Universität Bielefeld

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Tobias Hecker


Dr. rer. nat. (PhD)
Postdoctoral Researcher

Tobias Hecker
Room: T3-264
University Bielefeld
P.O. Box 100131
33501 Bielefeld
Phone: +49-(0)521-106-4491
Fax: +49-(0)521-106-89012
Email:  tobias.hecker(at)uni-bielefeld.de
Hours: by appointment
+ Curriculum Vitae

2016 – today Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Department of Psychology, Bielefeld University (Germany)
2015 – 2016 Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Department of Psychology, University of Zurich (Switzerland)
2011 - 2014 Researcher at the Department of Psychology and the Center of Excellence for Psychotraumatology, University of Konstanz (Germany)
2013 Ph. D. (Dr. rer. nat.) in Psychology at the University of Konstanz (Prof. Dr. Thomas Elbert)
2005 – 2011 Studies of Psychology at the Philipps-University of Marburg (Germany) and University of Aarhus (Denmark)

Awards and honors
2017 DeGPT Advancement award of the Falk-von-Reichenbach Foundation and the German-Speaking Society of Psychotraumatology
2014 Poster award at the Congress of the German Association for Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics (DGPPN)
2009 Scholarship of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) for a master thesis abroad
2007/2008 Erasmus scholarship for the exchange program with the University of Aarhus, Denmark
+ Research Interests
  • Consequences of violence, abuse and neglect in children and adolescence

  • Violence prevention in educational settings (e.g., harsh punishment in school or institutional care settings)

  • Psychological trauma and trauma-related disorders

  • Mental health in conflict and crisis regions
+ Current Lectures

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