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About me

Education und work experience

 

1983 Diploma in Psychology at the Justus Liebig-University in Giessen. Thesis: Happiness = Situation X Reaction X Job ?
1983 - 1986 Graduate study in Psychology at the Justus Liebig-University in Giessen. Research at the "documenta urbana" in Kassel, experimental housing, built by 9 groups of architects with international reputation.
1987 Research assistant (Prof. Dr. Jens-Jörg Koch) at the University of Paderborn.
1992 PhD. in Psychology. "Lively dwelling: Development of psychological guidelines for housing quality" (grant awarded by the German Housing Authorities: GdW/Cologne – support by the German Association of Architects: BDA/Bonn).
The dissertation included the study of housing projects in Berlin, Hannover, Kassel, Luenen, Mainz, Muenchen (Munich), Muenster, Neuss, Recklinghausen, Stuttgart.
since 1993 Tenured position at the University in Koblenz. Projects in courses with students with contracts from business and excursions in Germany and abroad.
23. to 28.01.94 Continuing Education Seminar for management- und innovation of the state of Rheinland-Pfalz at Schloß Gracht - Erftstadt/Liblar (grant awarded by the foundation of Rheinland-Pfalz for Innovation - Ministery of Economics/Mainz)
Since August 2006 Serves as "Corresponding Editor" for information/reviews on Environment-Behavior Research from German-speaking authors and their publishers in the Design Research News (Newsletter of the Environmental Design Research Association - EDRA).
17th-07-2007 Professorial dissertation. The Effect of Architecture on Work Efficiency, Well-Being and Environmental Control. Three Studies of a School, a University Campus and an Office Building "of the Future". [Link] Venia legendi for "Psychology".


Memberships

Since 1989 member of the Environmental Design Research Association (EDRA/U.S.A.)

:


http://www.edra.org

Member of subgroup "environmental psycholgy" in the German Association of Psychology (DGPs):


http://www.dgps.de/fachgruppen/umwelt/

Member of subgroup "work and organizational psycholgy" in the German Association of Psychology (DGPs):


http://www.dgps.de/fg/a_o/index.php4

Conferences

8th Conference of the International Association for the Study of People and their Physical Surroundings (I.A.P.S.) "Environment and Action", Berlin, 1984

 

9th Conference of the International Association for the Study of People and their Physical Surroundings (I.A.P.S.) "Environments in Transition", Haifa, Israel, 1986

 

EDRA, 32nd Annual Conference of the Environmental Design Research Association, Old World ~ New Ideas, environmental and cultural change and tradition in a shrinking world. Edinburgh, Scotland, July 3-6, 2001, reviewer.

 

18th iaps Conference: Evaluation in Progress, Vienna, Austria, July 7 - 10, 2004, Member of the Scientific Committee, Reviewer.

 

EDRA 36, 36th Annual Conference of the Environmental Design Research Association. Design for Diversity. Vancouver, Canada. April 27 - May 1, 2005. Reviewer.



Papers at Conferences, contributions to symposia

Papers during conferences of the German Association of Psychology:

 

Mainz

 

Trier

 

Salzburg (Fachgruppe)

 

Jena

 

Berlin

 

Göttingen;

 

International Association for People-Environment Studies:

 

Delft

 

Paris;

 

Leipzig (Chair together with Prof. Dr. Ulrich Schramm /International Building Performance Evaluation Symposion)

Handout

Environmental Design Research Association/U.S.A.:

 

EDRA 20 - 1989 in Black Mountain, North Carolina

 

EDRA 26 - 1995 in Boston, Massachussetts

 

EDRA 30 - 1999 in Orlando, Florida

 

EDRA 34 - 2003 in Minneapolis, Minnesota


Report from the IBPE Meeting - EDRA Minneapolis

EDRA 35 - 2004 in Albuquerque, New Mexico

 

EDRA 37 - 2006 in Atlanta, Georgia Report on IBPE symposium,

IBPE_Report 060510 - EDRA Atlanta
program

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Institute for Social Research and College of Architecture and Urban Planning, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor/ Michigan/ U.S.A;

 

International Facet Theory Conference (Prague, Czech Republic);

 

International Congress of Applied Psychology (Singapore)

 

School conference in Koblenz.

 

Design and Health. World Congress and Exhibition, Frankfurt, Germany

http://www.designandhealth.com/
Final Programm
Programm

Nomination for Researcher Award (Conference in Glasgow 2007) - International Academy for Design & Health, Stockholm, Sweden


Information

Reviewer-workings

Walden, R. (2001). EDRA, 32nd Annual Conference of the Environmental Design Research Association, Old World ~ New Ideas, environmental and cultural change and tradition in a shrinking world. Edinburgh, Scotland, July 3-6, 2001, reviewer.

 

Walden, R. (2004) 18th iaps conference EVALUATION IN PROGRESS, Vienna, Austria, July 7 - 10, 2004, Member of the Scientific Committee, Reviewer.

 

Walden, R. (2005). EDRA 36, 36th Annual Conference of the Environmental Design Research Association. Design for Diversity. Vancouver, Canada. April 27 - May 1, 2005. Reviewer.

 

Walden, R. (2006): Bob Martens & Alexander G. Keul (Eds.) (2005). Designing Social Innovation. Planning, Building, Evaluating. Proceedings of the 18th International Association for People-Environment Studies (IAPS) Conference, held in Vienna, Austria, July 7-10, 2004. Göttingen/Germany: Hogrefe & Huber Publishers. ISBN 0-88937-291-8. In: Informationen zur Umweltpsychologie (IzU) 2006. Newsletter der Fachgruppe Umweltpsychologie der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Psychologie.

 

Walden, R. (2006). Beauftragung eines Reviews für die Zeitschrift "Umweltpsychologie" durch Harald A. Mieg, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin.