Carolina’s Curriculum Vitae

Carolina’s Curriculum Vitae 2017-07-14T11:32:17+01:00


  • 2010: Ph.D. in Cognitive Psychology, Graduate School of Economic and Social Sciences,
    University of Mannheim
  • 2006: Master’s Degree in Psychology, University of Mannheim

Fellowships and grants

  • Dec 2012: Postdoctoral Autonomy Grant awarded by the Department of Research, University of Mannheim, in the amount of 2,000 €.
  • Nov 2012: 2-year postdoc fellowship awarded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) to conduct research at the Washington University in St. Louis, USA.
  • May 2012: Minor Research Grant, York University, Canada,  in the amount of CAN $ 3,000.
  • May 2012: Social Sciences and Humanity Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) small grant, York University, Canada, in the amount of CAN $ 1,500.
  • Feb 2012 – Jul 2012: “Ontario/Baden-Württemberg Faculty Mobility Program” fellowship awarded by the Ministry for Science, Research, and Arts of Baden-Württemberg for a 6-month research stay at York University, Toronto, Canada in the amount of 8,400 €.
  • Jan 2009 – Dec 2012: Travel funding awarded by the Excellence Initiative of the German Government and the German Research Foundation (Exzellenzinitiative der Bundesregierung und der Deutschen Forschungsgemeinschaft, DFG) in the amount of 1,000 €.
  • Jan – Dec 2009: Ph.D. Scholarship awarded by the Excellence Initiative of the German Government and the German Research Foundation (Exzellenzinitiative der Bundesregierung und der DFG) in the amount of 14,400 €.
  • Jul – Oct 2004: Travel funding awarded by the German Academic Exchange Service (Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst, DAAD) in the amount of 450 €.

Research Positions

  • Since November 2015: Lecturer in Psychology, The University of Dundee, Scotland, UK.
  • Aug 2012 – Aug 2013: Postdoctoral fellow at the Department of Psychology, University of Mannheim.
  • Feb 2012 – Jul 2012: Postdoctoral fellow in the Cognitive Flexibility Laboratory at York University, Toronto, Canada (Supervisor: Prof. Nicholas J. Cepeda, Ph.D.)
  • 2009 – 2012: Research associate at the Chair for Cognition and Individual Differences, University of Mannheim.
  • 2007 – 2008: Research associate in a project on cognition and decision making at the University of Mannheim (see Sonderforschungsbereich 504) (PI: Prof. Dr. Edgar Erdfelder)
  • 2006 – 2007: Student assistant at the Chair for  Cognition and Individual Differences, University of Mannheim (Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Edgar Erdfelder)
  • Nov 2004 – Nov 2005: Student assistant in a project on the misinformation effect in aging, University of Mannheim (PI: Prof. Ute J. Bayen, Ph.D.)
  • Jul 2004 – Oct 2004: Research internship on knowledge representation at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, USA (Supervisor: Prof. Katja Wiemer, Ph.D.)
  • 2001 – 2004: Student assistant at the Chair for Educational Psychology, University of Mannheim

Ad-hoc Reviews

  • Applied Cognitive Psychology
  • Experimental Psychology
  • Educational Psychology Review
  • Journal of Experimental Psychology: General
  • Memory
  • Memory & Cognition