Forschung & Publikationen

Forschungsinteressen

Entwicklung und Evaluation von Interventionen zur Einstellungsverbesserung

Diversity Management und Diversity-Training

Einstellungen gegenüber benachteiligten sozialen Gruppen (LGBTQ-Einstellung, Einstellungen gegenüber Frauen, Migrant/innen...)

Effekte sozialer Vielfalt auf Einstellungen, Threat und politisches Vertrauen

Medieninterventionen & indirekter Kontakt

 

Publikationen

Artikel in Zeitschriften mit Peer-Review

Steffens, M.C., Reese, G., Ehrke, F., & Jonas, K.J. (2017). When does activating diversity alleviate, when does it increase intergroup bias? An ingroup projection perspective. PLoS ONE, 12(6): e0178738. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0178738.

Ehrke, F., Bruckmüller, S., & Steffens, M. (2016). Weniger kompetent, aber dafür wärmer? Zum Einfluss sozialer Vielfalt von Parteien auf politisches Vertrauen. Politische Psychologie, 2016-1, 28-45.

Ehrke, F., Berthold, A., & Steffens, M.C. (2014). How diversity training can change attitudes: Increasing perceived complexity of superordinate groups to improve intergroup relations. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 53, 193-206.

 

Buchbeiträge

Steffens, M. C., Niedlich, C., & Ehrke, F. (2016). Discrimination at work on the basis of sexual orientation: Subjective experience, experimental evidence, and interventions In T. Köllen (Ed.), Sexual orientation and transgender issues in organizations – global perspectives on LGBT workforce diversity. Heidelberg: Springer. Doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-29623-4_22

Ehrke, F. & Steffens, M.C. (2015). Diversity-Training: Theoretische Grundlagen und empirische Befunde. In Hanappi-Egger, E. & Bendl, R. (Hrsg.). Diversität, Diversifizierung und (Ent)Solidarisierung: Eine Standortbestimmung der Diversitätsforschung im deutschen Sprachraum. Wiesbaden: Springer VS.

Ehrke, F. & Steffens, M.C. (2014). Diversity Training - Einstellungen zwischen Gruppen sozialpsychologisch fundiert verbessern. In Sauerland, M. & Braun, O.L. (Ed.), Aktuelle Trends in der Personal- und Organisationsentwicklung (pp. 127-196). Hamburg: Windmühle.

 

Konferenzbeiträge und Vorträge

2018

Ehrke, F. (upcoming: 2018, November). Effects of claiming reversed discrimination on opposition towards equality-promoting policies and populist attitudes. Poster session presented at the EASP Meeting “Polarization, Populism, Political Alienation: Causes and Consequences of Social Diversity and Inequality?", Landau, Deutschland.

Ehrke, F. (upcoming: 2018, September). Taking my ingroup’s perspective: A media intervention using vicarious contact improves explicit and implicit outgroup attitudes. Paper presented at the 51th Conference of the German Society for Psychology, Frankfurt, Deutschland.

Ehrke, F., Bruckmüller, S., & Steffens, M.C. (2018, February). How does the social diversity of political parties affect citizens' trust in them? Poster session presented at the 5th Gender and Diversity Research Day of the University of Koblenz-Landau, Landau, Deutschland.

Ehrke, F. (2018, February). Evaluating an Internet-campaign video against sexual prejudice. Poster session presented at the 5th Gender and Diversity Research Day of the University of Koblenz-Landau, Landau, Deutschland.

Ehrke, F. (2018, January). Unterhaltungsbasierte Medieninterventionen: Evaluation einer Videokampagne zur Verbesserung von Einstellungen gegenüber schwulen Männern [Evaluating an internet-campaign video to improve attitudes towards gay men]. Invited Talk at the Department of Social Psychology, University Erlangen, Germany.

 

2017

Ehrke, F., Bruckmüller, S., & Steffens, M.C. (2017, November). Wie beeinflusst soziale Vielfalt politischer Parteien das Vertrauen der Bürger*innen? [How does social diversity of political parties impact citizens’ trust?] Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the interdisciplinary research focus “Communication, Media and Policy”, Dannenfels, Deutschland.

Ehrke, F. (2017, September). A street, a couple, and a simple question: Evaluating an Internet-campaign video against sexual prejudice. Poster session presented at the 10th Conference of the Media Psychology Section, Landau, Deutschland.

Ehrke, F. & Steffens, M.C. (2017, August). Not so typical after all: Self-typicality moderates majority members' reactions to diversity and attitudes towards minorities. Paper presented at the 19th ESCON Transfer of Knowledge Conference, Danzig, Polen.

Ehrke, F. (Chair). (2017, July). From the lab to practice: Using anti-prejudice interventions to prevent negative effects of social diversity. Symposium conducted at the at the 18th General Meeting of the European Association of Social Psychology (EASP), Granada, Spanien.

Ehrke, F., Ashoee, A., Steffens, M.C., & Louvet, E. (2017, July). What works? Evaluating various strategies to improve attitudes towards minorities with diversity training. In Ehrke, F. (Chair), From the lab to practice: Using anti-prejudice interventions to prevent negative effects of social diversity. Paper presented at the 16th General Meeting of the European Association of Social Psychology (EASP), Granada, Spanien.

Ehrke, F. & Steffens, M.C. (2017, May). Theorie- und evidenzbasierte Entwicklung von Diversity-Trainings [Theory and evidence based development of diversity training]. Invited Talk at the Research Center for the Psychological Study of Individual and Community Change (PSINCC), University Hagen, Germany.

Ehrke, F. & Preuß, S. (2017, March). Ask your peers: Sharing issues, challenges, and expertise of cross-cultural research. Moderated discussion at the Cross-Cultural Psychology Conference, Bonn, Deutschland.

