Graduates

GSDS Graduates

Dr. Maik Bieleke
GSDS Member 11/2012 - 09/2015
Date of Graduation: 21/09/2015
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: The self-regulation of information processing and decision making
Supervisor(s): Prof. Dr. Peter Gollwitzer, Prof. Dr. Urs Fischbacher, Prof. Gabriele Oettingen (New York University)
Position: Postdoctoral Researcher, Chair of Social Psychology and Motivation, Department of Psychology, University of Konstanz

Dr. Maria Breitwieser
GSDS Member 11/2012 - 04/2015
Date of Graduation: 17/04/2015
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Reciprocity in Labor Relationships
Supervisor(s): Prof Dr. Anja Schöttner, Jun.-Prof. Dr. Gerald Eisenkopf, Prof Dr. Florian Englmair (LMU München)

Dr. Niklas Harder
GSDS Member 11/2012 - 07/2016
Date of Graduation: 19/07/2016
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Intrinsic Motivation in Party Politics: Explaining the full range of political behavior
Supervisor(s): Prof. Dr. Susumu Shikano, Prof. Dr. Peter Selb, Prof. Dr. Peter Gollwitzer
Position: Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Political Sciences, Stanford University

Dr. Friederike Luise Kelle
GSDS Member 10/2013 - 01/2017
Date of Graduation:
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: To Claim or not to Claim? Territory, Violence, and Framing in Subnational Demands for Self-Determination
Supervisor(s): Prof. Dr. Gerald Schneider, Prof. Dr. Nils Weidmann, Prof. David Carter, Ph.D., (Princeton University)

Dr. Verena Mack
GSDS Member 11/2012 - 07/2016
Date of Graduation: 20/07/2016
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: The Fingerprints of Fraud: An In-depth Study of Election Forensics with Digit Tests
Supervisor(s): Prof. Dr. Susumu Shikano, Prof. Dr. Nils B. Weidmann, Prof. Dr. Thomas Hinz

Dr. Simon Munzert
GSDS Member 11/2012 - 07/2015
Date of Graduation: 09/07/2015
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Contributions to the Measurement of Public Opinion in Subpopulations
Supervisor(s): Prof. Dr. Peter Selb, Prof. Dr. Susumu Shikano, Prof. Michael D. Ward, PhD (Duke University)
Position: Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Mannheim, Mannheimer Zentrum für Europäische Sozialforschung (MZES)

Dr. Sabine Otto
GSDS Member 11/2012 - 02/2016
Date of Graduation: 29/02/2016
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: The Grass is always Greener? Armed Groups Side Switching in Civil Conflicts
Supervisor(s): Prof. Dr. Nils Weidmann, Prof. Dr. Gerald Schneider, Prof. Dr. Kathleen Gallagher Cunningham (University of Maryland)
Position: Postdoctoral Researcher,  Department of Peace and Conflict Researc, Uppsala University

Dr. Espen Geelmuyden Rød
GSDS Member 11/2012 - 03/2016
Date of Graduation: 01/03/2016
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Protest Dynamics in Autocracies
Supervisor(s): Prof. Dr. Nils Weidmann, Prof. Dr. Håvard Hegre (Uppsala University), Prof. Dr. Gerald Schneider
Position: Postdoctoral Researcher, "Communication, Networks and Contention" Research Group, Department of Politics and Public Administration, University of Konstanz

Dr. Constantin Ruhe
GSDS Member 11/2012 - 07/2015
Date of Graduation: 06/07/2015
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Diplomacy against Escalating Violence - Disaggregating the Relationship between Mediation and Conflict Intensity
Supervisor(s): Prof Dr. Gerald Schneider, Prof Dr. Nils Weidmann, Prof Dr. Tobias Böhmelt (University of Essex)
Position: Postdoctoral Researcher, Chair of International Politics, Department of Politics and Public Administration, University of Konstanz

