Curriculum Vitae

January 2006

 

Markus Kemmelmeier

 

Office address:

Interdisciplinary Ph.D. Program in

Social Psychology

Department of Sociology/300

University of Nevada, Reno

Reno, NV 89506

phone (775) 784-1287

FAX (425) 790-6838

markusk@unr.edu                                 Home page:  http://www.unr.edu/hompage/markusk

 

Education

Ph.D., Social Psychology, University of Michigan, August 2001

Thesis: “Motivated racial cognition: Power and implicit goals to affirm or attenuate social hierarchy”; Chair: Prof. Eugene Burnstein (chair)

Participated in Program in Culture and Cognition, Departments of Anthropology and Psychology, University of Michigan, 1996-2001

M.A., Social Psychology, University of Michigan, 1997

Thesis: “Perceptual distortion in the Gulf crisis: The impact of social identities and roles”

Advisors: Prof. David Winter, Prof. Eugene Burnstein

Exchange student, Research Center for Group Dynamics, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan; funded by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), 1994-1996

Diplom-Psychologe, University of Mannheim, 1994 (minor in philosophy of science)

Thesis: “Differential effects of emotional moods on the comprehension of metaphors”

Advisor: Prof. Klaus Fiedler

Employment

2001-present     Assistant Professor (tenure-track), Interdisciplinary Ph.D. Program in Social Psychology, Department of Sociology, University of Nevada, Reno.

1999-2001         Social Science Research Associate, University of Michigan, Prof. Nancy Cantor. Project “Student development and extracurricular groups activity: The intersection of personality and group life.”  Responsibilities included data management and data analysis of longitudinal data sets, as well as conceptual development and manuscript preparation.

1991-1994         Research Assistant, University of Heidelberg; various positions. Research projects with Prof. Klaus Fiedler on emotion and cognition, and social memory.  Research project with Dr. Herbert Bless, Dr. Gerd Bohner, and Prof. Norbert Schwarz on emotion and stereotyping.  Responsibilities included assistance in research design, data collection, data analysis and interpretation.

1991-1993                  Research Assistant, University of Mannheim.  Research project with Dr. Roland Mangold-Allwinn on flexible categorization processes.  Research projects with Prof. Klaus Fiedler on emotion and cognition and social memory. Responsibilities included assistance in research design, data collection, data analysis and interpretation.

1990-1991                  Research Assistant, Central Institute for Mental Health, Mannheim, in research project on “Frontal lobe activity and child psychopathology,“ with Prof. Aribert Rothenberger.  Responsibilities included assistance in collection or electrophysiological data as well as data management.

Awards and Grants

2004                 Student Technology Grants, University of Nevada Vice President for Information

Technology ($3000)

2004                 Two grants, Campus Software Acquisition Fund of the University of Nevada Faculty

Senate ($695 and $445)

2002                 Grant-in-Aid, Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI) ($1,500)

2002                 Discretionary research grant, Vice President for Research, University of Nevada, Reno ($225)

2001                 Discretionary research grant, Vice President for Research, University of Nevada, Reno ($600)

2001                 Grant-in-Aid, Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI) ($350)

2001                 Philip Brickman Prize for the best paper in social psychology 2001, Research Center for Group Dynamics ($500)

2001                 Rackham School of Graduate Studies Discretionary Research Grant ($2,290)

2001                 Culture and Cognition Program: Research Grant ($350)

1999                                  Research Center for Group Dynamics, Institute for Social Research: Travel grant for participation in a workshop at Warsaw International Summer Education, Institute for Social Studies, Warsaw ($1,000)

1998                 American Psychological Foundation: Dissertation Grant ($1,000)

1998-1999         Institute of Social Research: Founders Dissertation Fellowship ($15,000)

1999-2000         matched by a grant from the Department of Psychology, University of Michigan ($15,000)

1997                 American Psychological Society: Travel award ($300)

1997                 Department of Psychology, University of Michigan: Summer Research Partnership ($4000)

1994-1995         German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD): Postgraduate fellowship for research and training at the University of Michigan (DM 35,000)

