Social Psychology and Political Psychology

PD Dr. Daniela Renger

Research Associate

Olshausentraße 62, R. 405
Phone: +49 431 880-3207
Telefax: +49 431 880-2517
renger@psychologie.uni-kiel.de

Further information:

Postal address

Daniela Renger
Institute of Psychology
Olshausenstraße 40 
D-24098 Kiel (for letters)
D-24118 Kiel (for packages)
Germany

Office hours

on appointment

Publications

Newest publications

  • Martiny S.E. & Renger D. (2021). Konsequenzen sozioökonomischer Ungleichheit für Individuum und Gesellschaft [Consequences of socioeconomic inequality for individuals and society]. In: Genkova P. (Eds) Handbuch Globale Kompetenz [Handbook Global Competence]. Springer, Wiesbaden. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-658-30684-7_68-1
  • Renger, D., Renger, S., Köller, M. & Möller, J. (2020). Teachers of tomorrow: How gender framings of the teaching profession affect students intention to teach. Zeitschrift für Pädagogische Psychologie. https://doi.org/10.1024/1010-0652/a000287
  • Klonschinski, A., Renger, D., Döring, N., Döring, A., Gerwin, J. & Weber, I. (2020). Forschen und Lehren während der Corona-Pandemie - Auswertung einer Befragung unter Mitarbeiter*innen der CAU Kiel. Available at: https://www.phil.uni-kiel.de/de/fakultaet/beauftragte/GB-PhilFak/aktuelles/auswertung-befragung-corona
  • Sirlopú, D. & Renger, D. (2020). Social recognition matters: Consequences for school participation and life satisfaction among immigrant students. Journal of Community & Applied Social Psychology, 30(5), 561-575. https://doi.org/10.1002/casp.2463
  • Renger, D., Miché, M. & Casini, A. (2020). Professional recognition at work: The protective role of esteem, respect and care in burnout among employees. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 62(3), 202-209. https://doi.org/10.1097/JOM.0000000000001782
  • Renger, D., Eschert, S., Teichgräber, M. L., & Renger, S. (2020). Internalized equality and protest against injustice: The role of disadvantaged group members' self-respect in collective action tendencies. European Journal of Social Psychology, 50(3), 547-560. https://doi.org/10.1002/ejsp.2637
  • Renger, D. (2019). Sozialpsychologie der Anerkennung: Zur Rolle von Respekt und Selbstrespekt für Gesellschaft und Individuum. Habilitation thesis. Philosophical Faculty of Kiel University
  • Renger, D., Mommert, A., Renger, S., Miché, M., & Simon, B. (2019). Voicing one's ideas: Intragroup respect as an antecedent of assertive behavior. Basic and Applied Social Psychology, 41(1), 34-47. https://doi.org/10.1080/01973533.2018.1542306
  • Renger, D. (2018). Pro- und antisoziales Verhalten. In J. Strohmer (Ed.), Psychologiewissen für Fachkräfte in Kindergarten, Krippe und Hort (S. 275-281). Bern: Hogrefe Verlag.
  • Renger, D. (2018). Believing in one's equal rights: Self-respect as a predictor of assertiveness. Self and Identity, 17(1), 1-21. https://doi.org/10.1080/15298868.2017.1313307
  • Renger, D. & Eschert, S. (2017). Respekt für Geflüchtete und von Geflüchteten: Herausforderungen eines gleichberechtigten Miteinanders. In-Mind Magazine, 3.
  • Renger, D., Renger, S., Miché, M., & Simon, B (2017). A social recognition approach to autonomy: The role of equality-based respect. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 43(4), 479-492. https://doi.org/10.1177/0146167216688212
  • Renger, D. & Reese, G. (2017). From equality-based respect to environmental activism: Antecedents and consequences of global identity. Political Psychology, 38(5), 867-879. https://doi.org/10.1111/pops.12382
  • Renger, D., Mommert, A., Renger, S. & Simon, B. (2016). When less equal is less human: Intragroup (dis)respect and the experience of being human. The Journal of Social Psychology, 156(5), 553-563. https://doi.org/10.1080/00224545.2015.1135865
  • Simon, B., Mommert, A., & Renger, D. (2015). Reaching across group boundaries: Respect from outgroup members facilitates recategorization as a common group. British Journal of Social Psychology, 54, 616-628. https://doi.org/10.1111/bjso.12112
  • Simon, B., Reichert, F., Schaefer, C. D., Bachmann, A., & Renger, D. (2015). Dual identification and the (de-)politicization of migrants: Longitudinal and comparative evidence. Journal of Community & Applied Social Psychology, 25, 193-203. https://doi.org/10.1002/casp.2206
  • Renger, D., & Simon, B. (2011). Social recognition as an equal: The role of equality-based respect in group life. European Journal of Social Psychology, 41, 501-507. https://doi.org/10.1002/ejsp.814
  • Renger, D. (2009). Intragruppaler Respekt: Eine sozialpsychologische Untersuchung der Wirkung respektvoller vs. respektloser Behandlung auf die kollektive Identifikation und die Leistung in Gruppen. Dissertation, Kiel University.