Dr. David Schoch
GSDS Member 11/2012 - 11/2015
Date of Graduation: 19/11/2015
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: A Positional Approach for Network Centrality
Supervisor(s): Prof. Dr. Ulrik Brandes, Prof. Dr. Nils Weidmann, Prof. Dr. David Krackhardt (Carnegie Mellon University)
Position: Postdoctoral Researcher, Chair of Algorithmics, Department of Computer and Information Science, University of Konstanz

Dr. Keshun Zhang
GSDS Member 11/2012 - 07/2016
Date of Graduation: 19/10/2016
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Fuel in the Fire: The Effects of Anger on Risky Decision Making
Supervisor(s): Prof. Dr. Thomas Götz, Prof. Dr. Sarah Martiny (University of Tromsø, Norway), Prof. Dr. Urs Fischbacher

Associated Graduates

Dr. Madeleine Bieg
GSDS Associate 01/2013 - 12/2013
Date of Graduation: 12/09/2013
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Trait and State Academic Emotions: Two Sides of the Same Coin
Supervisor(s): Prof. Dr. Thomas Götz
Position: Assistant professor for empirical educational research, University of Konstanz

Dr. Matthias Draheim
GSDS Associate 12/2015 - 04/2016
Date of Graduation: 04/07/2016
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Three Essays on Foundation Owned Firms in Germany
Supervisor(s): Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Günter Franke

Dr. Andra Filote
GSDS Associate 10/2014 - (...)

Dr. Fabian Fink
GSDS Accociate 11/2012 - 07/2014
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Almuth Scholl
Position: FX Economist, Swiss National Bank, Zurich

Dr. Christoph Frey
GSDS Associate 02/2013 - 01/2017
Position: Assistant Professor, Econometric Institute, Erasmus University Rotterdam

Dr. Julian Garritzmann
GSDS Associate 02/2013 - 05/2015
Date of Graduation: 05/05/2015
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: The Political Economy of Higher Education Finance – A Comparative Analysis of the Politics of Tuition Fees and Subsidies
Supervisor(s): Prof. Dr. Marius Busemeyer
Position: Postdoctoral Researcher at the Chair of Political Science, University of Konstanz

Dr. Federica Genovese
GSDS Associate 11/2012 - 11/2013
Date of Graduation: 11/28/2013
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: The Power of the Strong, the Perseverance of the Weak Explaining Climate Change Negotiations
Supervisor(s): Prof. Dr. Gerald Schneider
Position: Postdoctoral researcher at the Department of Government & EARC, University of Essex

Dr. Marc Gerritzen
GSDS Associate 11/2014 - 04/2016
Date of Graduation: 04/22/2016
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Three Essays on Hedge Funds
Supervisor(s): Prof. Dr. Jens Jackwerth
Position: Portfolio Manager, Berenberg Bank, Hamburg

Dr. Klaus Harnack
GSDS Associate 11/2012 - 2014
Date of Graduation: 12/16/2014
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Self-Regulation and Grounded Cognition
Supervisor(s): Prof. Dr. Peter Gollwitzer
Position: Postdoctoral researcher in the working group "Industrial Psychology", Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster

Dr. Petra Marotzke
GSDS Associate 02/2013 - 07/2014
Date of Graduation: 07/16/2014
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Three Essays on Market Frictions and Wage Inequality
Supervisor(s): Prof. Dr. Leo Kaas
Position: Economist at the Division of International and Euro-Area Macroeconomic Analysis, Deutsche Bundesbank

Dr. Florian Kern
GSDS Associate 11/2012 - (...)

Dr. Ulf Mohrmann
GSDS Associate 07/2013 - 09/2015
Date of Graduation: 09/17/2015
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Essays on the Quality of Audited Financial Statements
Supervisor(s): Prof. Dr. Ulrike Stefani
Position: Postdoctoral researcher at the Chair of Accounting, University of Konstanz

Dr. Shreyasi Mishra
GSDS Associate 10/2014 - (...)

