AOR Dr. Paul Schaffner



Department of Social Psychology with focus on legal psychology

Research assistant at the Osnabrück University (professorial chair Prof. Krohne)

1981 - 1986
Psychologist in the penitentiary system, expert in criminal prognosis, statement psychology and family law

Doctorate for Dr. phil. at the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU), since 01/1987 academic councilor at the Institute of Psychology of the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, initially at the Department of Psychological Diagnostics

Research interests

  • family psychology
  • attachment diagnostics
  • forensic assessment.

Initiator of the interdisciplinary cooperation of psychology, criminology and law, together with Jürgen Rudolph und Prof. Ochsmann. The initiative was also supported by many other people, in particular Minister of Juctice a.D. Dr. Heinz Georg Bamberger, Prof. Dr. Dieter Brosch (Georg Simon Ohm University of Applied Sciences Nuremberg), Prof. Dr. Rudolf Egg (Centre for Criminology Wiesbaden) and Prof. Dr. Dr. Brudermüller (Higher Regional Court Karlsruhe).