Biosketch

Born September 12, 1971, in Freiburg im Breisgau (Germany)

German and Croatian citizenships
(Wikipedia entry for the surname ´Bosnjak´)

A-level grammar school (German: Gymnasium):
Rotteck-Gymnasium, Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany (June, 1991)

University education:
  • April 1997: 
    M.Sc. (Dipl.-Psych.) in Psychology, University of Freiburg, Germany
  • August 2002:
    Ph.D. (Dr. phil.) in Psychology, summa cum laude, University of Mannheim, Germany.
  • May 2007:
    Venia Legendi for Psychology in General (Habilitation in Psychologie), University of Mannheim, Germany.
  • December 2013:
    Italian National Habilitation for Management, Full Professor level. 
Positions held:
  • May 1997 thru April 1998: 
    Graduate research assistant in an NSF (German: DFG) funded project at the University of Heidelberg, Department of Psychology, Research Group on Learning and Instruction.
  • May 1998 thru April 2003: 
    Research associate at ZUMA, the Center for Survey Research and Methodology in Mannheim, working group on computer assisted interviewing, ZUMAOnlineResearch branch.
  • October 2000 thru February 2003: 
    Lecturer at the University of Mannheim, Department of Psychology II.
  • May 2003 thru February 2008: 
    Assistant professor at the University of Mannheim, Department of Psychology II.
  • March 2008 thru December 2015
    Associate professor at the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano (South Tyrol, Italy),School of Economics and Management.
  • January 2013 thru December 2015:
    Research leave, team leader ´GESIS Panel´, GESIS Leibniz-Institute for the Social Sciences, Mannheim (Germany), Dept. of Survey Methodology and Design (SDM).
  • June 2013 thru December 2015: Honorary full professor, University of Mannheim, School of Social Science.
  • January 2016 thru December 2016:
    Acting team leader ´GESIS Panel´, GESIS Leibniz-Institute for the Social Sciences, Mannheim (Germany), Dept. of Survey Methodology and Design (SDM).
  • November 2014 thru June 2016:
    Team leader ´Survey Operations´, GESIS Leibniz-Institute for the Social Sciences, Mannheim (Germany), Dept. of Survey Methodology and Design (SDM).
  • January 2016 thru June 2016:
    Full Professor of Evidence-Based Survey Methodology, 
    University of Mannheim, School of Social Science.
Current positions (since July 2017):