Dr. Sog Yee Mok
GSDS Associate 01/2015 - 08/2015
Date of Graduation: 11/09/2015
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Why Do Turkish-Origin Students Underperform in Germany? Investigating the Effects of Ethnic Composition in Classrooms and Negative Stereotypes on Performance and Coping Strategies
Supervisor(s): Prof. Dr. Sarah E. Martiny
Position: Postdoctoral researcher, Technical University of Munich

Dr. Caroline Preidel

Dr. Sven Resnjanskij
GSDS Associate 06/2013 - 05/2015
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Heinrich Ursprung
Postion: Economist, ifo-Institute, Munich

Dr. Dominik Sachs
GSDS Associate 02/2013 - 09/2013
Date of Graduation: 09/23/2013
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Optimal Social Insurance and Redistribution
Supervisor(s): Prof. Dr. Friedrich Beyer
Position: Postdoctoral researcher, University of Cologne; Starting 09/2015: Assistant professor at the European University Institute, Florence

Dr. Tahmina Sadat-Hadjer
GSDS Associate 02/2013 - 06/2013
Date of Graduation: 06/27/2013
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Spoiler or Stabilizer?: Assessing the Role of Private Military and Security Companies in Armed Conflicts
Supervisor(s): Prof. Dr. Gerald Schneider
Position: NRW Bank Düsseldorf

Dr. Steffen Schaarschmidt
GSDS Associate 04/2013 - 12/2013
Date of Graduation: 12/06/2013
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Three Essays on Financial Markets and Portfolio Management
Supervisor(s): Prof. Dr. Markus Glaser
Position: Independent financial advisor

Dr. Marina Schall
GSDS Associate 02/2013 - 04/2015
Date of Graduation: 04/27/2015
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: The Regulation of Positive Emotions in Social and Achievement Situations: Looking Beyond the "Positivity"
Supervisor(s): Prof. Dr. Thomas Götz
Position: Postdoctoral researcher, University of Bamberg

Dr. Peter Schanbacher
GSDS Associate 07/2013 - 12/2013
Date of Graduation: 12/13/2013
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Four Essays on Robustification of Portfolio Models
Supervisor(s): Prof. Dr. Winfried Pohlmeier
Position: Life Valuation Actuary Zurich Insurance Company Ltd, Zurich

Dr. Yves Schüler
GSDS Associate 01/2013 - 05/2013
Date of Graduation: 05/26/2015
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Macroeconomic Interdependencies during Financial Crises
Supervisor(s): Prof. Dr. Ralf Brüggemann
Position: Trainee at the European Central Bank (ECB), Frankfurt

Dr. Carolin Schuster
GSDS Associate 00/0000 - 07/2014
Date of Graduation: 07/02/2014
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Cognitive and Emotional Processes Underlying Stereotype Threat Effects on Performance and Career Motivation
Supervisor(s): Prof. Dr. Thomas Götz
Position: Postdoctoral researcher, University of Passau

Dr. Anna Slavustskaya
GSDS Associate 10/2013 - 07/2014
Date of Graduation: 07/09/2014
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Three Essays on Hedge Funds
Supervisor(s): Prof. Dr. Jens Jackwerth
Position: Postdoctoral researcher, Swiss Finance Institute, Lausanne

Dr. Karsten Wasiluk
GSDS Associate 04/2013 - 11/2014
Date of Graduation: 11/07/2014
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Three Essays on the Economics of Technological Change and Technology Adoption
Supervisor(s): Prof. Dr. Leo Kaas
Position: Consultant at Schlegel und Partner GmbH, Weinheim

Dr. Mirjam Weis
GSDS Associate 07/2013 - 10/2015
Date of Graduation: 22/10/2015
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Self-Regulation and School Achievement in Contexts: Aspects of Gender, Parenting, and Culture
Supervisor(s): Prof. Dr. Gisela Trommsdorff
Position: Postdoctoral Researcher, TUM School of Education, Centre for International Student Assessment, Technical University of Munich

Dr. Katarina Zigova
GSDS Associate 01/2013 - 05/2014
Date of Graduation: 05/2014
Title of the Doctoral Thesis: Essays on Competitive and Collaborative Research
Supervisor(s): Prof. Dr. Heinrich Ursprung
Position: Postdoctoral researcher, University of Konstanz