Outreach

  • Interviewed on respect and tolerance in childhood by Andrea Kippe (Link)
  • Report of my research and my visit to Chile (Daily paper "El Sur", 01.02.18)
  • Report by S. Ackermann in the journal "Psychologie Heute" about my research on self-respect (September 2018, volume 45, issue 9, pp. 70-71)
  • Report by P. Thivissen in the journal "Gehirn&Geist" i.a. my research (No. 10/2018, pp. 22-27)
  • Report by S. Ackermann in the journal "Psychologie Heute" about my research on self-respect (September 2020, volume 47, issue 9, pp. 30-35)

(Selected) Talks at scientific conferences

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  • 03/2021: invited talk "Social psychological perspectives on the "glass ceiling" effect and mandatory quotas for women" at the interdisciplinary workshop "Women's quotas: Anti-discrimination Instrument or Discrimination with a Different Sign?"
  • 02/2021: Vortrag "Less money = less equal = less healthy? How socioeconomic status is related to self-respect and mental health" at the Scientific Online Meeting of the German Political Psychology Network (together with S.E. Martiny)
  • 09/2019: Invited talk "On the meaning of respect and self-respect for societies and individuals", The Arctic University, Tromsø, Norway.
  • 09/2019: Talk "From respect to protest: The role of disadvantaged group members' self-respect in collective action against injustice" at the specialist group conference on social psychology of the German Psychological Society (DGP) in Cologne, Germany.
  • 07/2019: Talk "Empowering people through equality-based respect: The role of disadvantaged group members' self-respect in collective action" at the 42th Annual Meeting of the International Society of Political Psychology, Lisbon, Portugal.
  • 03/2019: Invited talk "A psychological approach to social recognition: The role of respect and self-respect for individuals and society"; Center for Social and Cultural Psychology, Free University of Brussels, Belgium.
  • 09/2018: Invited talk "Self-respect and protest against injustice" at the interdisciplinary conference "Politicized Struggles for Recognition", Kiel, Germany.
  • 06/2018: Talk "A social recognition approach to challenging relationships: The role of equality-based respect"” at the EASP Meeting "Understanding and Transforming Challenging Relationships", San Sebastian, Spain.
  • 06/2018: Talk "The twofold potential of self-respect: Believing in one's equal rights motivates collective action against injustice while maintaining positive intergroup relations" at the Jena workshop on Intergroup Processes, Jena/Eyba, Germany.
  • 01/2018: Invited talk "A social psychological test of recognition theory" as part of the interdisciplinary workshop "Recognition of the other in Chile: Reflections on ethnicity, poverty, immigration and disability", Universidad del Desarrollo, Concepción, Chile (invited by Prof. David Sirlopú)
  • 07/2016: Talk with the title "Respect for refugees" beim 39. Annual Meeting of the International Society of Political Psychology, 13.-16.07.2016, Warsaw, Poland.
  • 09/2015: Talk with the title "Equality-based respect at the workplace: Effects on assertive behavior and burnout" at the 15th Conference of the specialist group of social psychology, 06. - 09.09.2015, Potsdam, Germany.
  • 08/2015: Talk with the title "Why don't they fight for their rights? The role of self-respect in explaining differences in assertiveness" at the 8th SELF Biennial International Conference, 20.-24.08.2015, Kiel, Germany.
  • 06/2015: Talk with the title "When less equal is less human: Equality-based respect and the experience of being human" at the 17th Jena workshop on Intergroup Processes, 25.-28.06.2015, Jena, Germany.
