Gordana Keresteš

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Gordana Keresteš

Scientist’s Identification Number: 180331

Personal Web-site: Gordana Keresteš (FFZG) 

Croatian Scientific Bibliography (CROSBI) profile: Gordana Keresteš (CROSBI)

EDUCATION

1999 PhD in psychology, Faculty of humanities and social sciences, University of Zagreb

1995 MA in psychology, Faculty of humanities and social sciences, University of Zagreb

1989 BA in psychology, Faculty of humanities and social sciences, University of Zagreb

CURRENT POSITIONS

Full professor (developmental psychology), Faculty of humanities and social sciences, University of Zagreb (employed since 1990, full professor since 2012)

PREVIOUS POSITIONS

1989-1990, Psychologist, Center for social work Zlatar Bistrica

SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS

PhD AND POST-DOCTORAL STUDENT SUPERVISION

Supervisor for 4 dissertations and 3 postgraduate specialization theses completed at the University of Zagreb

TEACHING ACTIVITIES

Since 1990 teaching courses in developmental psychology at undergraduate (Child and adolescent psychology), graduate (Parenting psychology), and postgraduate level (Contemporary theories and methods of studying development; Family as a context of development). I also teach the course “Developmental psychology” at doctoral study of glottodidactics. I thought courses in developmental psychology for pedagogy students and students of education and rehabilitation sciences.

ORGANISATION OF SCIENTIFIC MEETINGS (if applicable)

2012 member of program committee, 20th Annual Conference of Croatian Psychologists (Dubrovnik); 2007 president of program and organizing committee for the scientific meeting 18th Ramiro and Zoran Bujas Days (Zagreb); 2006 member of program committee, 1st  Croatian Congress of Applied Psychology (Zagreb); 2005 member of program and organizing committee, 17th Ramiro Bujas Days (Zagreb); 2001 member of program and organizing committee, 15th Ramiro Bujas Days (Zagreb); 1996 member of program and organizing committee, 4th Alps-Adria Psychology Symposium (Zagreb)

INSTITUTIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

2013–present – substitute member, University of Zagreb Council for social studies and humanities; 2002-06 and 2011-15 member of the Council of the Faculty of humanities and social sciencies; 2006-07 deputy head of doctoral study of psychology; 2004-05 member of the Committee for Curriculum revision and introducing ECTS system; 2004-05 member of the Initiation committee for establishing Center for teacher education; 2004-05 deputy head of the Department of psychology; 2005-09, and 2010-15 chair of the area of developmental psychology

MEMBERSHIPS

Croatian Psychological Association (1991-92 secretary), Croatian Association on Early Childhood Intervention (Steering committee member, 2015–present), European Network for Social and Emotional Competence, International Society on Early Intervention, European Association of Personality Psychology, European Society for Developmental Psychology

NOTABLE SCIENTIFIC COLLABORATIONS

Prof. dr. Erland Hjelmquist and prof. dr. Tomas Tjus, Göteborg University, Sweden, PROJECTS: Manifestations of dyslexia: cross-linguistic studies of the development of reading and writing; Writing a text – computerized training of children with dyslexia in Sweden and Croatia

Prof. dr. Jaap Denissen, Tilburg University, the Netherlands, PROJECT: Parenting and personality development

Prof. dr. Melita Puklek Levpušček, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, PROJECT: Academic achievement in early adolescence and conflicts with parents

Prof. dr. Rui Alves, University of Porto, Portugal, PROJECT: Strengthening Europeans’ capabilities by establishing the European literacy network, COST ACTION IS1401