C.V. (short)

Prof  Claudia Quaiser-Pohl, PhD
married, 2 sons

Qualifications and Degrees

2003 Habilitation, Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg,
Venia Legendi for Psychology

1995 PhD ( Dr. phil.), Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf („summa cum laude“)

1989 - 1996 Studies of Human Medicine at the Rheinische-Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn (Degree: 2nd Section of the State Exam)

1990 Diploma in Psychology („very good“)

1987 - 1990 Graduate studies in  Psychology at the Rheinische-Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn

1984 - 1987 Undergratuate studies in Psychology at the Philipps-Universität Marburg

1984 A Level (High School Uslar, Lower Saxony)

Scientific Career

Since 2008: Professor for Developmental Psychology/Psychological Assessment at the University of  Koblenz-Landau (Campus Koblenz)

Winter Term 2005/06 - Summer Term 2008: Professor for Educational Psychology at the University of Siegen

Winter Term 2004/05 - Summer Term 2005: Substitutional  Professur for Educational Psychology at and Applied Developmental Psychology at the University of  Trier

August 2001 Research stay at the Centre of Collaborative Research in Tropical Medicine (KCCR) in Kumasi, Ghana

November 1999: Study stay at the Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Psychology, Tufts University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and at the Graduate School of Education, Harvard University in Boston, Cambridge.

1996 - 2004: Assistant Professor at the Dept. of  Developmental Psychology and Educational Psychology,  Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg

Sommer 1994: Study stay in Südkorea funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG)

1990 - 1995 Associate researcher and PhD student at the Institute of Developmental and Social Psychology, Dept. of Developmental and Educational Psychology, Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf



Leibniz Society
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
Austrain Research Funding Council (FFG)
German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)


Ad-hoc Reviewer for Journals:

Advances in Cognitive Psychology, British Journal of Educational Psychology,
Children, Developmental Psychobiology, Early Human Development, Educational Psychology, European Journal of Developmental Science, European Journal of Developmental Psychology, International Journal of Psychology, International Journal of Sport Psychology, International Journal of Testing, Journal of Engineering Education, Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, Journal of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences, Learning and Individual Differences, Journal of Engenineering Education, Journal of Individual Differences, Learning and Instruction, Memory & Cognition, Perceptual and Motor Skills; Personality and Individual Differences, Psychology of Sport & Exercise, Sex Roles, Diagnostica, Frühe Bildung, Psychologie in Erziehung und Unterricht, Psychologische Rundschau, Zeitschrift für Entwicklungs- und Pädagogische Psychologie, Zeitschrift für Psychologie