Curriculum Vitae

Education and Academic Work Experience

Since 01/2014:

"Akademische Rätin auf Zeit" (Assistant Professor-equivalent) Georg August University Göttingen, Biological Personality Psychology and Psychological Assessment
(Chair: Prof. Dr. Lars Penke)

10/2013 – 12/2013:

Research Associate Georg August University Göttingen, Biological Personality Psychology and Psychological Assessment (Chair: Prof. Dr. Lars Penke)

02/2012 – 09/2013:

Research Associate Technical University Darmstadt, Psychological and Psychophysiological Methods (Chair: Prof. Dr. Augustin Kelava)

04/2009 – 09/2013:

Doctoral studies Humboldt University Berlin, Personality Development Lab
(Chair: Prof. Dr. Jaap Denissen); Dr. rer. nat. (PhD equivalent) attained 09/19/2013

04/2009 – 01/2012:

Internal fellow (stipend holder) International Max Planck Research School 'The Life Course: Evolutionary and Ontogenetic Dynamics' (LIFE), since 02/2012: External fellow

09/2007 – 03/2009:

Research Associate UniBW Munich, Educational Psychology (Chair: Prof. Dr. Jürgen Maes)

10/2000 – 08/2007:

Studies of Psychology (Diploma), Technical University Darmstadt

Memberships

  • Founding member and, as of 2017, spokesperson of the Goettingen Open Source and Science Initiative of Psychology (GOSSIP)
  • Society for the Improvement of Psychological Science (SIPS)
  • Leibniz Science Campus "Primate Cognition" (LSC)
  • German Psychological Society (DGPs), Sections:
    • Differential/Personality Psychology and Psychological Assessment (DPPD)
    • Developmental Psychology (EPSY)
    • Social Psychology (FGSP)
  • European Association of Personality Psychology (EAPP)
  • Young Scientists Network "Personality and Social Relationships" (PERSOC), associate member
  • Society for Judgment and Decision Making (SJDM)

Awards

2016

  • Best Teaching Award (university-wide) for the B. Sc. module "Research in Personality Psychology", 3.000€, Stiftungsrat der Universität Göttingen

Grants and Stipends

2017

  • Seed fund of the Leibniz Science Campus "Primate Cognition" for the project "The differential effect of coercion on cooperation: Testing social status as a moderator" (with Katharina Gangl), 9.973€

2016

  • Seed fund of the Leibniz Science Campus "Primate Cognition" for the project "Predictive validity of partner preferences across the transition into romantic relationships" (with Thomas Schultze), 10.000€
  • Travel grant for the 18. Conference on Personality (ECP 18) in Timisoara (Romania), Leibniz Science Campus "Primate Cognition", 600€

2015

  • Young scientists grant for the the project "Predictive validity of partner preferences across the transition into romantic relationships", 9.918€
  • Travel grant  for the Annual Meeting of the Society for Judgment and Decision Making (SJDM 2015) in Chicago (USA), Leibniz Science Campus "Primate Cognition" and Universitätsbund Göttingen, total: 1.150€
  • Seed fund of the Leibniz Science Campus "Primate Cognition" for the project "Personality differences in advice taking" (with Thomas Schultze), 9.840€
  • FoLL IX research project grant "Who is resistant to advice (and why)? Personality predictors of advice seeking in everyday life" (with Ruben Arslan and Lars Penke), 4.790€

2014

  • Travel grant for the 15. Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP 2014) in Austin (USA), German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), 1.951€
  • Travel grant for the 17. Conference on Personality (ECP 17) in Lausanne (Switzerland), Universitätsbund Göttingen, 300€

2013

  • Travel grant for the 12. Biannual Meeting of the Section for Differential/Personality Psychology and Psychological Assessment (DPPD 2013) in Greifswald (Germany), Vereinigung von Freunden der Technischen Universität Darmstadt (Friends of TUD), 393€
  • Travel grant for the 25. Annual Meeting of the Association for Psychological Science (APS 2013) in Washington, D.C. (USA), Frauenförderung and Vereinigung von Freunden der Technischen Universität Darmstadt (Womens' program and Friends of TUD), total: 972€
  • Travel grant for the 14. Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP 2013) in New Orleans (USA), German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), 1.123€

2012

  • Travel grant for 48. Biannual Meeting of the German Psychological Society (DGPs 2012) in Bielefeld (Germany), Vereinigung von Freunden der Technischen Universität Darmstadt (Friends of TUD), 506€
  • Exchange stipend, University of Michigan LIFE Program Scholarship Fund, 895$
  • Travel grant for the 13. Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP 2012) in San Diego (USA), German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), 1.316€

2009-2012

  • Doctoral stipend International Max Planck Research School 'The Life Course: Evolutionary and Ontogenetic Dynamics' (LIFE)