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Dominique  Maciejewski

Education

September 2014 – June 2016: Ph.D. (cum laude), Department of Clinical, Neuro- & Developmental Psychology, VU University Amsterdam, the Netherlands. PhD Project: Keep your mood stable! Adolescent mood variability: Measurement, development, and association with adjustment.

September 2012 – August 2014: Research Master in Clinical and Developmental Psychopathology (cum laude), VU University Amsterdam, the Netherlands. 

August 2008 May 2012: Bachelor of Science in Psychology (cum laude), University of Wuppertal, Germany.

 

Research and other relevant working experience

January 2017 – Ongoing: Postdoctoral reseacher, GGZ inGeest, Department Research & Innovation, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Project: "MARIO (Mood and Resilience in Offspring)"

August 2016 – December 2016: Postdoctoral researcher, JK Lifespan Development Lab, Department of Psychology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia, US. Project: "Neurobehavioral determinants of adolescent risk behaviors"

January 2015 – May 2016: Counselor in online-help service for adolescents with a variety of problems, including depression, self-injurious behaviors, eating problems or interpersonal problems (voluntary work), "jugendnotmail", Berlin-Wannsee, Germany.

June 2012 – July 2016: Datamanager of the project “Research on Adolescent Development and Relationships” (RADAR), Department of Developmental Psychology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

January 2012 – August 2014: Research Assistant, Department of Developmental Psychology, VU University Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

August 2011 December 2011: Research Internship, Department of Developmental Psychology, VU University Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

September 2010 – March 2011: Student Assistant, Department of Educational and Psychological Measurement, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany.

 

Teaching experience

March 2016 – July 2016: Thesis supervision of master and bachelor students, Department of Clinical, Neuro- & Developmental Psychology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

February 2016 – March 2016: Lecturer advanced statistics for second-year bachelor students, Department of Clinical, Neuro- & Developmental Psychology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

September 2015: Guestlecture and practical about the general linear model in the course "Epidemiological Research in Clinical and Developmental Psychopathology", Department of Developmental Psychology, VU University Amsterdam, the Netherlands

August 2015: SPSS and statistics refresher course for incoming research master students, Department of Developmental Psychology, VU University Amsterdam, the Netherlands

January 2015 – February 2015: Lecturer "Advanced Methods in Clinical and Developmental Psychopathology", Department of Developmental Psychology, VU University Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

September 2013 – October 2013: Teaching Assistant for the course "Epidemiological Research in Clinical and Developmental Psychopathology" for Research Master students, Department of Developmental Psychology, VU University Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

October 2009 – July 2011: Statistics Tutor, Department of Methodology and Psychological Measurement, University of Wuppertal, Germany.

 

Scholarships/Grants

October 2017: Writer & Postdoc: ZonMW grant for the project Mood and Resilience in Offspring (MARIO) (1.433.000€)

March 2015: Student Travel Award for visiting the biennial meeting 2015 of the Society for Research on Child Development (300 $)

January 2015: Thesis award 2014 for the best master’s thesis within the two-year master programs of the Faculty of Psychology and Education (450 €)

October 2014: Travel Grant within the Early Career Investigator Program for visiting the World Congress of Psychiatric Genetics (1,000 $)

February 2013: Student Travel Award for visiting the biennial meeting 2013 of the Society for Research on Child Development (300 $)

September 2012: Bachelor's thesis selected among the best 60 Bachelor's theses in the Netherlands and Belgium (Student Research Conference 2012, Utrecht). During the conference, selected among Top 5 for best poster.

September 2012 present: VU Fellowship Programme for excellent students (10,000 €)

August 2011 – December 2011: ERASMUS Student Mobility for Placements (1,280 €)

 

Research Interests

- Depression in offspring of parents with mood disorders

- Developmental psychopathology

- Mood variability/instability

- Self-injurious behaviors 

- Longitudinal studies and data analysis