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Academic Background

PhD in Psychology |SNF Doc.CH Doctoral Candidate. Division of Personality and Developmental Psychology |Department of Psychology |University of Basel, Switzerland. Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Alexander Grob, Prof. Dr. Jana Nikitin. 02/2016 to present.

Research Associate. Division of Personality and Developmental Psychology |Department of Psychology |University of Basel, Switzerland. Grant proposal writing for SNF Doc.CH personal grant and SNF research project. 09/2014 – 01/2016.

Master of Science in Psychology. University of Bern, Switzerland. Honors: Insigni cum laude (Grade: 5.6/6.0). Master’s thesis: Biological, psychological, and social determinants of sociosexuality (Grade: 5.5/6.0). Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Thomas Rammsayer. 01/2012 – 08/2014. 

Bachelor of Science in Psychology. University of Fribourg, Switzerland. Honors: Insigni cum laude (Grade: 5.5/6.0). Bilingual studies. Bachelor’s thesis: An empirical evaluation of the prevention program learning with children (Grade: 6.0/6.0). Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Meinrad Perrez, Fabian Grolimund. 09/2008 – 08/2011.


Grants and Scholarships

Swiss National Science Foundation. Grant for conducting dissertation project. Title: How we become who we are within romantic relationships. Disentangling the complex interplay between personality and romantic relationships from three perspectives. Amount of grant: $184,845 | Grantee: Janina Bühler | Period: 10/2016 – 10/2019

Swiss National Science Foundation. Grant for conducting research visit at Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA. Amount of grant: $13,900 | Period: 3/2017 – 12/2017

Swiss National Science Foundation. Grant for conducting research visits at the University of Heidelberg, Germany, and Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA. Amount of grant: $9,900 | Period: 1/2019 – 7/2019

Swiss Study Foundation. Grant for conducting research visit at the University of California, Riverside, CA, USA. Amount of grant: $5,100 | Period: 9/2016 – 12/2016

Swiss Study Foundation. Fellow | Period: 2008 – 2017


Travel Funds

Jacobs Foundation. Travel Award. 7th SSEA Conference in Miami, FL, USA ($ 500)
Swiss Study Foundation. Summer School at Leibniz Institute, DE ($ 510)
Swiss Study Foundation. Summer School at University of Utrecht, NL ($ 510)
Swiss Study Foundation. Research Award for Research Stay at University of California, Riverside, CA, USA ($ 5100)
Swiss Academy of Humanities and Social Sciences. 14th ARP Conference in St. Louis, MO, USA ($1200)
University of Basel. 28th Convention of the APS in Chicago, IL, USA ($1460)
University of Basel. 7th SSEA Conference in Miami, FL, USA ($1930)


Teaching and Supervision

Seminars
Master’s colloquium in personality and developmental psychology | University of Basel | 2016 – 2018
Romantic relationships: Theories, concepts, empiricism | Master’s Level | University of Basel | 2016
Personality development in close relationships | Bachelor’s Level | University of Basel | 2015
Social competence training | Bachelor’s Level | University of Zurich | 2013                     

Lecture
Personality and differential psychology | University of Basel | Autumn 2018

Public Talks       
How personality affects romantic relationships | Public Universities of Basel and Zurich | 2017 – 2018
Understanding the interplay between personality and close relationships | University of Basel | 2015

Graduate Education
Workshop on job interviews | Graduate Center | University of Basel | 2017 to present
Workshop on preparing application material | Graduate Center | University of Basel | 2018

Supervision of Master’s Students
Stefanie Szabo | University of Basel | 2018 – 2019


Further Education and Training

Good Scientific Practice| Summer School | German Study Foundation | Neubeuern, Germany | 2017
Couple Therapy| Advanced Studies | University of Zurich, Switzerland | 2014 – 2016
Performing Arts and Speech| Advanced Studies | Zurich University of the Arts | 2013 – 2014
Journalism| Diploma | Distance School of Journalism | Berlin, Germany | 2011 – 2014


Memberships

Association for Psychological Science (APS)
Association for Research in Personality (ARP)
European Association for Social Psychology (EASP)
International Organization for Relationship Research (IARR)
Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP)
Society for the Study of Emerging Adulthood (SSEA)
Society for the Study of Motivation (SSM)
Swiss Psychological Society (SPS)
Network of Young Scientist for Sexology (NEKST)