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Research Talk by Dr. Denis Gerstorf

March 1, 2023 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Research Talk Title: The Role of Historical Change for Adult Development and Aging

Speaker: Dr. Denis Gerstorf is Full Professor and chair of Developmental and Educational Psychology at Humboldt University Berlin, Germany. As lifespan developmental scholar, he is interested in better understanding how our everyday lives and developmental trajectories are often closely intertwined with and co-regulated by the contexts in which we live. Gerstorf also holds an appointments as Research Fellow at the German Socio-Economic Panel, one of the longest-running national surveys worldwide. He has the privilege to serve as (Associate/Section) editor for the journals Psychology and Aging and Gerontology, and has been for many years in that role for the International Journal of Behavioral Development. He is a Fellow of the Gerontological Society of America and very much enjoys being the chairperson of the interdisciplinary, multi-institutional Berlin Aging Study-II (https://www.base2.mpg.de/en) consortium. His work has received numerous acknowledgements (e.g., Early Career Achievement Awards from both the American Psychological Association and the Gerontological Society of America).

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