Born 1988 in Dillenburg, Germany.
2012-2015: Ph. D. in Psychology at the Center for Doctoral Studies in Social and Behavioral Sciences, University of Mannheim (advisor: Benjamin E. Hilbig)
2010-2012: M.Sc. Psychology (Social and Cognitive Psychology), University of Mannheim (advisors: Benjamin E. Hilbig, Inga Niedtfeld)
2007-2010: B.Sc. Psychology, University of Mannheim
(advisors: Edgar Erdfelder, Dagmar Stahlberg)
Research and Academic Experience
since 10/2014: Research and teaching assistant at the Cognitive Psychology Lab (University of Koblenz-Landau)
2018: Visiting scholar at the Amsterdam Cooperation Lab (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)
2014: Research assistant at the Judgment and Decision Making lab (University of Mannheim)
2012: Student research assistant at the Mannheim Institute of Public Health
2010-2012: Student research assistant at the Central Institute of Mental Health
2010: Student research assistant at the Cognitive and Individual Differences lab (University of Mannheim)
Awards, Grants, and Scholarships
2018: Micro-grant from the German Society for Online Research (DGOF) for the project "Dishonest behavior in online studies: An application of Benford's law" (together with Daniel W. Heck; 550€)
2018: Teaching award for the seminar "Web-based programming" (academic year 2017/2018)
2018: Teaching award for the seminar "Cognitive illusions" (academic year 2017)
2017: Research fellowship from the German Research Foundation for a half-year stay at the Amsterdam Cooperation Lab, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
2017: Travel grant from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) to the 17th International Conference on Social Dilemmas in Taormina, Sicily.
2016: Teaching award for the lab-tutorial & methods course "Personality judgments: Assumed similarity and meta-perceptions" (academic year 2015/2016)
2016: Bojanovsky Award for Empirical Models of Social Processes, for the paper "Trust: An integrative review from a person-situation perspective"
2016: Travel grant from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) to the 2nd World Conference on Personality in Bùzios, Brazil
2015: Micro-grant from the Research Focus "Communication, Media and Politics", University of Koblenz-Landau (9k €)
2015: Teaching award for the lab-tutorial & methods course "Personality judgments at zero acquaintance" (academic year 2014/2015)
2012-2015: Ph.D. scholarship from the Graduate School of Economic and Social Sciences, University of Mannheim
2011: Elisabeth Altmann-Gottheiner Award for scientific work in the field of women and gender research (University of Mannheim)
2010: Otto-Selz Award for the best Bachelor's thesis in psychology (University of Mannheim)
2010-2012: Sports scholarship of the University of Mannheim
21.09.2018: Personality traits and prosocial behavior in economic games: A meta-analysis. Talk held at the Social Psychology Colloquium at Tilburg University.
05.07.2017: The many faces of dishonesty. Talk held at the Colloquium "Diagnostics and Differential Psychology" at the University of Düsseldorf (Prof. Jochen Musch).
09.02.2016: A Personality Perspective on Prosocial Behavior in Economic Games. Talk held at the "Research Seminar in Economics" at the RWTH Aachen University.
10.11.2015: A Trait Perspective on Trust and Trustworthiness. Talk held in the Research Seminar "Current Research in Economic and Social Psychology" at the University of Cologne (Prof. Detlef Fetchenhauer & Prof. Erich Hölzl).
13.10.2015: Trust and Cooperation from the Perspective of the HEXACO Personality Model. Talk held in the Research Colloquium "Social Psychology and Social Neuroscience" at the University of Bern (Prof. Daria Knoch).
Advances in Methods and Practices in Psychological Science
Asian Journal of Social Psychology
European Journal of Personality
European Journal of Personality Assessment
European Journal of Social Psychology
Evolution & Human Behavior
Frontiers in Psychology
Group Processes & Intergroup Relations
Israel Science Foundation
Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics
Journal of Behavioral Decision Making
Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization
Journal of Economic Psychology
Journal of Experimental Social Psychology
Journal of Individual Differences
Journal of Personality Assessment
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology
Journal of Trust Research
Judgment and Decision Making
Nature Human Behavior
Personality and Individual Differences
Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin
Review of General Psychology
The Social Science Journal
Transactions on Internet Technology
Zeitschrift für Psychologie - Journal of Psychology
Association for Psychological Science (APS)
European Association of Personality Psychology
German Psychological Society (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Psychologie, DGPs)