Univ.-Prof. Dr. Ralf Schwarzer
2014- current Professor at Institute for Positive Psychology and Education, ACU
2011- current em. Professor of Psychology, Freie Universität-Berlin, Germany
2011-current Professor at the University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Wroclaw, Poland
1998-2005 Adjunct Professor, York University, Canada
1994-1995 Visiting Professor at The Chinese University of Hong Kong
1990-1991 Visiting Professor at the University of California Los Angeles
1982-2011 Full Professor of Psychology, Freie Universität-Berlin, Germany
1976-1982 Full Professor of Education and Didactics, Technical University Aachen, Germany
Contributed >500 publications yielding an h-index of 70 and> 20,000 citations according to GoogleScholar.
Coorganizer of the International Congress of Psychology (ICP) in Berlin, 2008
Other Professional Activities:
Editorial board member of 8 journals.
Editor-in-Chief: Applied Psychology: Health and Well-Being (Wiley)
Founding Editor: Anxiety, Stress, and Coping: An International Journal (Taylor&Francis)
Founding Co-Editor: Zeitschrift für Gesundheitspsychologie (German Journal of Health Psychology, Hogrefe)
Past-President: European Health Psychology Society (EHPS).
Past President: Health Psychology Division of International Association of Applied Psychology (IAAP).
Past President: Stress and Anxiety Research Society (STAR).
1996: John F. Diefenbaker Award, Toronto, Canada
2007: Deutscher Psychologiepreis (German National Psychology Award)
2010: Award for Distinguished Scientific Contributions of the International Association of Applied Psychology (IAAP).
Bibliography and full CV can be found at the website www.RalfSchwarzer.de.
The main research focus lies on stress, coping, social support, self-efficacy, and health behaviours. More information can be retrieved via