Dr. Julia Pfeiff, M.Sc.

Doctoral Candidate 2016-2020
Leibniz Universität Hannover

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Julia Pfeiff

Research project

The construction and application of explanatory models of mental disorders in clinical psychology (doctoral project, defended in July 2020)


2019 – 2020
Research assistant at the Institute of Philosophy, Leibniz University Hannover

2016 – 2019
Doctoral candidate at the DFG Research Training Group 2073 Integrating Ethics and Epistemology of Scientific Research, Leibniz Universität Hannover

2014 – 2016
Psychology, clinical-oriented major (Master of Science), University of Mainz

2011 – 2016
Research assistant at the Department for Logic and Philosophy of Science, University of Mainz

2014 – 2015
Research assistant at the Department for General Experimental Psychology, University of Mainz

2011 – 2015
Philosophy and History of Art (Bachelor of Arts), University of Mainz

2010 – 2014
Psychology (Bachelor of Science), University of Mainz

2009 – 2010
Studium Generale, Leibniz Kolleg Tübingen

Presentations at international conferences

“Relations between Psychotherapeutic Practice and Models of Mental Disorders”, GWP.2019, The German Society for Philosophy of Science, Cologne

“Relations between psychotherapeutic practice and models of mental disorders”, Society for Philosophy of Science in Practice (SPSP) Seventh Biennial Conference, Ghent, Belgium

“A Model of Constitutive Psychological Explanation” – EPSA17, The Sixth Biennial Conference of the European Philosophy of Science Association, Exeter, UK

“A Maximum Likelihood-Method for Estimating Perceptual Weights and Internal Noise: Evaluation Using A ‘Double Pass’ Approach” – DAGA2015, German Society for Acoustics, Nuremberg