” (weekly talks) Coordinator, Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition, Carnegie Mellon University and University of Pittsburgh