Dr. Marco Weber received his Ph.D. in psychology from the University of Zurich (Switzerland). His research focuses on the relations between and the assessment of determinants and indicators of individuals’ well-being and mental health broadly construed across the life span in different nations with a current focus on children and adolescents. From 2013 to 2014 he held an 18-months post-doctoral fellowship for prospective researchers (awarded by the Swiss National Science Foundation; SNSF) for a research stay at the University of South Carolina, USA. In 2013, Dr. Weber has been awarded an “Honorable Mention Award in Recognition of an Outstanding Contribution to Positive Psychology Research” by the International Positive Psychology Association (IPPA). He has published peer-reviewed scientific journal articles (e.g., Journal of Adolescence, Journal of Happiness Studies) and contributed talks at international conferences. Since 2005, he has been teaching and research associate as well as visiting/interim professor at several universities (e.g., University of Zurich, Switzerland; University of Kassel, Germany). Currently, he is visiting professor at the Technical University of (TU) Darmstadt, Germany (teaching courses on positive psychology), and interim professor at the University of Greifswald, Germany (teaching courses on individual differences).
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