Vita

Research Experience

since 2016 Postdoctoral Researcher
Cognitive Decision Psychology, University of Zurich, Switzerland
2015 – 2016 Head Research Scientist
Research group on Abductive and Diagnostic Reasoning
Cognitive and Engineering Psychology, TU Chemnitz, Germany
2009 – 2015 Scientific Assistant
Cognitive and Engineering Psychology, TU Chemnitz, Germany
2013 Visiting Researcher
Economic Psychology, University of Basel, Switzerland
2006 – 2009 Research Assistant
Cognitive and Engineering Psychology, TU Chemnitz, Germany
2007 Research Assistant
Transportation and Logistics, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm, Sweden

Research Grants and Prizes

2016 University prize Technische Universität Chemnitz
Chemnitz, Germany
2014 Student Poster award of the Society for Judgment and Decision Making
Annual Meeting, Long Beach, CA
2013 Research grant
granted by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) for a sixth month research visit at the Centre for Economic Psychology, Basel, Switzerland
2012 Travel grant
granted by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) for presenting research at the 34th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, Sapporo, Japan

Education

2009 – 2015 PhD (Dr. rer. nat., grade: summa cum laude)
Department of Cognitive and Engineering Psychology
Technische Universität Chemnitz, Germany Thesis
2004 – 2009 Diploma in Psychology (grade: 1.2)
Technische Universität Chemnitz, Germany Thesis

Extracurricular Activities

since 2018 Representative of Junior and Mid-Level Faculty of the Psychology Department (Mittelbauvertreterin)
Department of Psychology, University of Zurich, Switzerland
since 2016 Person of trust for PhD students and Postdocs
Department of Psychology, University of Zurich, Switzerland
since 2016 Selection committee poster award at the “Annual Conference of the Society for Judgment and Decision Making”
Society for Judgment and Decision Making, Boston, MA, USA
since 2016 Selection committee poster award at “MaDoCo”
Institute of Psychology, University of Zurich, Switzerland
2011 Selection committee “Deutschlandstipendium”
Faculty of Behavioural and Social Sciences, Technische Universität Chemnitz, Germany
2007 – 2009 Student member examination board
Intstitute of Psychology, Technische Universität Chemnitz, Germany

Ad Hoc Reviews

Advances in Cognitive Psychology, Cognition, Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, Behavior Research Methods, Journal of Business Research, Journal of Vision, Memory & Cognition, Cognitive Science Society, Society for Judgment and Decision Making, Swiss National Science Foundation

Memberships

  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Psychologie (DGPs)
  • Psychonomic Society (PS)
  • Society for Judgment and Decision Making (SJDM)
  • Human Factors Society (HFAS)