Dr. Sarina Schäfer

Sarina Schäfer Foto: Hardy Welsch

E-Mail: sarina.schaefer

Telefon: +49 2331 987-4672

Fax: +49 2331 987-4679

Academic Career

Three Children (*2010;*2012;*2015)

Since September 2016 Researcher, Chair of Psychological Research Methods and Evaluation, Faculty of Psychology, FernUniversität in Hagen, Germany

October 2014-August 2016 PhD Scholar, Full PhD-scholarship from the Hans-Böckler-Stiftung (Competitive scheme under the umbrella of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research)

April 2013 – September 2014 Researcher, Chair of Social Psychology, Faculty of Psychology, Philipps-University, Marburg, Germany

2009 - 2013 M.A. Peace and Conflict Studies, Philipps-University Marburg, Germany

2006 – 2009 Bachelor (B.Sc) Psychology, University of Hildesheim, Germany

Research interests

  • Intergroup relations and cooperation,
  • Intergroup emotions
  • Participation, helping and collective action
  • (Subjective) social status.

Publikationen

Publications in peer review

Mehr Informationen

Kotzur*, P., Schäfer*, S.J., & Wagner, U. (2018). Meeting a nice asylum seeker: Intergroup contact changes stereotype content perceptions and associated emotional prejudices, and encourages solidarity-based collective action intentions. British Journal of Social Psychology, advanced online publication. doi.10.1111/bjso.12304

* shared first-authorship

Euteneuer, F*., & Schäfer, S. J.* (2018). Brief Report: Subjective Social Mobility and Depressive Symptoms in Syrian Refugees to Germany. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, 20, 1533-1536. doi.org/10.1007/s10903-018-0692-y

* shared first-authorship

Kauff, M., Asbrock, F., Wagner, U., Pettigrew, T. F., Hewstone, M., Schäfer, S. J., & Christ, O. (2017). (Bad) feelings about meeting them? Episodic and chronic intergroup emotions associated with positive and negative intergroup contact as predictors of intergroup behavior. Frontiers in Psychology, 1149. doi.org:10.3389/fpsyg.2017.01449

Pieritz, K., Schäfer, S.J., Strahler, J., Rief, W., & Euteneuer, F. (2017). Chronic stress moderates the impact of social exclusion on pain tolerance. Journal of Pain Research, 10, 1155-1162. doi.org: 10.2147/JPR.S129872

Schubert, T., Süssenbach, P., Schäfer, S.J., & Euteneuer F. (2016). The effect of subjective social status on depressive thinking: An experimental examination. Psychiatry Research, 241, 22-25. doi.org: 10.1016/j.psychres.2016.04.081

Euteneuer, F., Süssenbach, P., Schäfer, S.J., & Rief, W. (2015): Subjektiver sozialer Status - Skalen zur Erfassung des wahrgenommenen sozialen Status im sozialen Umfeld (SSS-U) und in Deutschland (SSS-D). Verhaltenstherapie, 25, 229–232. doi.org/10.1159/000371558

Sauerwein, M., Schäfer, S., Schoneville, H. & Thole, W. (2013): Das Studium der Sozialen Arbeit und freiwilliges Engagement. Der pädagogische Blick, 21, 45-57.

Further articles and book chapters

Wagner, U. & Schäfer, S. (2014): Die sollen sich gefälligst anpassen, sonst… Ursachen von Vorurteilen, Diskriminierung und Gewalt gegen „die Anderen“. In Projektverbund QuarteT (Hrsg.): Vorurteile sind nicht angeboren – Was für ein Vorbild sind Sie?.

Schäfer, S. (2010): Studium Internationale – Wie viel Mobilität wollen wir wirklich? In Himperle, K., Keller, A. & Staack, S. (Hrsg.): Endstation Bologna? Bielefeld: Bertelsmann.

Schäfer, S. (01.04.2010): Mit grundlegenden Inhalten. Der Ideale Studiengang – aus studentischer Perspektive beschrieben. Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, 77, S.9.

Presentations

Mehr Informationen

Schäfer, S.J., Fell, B., Hewstone, M., & Christ, O. (2018). Is bad stronger than good? Varying intensity of positive and negative contact in an experimental setting. Paper presented at the 51st annual meeting of the German Association of Psychology.

Schäfer, S.J. & Christ, O. (2018, June). Interactive effects of positive and negative contact. Invited talk at the Cooperative Relations Seminar, University of Utrecht, Netherlands.

Schäfer, S.J., Hartke, L., Kotzur, P., & Kauff, M. (2017). Refugees in Germany: intergroup contact increasess solidartiy based collecitve action among majority members - for refugees, support from the host society reduces acculturative stress. Paper presented at the 16. Tagung der Fachgruppe Sozialpsychologie Ulm.

Schäfer, S.J., Kotzur, P.F., & Kauff, M. (2017). Rally Togehter: Intergroup Contact Increases Solidarity-based Collective Action to Support Asylum Seekers in Germany. Paper presented at the 18th General Meeting of the European Association of Social Psychology.

Kotzur, P. F., Schäfer, S., & Wagner, U. (2017, April). Attitude change as a function of positive and negative contact experiences: The case of attitudes towards asylum seekers during the “migration crisis”. Invited talk at an internal Colloquium at University of Jena, Germany.

Schäfer, S., Brune, A., Wagner, U. & Asbrock, F. (2015): Positiver und negativer Kontakt, Wärme und Kompetenz und die Bereitschaft, sich für benachteiligte Gruppen einzusetzen. Paper presented at the 15. Jahrestagung der Fachgruppe Sozialpsychologie.

Schäfer, S., Wagner, U. & Asbrock, F. (2014): Public intergroup apologies: heal or harm to intergroup relations? Considering perpetrators’ authoritarianism. Poster presented at the EASP 17th General Meeting, Amsterdam.

Schäfer, S. & Asbrock, F. (2014): Public intergroup apologies: Does the context matter? Paper presented at the ISPP 37th Annual Scientific Meeting, Rome.

Schäfer, S., Butenschön, C., Asbrock, F., & Wagner, U. (2013): Remedy or Risk? Effects of intrgroup apologies on (authoritarian) perpetrators. Paper presented at the ISPP 36th Annual Scientific Meeting, Herzliya.

Teaching experiences

Supervision of approx. 15 Bachelor- and 15 Masterthesis

Winter term 2018: Seminar on “Introduction to Psychological Research Methods”

Summer term 2014: Seminar on “Intergroup Contact”

Winter term 2013/14 Two courses „Practical Course on Experimental Research“

Summer term 2013 Seminars on „Aggression and Violence“ and “Performance- Motivation and Problems”

Psychologische Methodenlehre | 15.01.2020