 

2016

Ehrke, F., & Methner, N. (Chairs). (2016, September). Politics and Trust: Determinants and Correlates of Trust in Political Actors. Symposium conducted at the 50th Conference of the German Society for Psychology, Leipzig, Deutschland.

Ehrke, F., Bruckmüller, S., & Steffens, M.C. (2016, September). Diverse like me? Examining how diversity affects political trust and exploring moderating variables. In F. Ehrke & N. Methner (Chairs), Politics and Trust: Determinants and Correlates of Trust in Political Actors. Paper presented at the 50th Conference of the German Society for Psychology, Leipzig, Deutschland.

Ehrke, F. (2016, August). Improving intergroup attitudes with diversity training. Poster session presented at the Summer School 2016 of the European Association of Social Psychology, University of Exeter, Exeter, UK.

Ehrke, F., Bruckmüller, S., & Steffens, M.C. (2016, June). Diverse like me? Examining how diversity affects political trust and exploring moderating variables. In N. Methner & F. Ehrke (Chairs), Political Trust (Part 2): Determinants of Political (Dis-) Trust and Cynicism. Paper presented at the 29th Conference of the German Peace Psychology Association, Landau, Deutschland.

Methner, N., & Ehrke, F. (Chairs). (2016, June). Political Trust (Part 2): Determinants of Political (Dis-) Trust and Cynicism. Symposium conducted at the 29th Conference of the German Peace Psychology Association, Landau, Deutschland.

 

2015

Ehrke, F., Bruckmüller, S., & Steffens, M.C. (2015, September). Less competent, but warmer? How social diversity affects political trust. Poster session presented at the 15th Meeting of the German Social Psychology Section (FGSP 2015), Potsdam, Deutschland.

Ehrke, F. & Steffens, M.C. (2015, July). Not so typical after all: Self-typicality moderates majority members' reactions to diversity and attitudes towards minorities. Paper presented at the 16th doctoral workshop of the German Social Psychology Section (SoDoc 2015), Münster, Deutschland.

 

2014

Ehrke, F. & Steffens, M.C. (2014, November). Diversity-Training: Theoretische Grundlagen und empirische Befunde. Paper presented at the Vernetzungstreffen - Vielfalt, Diversifizierung, (Ent)Solidarisierung in der organisationalen Diversitätsforschung: eine Standortbestimmung im deutschen Sprachraum, Wien, Österreich.

Ehrke, F. & Steffens, M.C. (2014, July). After all, are YOU that typical? Altering self-typicality to reduce backlash against perceived superordinate-group diversity. Paper presented at the 17th General Meeting of European Association of Social Psychology (EASP), Amsterdam, Niederlande.

Ehrke, F. & Steffens M.C. (2014, June). Not so typical after all? Improving outgroup attitudes among privileged group members under superordinate-group diversity. Paper presented at the 5th Annual Tajfel Seminar - Social Identities in Conflict, Warschau, Polen.

 

2013

Ehrke, F., Berthold, A., & Steffens, M.C. (2013, December). Improving intergroup attitudes with diversity training. Poster session presented at the 1st Gender and Diversity Research Day of the University of Koblenz-Landau, Landau, Deutschland.

Ehrke, F., Berthold, A., & Steffens, M.C. (2013, October). Can diversity training improve attitudes? Paper presented at the Symposium „Advancing Intercultural Competence Development: Initiating the dialog between researchers and practitioners" of the Department of Cross-Cultural Psychology of the Tilburg University and the Society for Intercultural Education, Training and Research (SIETAR), Tilburg, Niederlande.

Ehrke, F., Berthold, A., & Steffens, M. C. (2013, September). Improving intergoup attitudes with diversity training. Poster session presented at the 14th Meeting of the German Educational Psychology Section (PAEPS 2013), Hildesheim, Deutschland.

Ehrke, F., Berthold, A., & Steffens, M. C. (2013, September). Can diversity training improve attitudes? Paper presented at the 14th Meeting of the German Social Psychology Section (FGSP 2013), Hagen, Deutschland.

 

2012

Ehrke, F., Berthold, A., & Steffens, M. C. (2012, April). How diversity training can change attitudes: Increasing perceived complexity of superordinate groups to improve intergroup relations. Poster session presented at the 54th Meeting of Experimental Psychologists (TeaP 2012), Mannheim, Deutschland.

 

 

Betreute Abschlussarbeiten

Aysan Ashoee (2017). Improving attitudes towards minorities using diversity training:
Raising awareness of ingroup privileges and increasing perspective taking and empathy with outgroups.

David Schomburg (2017). Hochqualifizierte Migranten in Deutschland – Strategien zum Umgang mit Akkulturationsstress.

Choi, M. (2015). Doch nicht so typisch deutsch? Warum ist Vielfalt weniger bedrohlich, wenn man selbst nicht so typisch ist?

Jenke, J. (2015). Wahrnehmung von Gender- und Diversitymaßnahmen an der Universität Koblenz-Landau - Eine Maßnahme zur Reduktion des Bedrohungsgefühls von privilegierten Gruppen bei der Wahrnehmung von Vielfalt.

Montel, D. (2015). Wahrnehmung von Gender- und Diversitymaßnahmen an der Universität Koblenz-Landau - Die moderierende Wirkung von Selbsttypikalität auf die wahrgenommene Bedrohung.

Seifert, B. (2013). Entwicklung und Evaluation einer Diversity-orientierten Übung zur Verbesserung von Gender-Einstellungen.

Clauß, K. (2013). Überprüfung der Vorhersagen des Eigengruppenprojektionsmodells anhand einer Befragung unter Waldorfschülern.