Bernard Rimé

Biographic information


Date and place of birth

Uccle (Brussels), Belgium, November 1st, 1944


Citizenship

Belgian


Education

M. A. in Psychology, magna cum laude, University of Louvain, 1967;
Ph. D. in Psychology, summa cum laude and congratulations of the thesis committee, University of Louvain, 1972


Present position

Full professor at the University of Louvain at Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium,
Department of Psychology and Educational Sciences
Institute for Research in Psychological Sciences
Center for the Study of Social Behavior.


Professional address

Faculté de Psychologie et des Sciences de l'Education
Université de Louvain
Place Cardinal Mercier, 10
1348 Louvain-la-Neuve
Belgique/Belgium
Téléphone: +32-(0)10-474036
Fax: +32-(0)10-474836
Email:


Past positions

1968-1972 : research assistant at the University of Louvain
1972-1973
: military service , research associate at the "Center for Research on Human Factors" of the Belgian Army
1973-1976 : research assistant at the University of Louvain
1976-1984
: assistant professor at the University of Louvain
1984-1989
: associate professor  at the University of Louvain
1989-2010
: full professor at the University of Louvain


Scientific visits

1987 (September-December) – Invited Research Director at the European Laboratory of Social Psychology (Director : Prof. S. Moscovici), Maison des Sciences de l'Homme, Paris, France.
1988 (January-April) – Visiting fellow, Unit of Psychonomy (Directorr : Prof . Nico Frijda), Department of  Psychology, University of Amsterdam , The Netherlands.
1988 (May-August) – Visiting Fellow, Department of  Psychology (Prof. S. Berger),  University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachussetts.
1995 (September)-1996 (September) – Visiting Fellow, Department of Psychology (Prof. J. W. Pennebaker), Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas.


Visiting professorships

1986 (August) – Professor, International Summer School, European Association of Experimental Social Psychology, Bologna, Italy.
1989 (February – June) – Invited professor,  Faculté de Psychologie et des Sciences de l'Education , University of Geneva (prof. K. Scherer), Switzerland.
1989 (May) – Invited professor, Department of Education (Prof. G. Bellelli), University of Bari, Italy.
1989 (June) – Professor, International Summer School, University of the Basque Country,  San Sebastian, Spain.
1991 (February – June) - Invited professor, Department of  Psychology  (prof. A. Mummendey), University of Münster, Germany.
1991 (July) - Professor, International Summer School, European Association of Experimental Social Psychology, Zarautz, Spain.
1991(August) - Professor, International Summer School, University of the Basque Country,  San Sebastian, Spain.
1992 (July – August) – Professor, "Erasmus Summer School on the Psychology of Emotion", Consortium for European Research on Emotion (CERE), Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
1995 (June) – Invited professor, Department of Psychology (Prof. P. Ricci-Bitti), 'University of Bologna, Italy
1998 (August) - Professor, International Summer School, University of the Basque Country,  San Sebastian, Spain.
2005 (August) - Professor, International Summer School, University of the Basque Country,  San Sebastian, Spain.
2007 (May – June) - Special guest and main lecturer of the "Semana de la Psicologia" at the Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Ecuador, Quito, Ecuador.


Scientific distinctions and honors

1987 (Varna, Bulgaria) - Elected member of the executive committee and secretary of the European Association of Experimental Social Psychology (EAESP), (1987-1992).
1992-1993 - National Francqui Chair at the Department of Psychology and Education, Catholic University of Leuven (KUL), Belgium.
1996, May (Brussels, Belgium) - Elected president of the Belgian Psychological Society (1996-1999).
1996 (Toronto, Ontario) - Elected president of the International Society for Research on Emotion (ISRE) (1996-2000).
2001-2002 - National Francqui Chair at the Department of Psychology and Education, Free University of Brussels (ULB), Belgium.
2004-2005 - National Francqui Chair at the Department of Psychology and Education, University of Ghent Belgium.
2006 - Elected Member of the National Committee of Psychological Sciences of the Royal Academies for Sciences and the Arts of Belgium.
2007 - Promoted Doctor Honoris Causa, Universita degli Studi di Bari, Italy.
2010 - Elected Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science (APS).
2010 - Elected Vice-President of the National Committee of Psychological Sciences of the Royal Academies for Sciences and the Arts of Belgium.

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