  • 07/2013: Talk with the title "Individual and collective perspectives on social recognition and self-respect" at the 15th Jena workshop on Intergroup Processes, 4.-7. July 2013, Jena, Germany.
  • 06/2013: Poster with the title "When less equal is less human: Social recognition as an equal and the experience of being human" at the Medium Size Meeting: "Intergroup conflict: The cognitive, emotional, and behavioral consequences of communication"; 27.-30. June 2013, Soesterberg, Netherlands
  • 09/2011: Interdisciplinary workshop "Die Dynamik der Moral", Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, Germany.
  • 07/2011: Poster with the title "Ingredients of respect: When do we feel respected in our groups?" at the 6th General Meeting of the EASP in Stockholm, Sweden.
  • 07/2011: Talk with the title "Ingredients of respect - when do I feel respected in a group?" at the interdisciplinary research colloquium "Communication of appreciation" of the RespectResearchGroup (Hamburg, Germany).
  • 09/2010: Talk with the title "Ingredients of respect - when do I feel respected in a group?" at the 47th Congress of the German Psychological Society (DGP), Bremen, Germany.
  • 09/2009: Talk with the title "The role of respectful vs. disrespectful treatment in task performance in and for (in)groups" at the specialist group conference on social psychology of the German Psychological Society (DGP), Luxemburg.
  • 07/2009: Talk with the title "The role of intragroup respect in group performance" at the interdisciplinary research colloquium "Dealing with others" of the RespectResearchGroup (Hamburg, Germany).
  • 07/2008: Talk with the title "The role of intragroup respect in task performance in and for (in)groups" at the International Congress of Psychology, Berlin, Germany.
  • 06/2008: Talk with the title "The role of intragroup respect in task performance in and for (in)groups" at the General Meeting of the European Association of Social Psychology, Opatija, Croatia.
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Research interests

  • Social recognition and respect
  • Self-respect as internalized conviction of having equal rights
  • Social identity on different levels of (self-)categorization
  • Assertiveness and protest (collective action)
  • Antecedents of politically mature and responsible citizens; participation; partake
  • Health psychology; determinants of mental health at work
  • Gender effects (e.g., in language; professional choices; organisations)

Courses

Winter semester 2021/22:

  • no courses this semester

Summer semester 2021:

  • psyB3-01a: Internship in Experimental Psychology (From Freedom of Speech to Hatspeech - Where does Tolerance begin and where does it end?) [051224]
  • psyB3-01a: Internship in Experimental Psychology (Is that fair? Perceiving Justice and responding to Injustice) [051256; Group 6a]
  • PSY_B_10-1: Introduction to Social Psychology (Stereotypes, Prejudice and Discrimination in an organisational context) [051202]

Activities

Reviewer for:

  • Journal of Experimental Social Psychology
  • Political Psychology
  • Political Behavior
  • Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin
  • International Review of Social Psychology
  • European Journal of Social Psychology
  • British Journal of Social Psychology
  • Social Psychology
  • Group Processes and Intergroup Relations
  • Journal of Environmental Psychology
  • Psychological Reports
  • Journal of Investigative Psychology and Offender Profiling

Memberships

Academic self-administration