Jan Strelau#

Jan Strelau
Email:jan.strelau 'at' swps.edu.pl
Membership Number:291
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:POLAND

Present and Previous Positions
  • 2009- Vice-Rector for Research, SWPS, Warsaw
  • 2002-2009 Vice-Rector for Research and International Affairs, SWPS, Warsaw
  • 1997- Professor of Psychology, Warsaw School of Social Sciences and Humanities (SWPS), Warsaw
  • 1993-2001 Professor of Psychology, Institute of Psychology, Silesian University, Katowice
  • 1982-2001 Senior Professor of Psychology, Faculty of Psychology, UW
  • 1976-1982 Full Professor, IP, UW
  • 1968-1976 Associate Professor, IP, UW
  • 1963-1968 Assistant Professor, Institute of Psychology (IP), UW
  • 1963 Ph.D., psychology Univ. Warsaw (UW)

Fields of Scholarship
  • Psychology
  • Temperament
  • Personality
  • Individual differences
  • Behavior genetics

Honours and Awards
  • Corresponding member of the Polish Academy of Sciences: 1986-1991
  • Ordinary (full) member of the Polish Academy of Sciences: since 1991
  • External member of the Finnish Academy of Science and Letters: since 1998
  • Member of the Academia Europaea: since 1989
  • Honorary Doctor degree (doctor honoris causa) from the University of Gdańsk, Poland, 1996
  • Honorary Doctor degree from the State University of Humanistic Sciences in Moscow, Russia, 1998
  • Honorary Doctor degree from the University of Poznań, Poland, 2006
  • Honorary Member of the Polish Psychological Association, since 2000
  • Honorary President of the Committee for Psychological Sciences of the Polish Academy of Sciences, since 2002
  • 1990: Humboldt Research Award for foreign academics in recognition of "outstanding international achievements in personality research" (Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Germany)
  • 1992: Max Planck Research Award for "international outstanding research achievements”; together with Professor Alois Angleitner, University of Bielefeld, Germany (The Max Planck Society, Germany)
  • 1997: New Europe Prize 1997 for Higher Education and Research (jointly administered by six Centers for Advanced Studies – Stanford, Princeton, North Carolina, NIAS, Uppsala and Berlin)
  • 2000: Award of the Foundation for Polish Science 2000 in the domain of Humanistic and Social Sciences (so-called "Polish Nobel" Prize) for developing an original, regulative theory of temperament and especially for the book: Temperament: A psychological perspective (Plenum Press, 1998)
  • 2009: The Prime Minister Prize for Distinguished Scientific Achievements

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