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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

Antelope Program. Fellow in a program for highly qualified female doctoral students and postdoctoral researchers at the University of Basel, Switzerland | 2019 – 2020

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 $184,845 | 10/2016 – 10/2019

Swiss National Science Foundation. Grant for conducting a research visit at the University of Heidelberg, Germany. Amount $9,900 | 1/2019 – 7/2019

Swiss National Science Foundation. Grant for conducting a research visit at Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA. Amount $13,900 | 3/2017 – 11/2017

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

Swiss Study Foundation. Fellow | 2008 – 2017


Travel Funds

Swiss Academy of Humanities and Social Sciences. Grant for presenting at the 15thBiennial Conference of the Association for Research in Personality, Sacramento, CA, USA. Amount $1,200 | 2017

University of Basel. Grant for presenting at the 28thAnnual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science in Chicago, IL, USA. Amount $1,460 | 2016

Jacobs Foundation. Travel award for presenting at the 7thConference of the Society for the Study of Emerging Adulthood in Miami, FL, USA. Amount $500 | 2015

University of Basel. Grant for presenting at the 7thConference of the Society for the Study of Emerging Adulthood in Miami, FL, USA. Amonut $1,930 | 2015

Swiss Study Foundation. Grant for attending the Summer School at the Leibniz Institute in Bamberg, Germany. Amount $510 | 2015

Swiss Study Foundation. Grant for attending the Summer School at the University of Utrecht in Utrecht, the Netherlands. Amount $510 | 2015

Swiss Academy of Humanities and Social Sciences. Grant for presenting at the 14thBiennial Conference of the Association for Research in Personality in St. Louis, MO, USA. Amount $1,200 | 2015


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)