1992                                  Department of Social Sciences, University of Mannheim: Travel grant for participation in the Summer School for Social Sciences at the University of Essex, England (DM 500)

Teaching Experience

2004-pressent    Instructor, University of Nevada Fire Science Academy, Carlin, NV

                                                                  Social Psychology of Terrorism

 

2001-present     Assistant Professor, University of Nevada:

                        Undergraduate courses:       Group Dynamics

                                                                  Social Psychology of Education (capstone course)

                                                                  Principles of Sociology

                        Graduate courses:                Interpersonal Transactions

                                                                  Group Behavior

                                                                  Advanced Social Psychology I & II

                                                                  Social Psychology and Culture

                                                                  Advanced Design and Data Analysis with SPSS

                        Additional teaching in team-taught graduate courses

                                    Interdisciplinary Ph.D. Program in Social Psychology

                                                                           lectures on     Person and Situation

                                                                                                Small Group Processes

                                                                                                Cultural Matrix of Psychology

                                                                                                Political Psychology

                                                                                                Priming and Automaticity Research

                                                                                                Small Group Research

                                    Master’s Program in Sociology

                                                                           lecture on       The Sociology of Max Weber

                                                                           lectures on     Social Dominance Theory

                                                                                                Cognitive Sociology

 

2001                                  Instructor, Inter-University Centre, Dubrovnik, Croatia

Summer School “Teaching the Process of Inquiry in Psychological Science”; sponsored by the Open Society Institute; director David A. Schwartz

 

1999-1998                  Graduate Student Instructor, University of Michigan

Advanced laboratory in social psychology (Fall 1996, Winter 1997, Spring 1997, Winter 1998)

Political Psychology, with Prof. David G. Winter (Fall 1997)

Social Psychology, with Prof. Barbara Fredrickson (Fall 1997)

Introductory Psychology, with Prof. James Hilton (Fall 1995, Winter 1996)

1994                 Instructor, University of Heidelberg

Political cognition and political communication (Spring/Summer term 1994)

1993-1994         Tutor, University of Heidelberg

Experimental methods in psychology, with Prof. Klaus Fiedler (Fall/Winter term 1993/1994)

1991-1993         Tutor, Graduate Student Instructor, University of Mannheim

Test theory/Item Response Theory, with Dr. Wolfgang Conrad (Summer 1991, Summer 1992, Fall/Winter 1992/1993)

 

Research interests

 

  • Cultural values and behavior
  • Political psychology
  • Intergroup relations
  • Social judgment and Decision Making
  • Interpersonal interaction

 

Publications

Culture, values and social issues

Kemmelmeier, M., Burnstein, E., & Peng, K. (1999). Individualism and authoritarianism shape attitudes toward physician-assisted suicide. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 29, 2613-2631.

Kemmelmeier, M. (2001). Private self-consciousness moderates the relationship between value orientations and attitudes. Journal of Social Psychology, 141, 61-74.

Coon, H. M., & Kemmelmeier, M. (2001). Cultural orientations in the United States: (Re-) examining differences among ethnic groups. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 32, 348-364.

Kemmelmeier, M., Wieczorkowska, G., Erb, H.-P., & Burnstein, E. (2002). Individualism, authoritarianism and attitudes toward assisted death: Cross-cultural, cross-regional and experimental evidence. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 32, 60-85.

Oyserman, D., Coon, H. M., & Kemmelmeier, M. (2002). Rethinking individualism and collectivism: Evaluation of theoretical assumptions and meta-analyses. Psychological Bulletin, 128, 3-72.

Oyserman, D., Kemmelmeier, M., & Coon, H. M. (2002). Cultural Psychology: A new look. Psychological Bulletin, 128, 110-117.

Kemmelmeier, M., Król, G., & Kim, Y. H. (2002). Values, economics and pro-environmental attitudes in 22 societies. Cross-Cultural Research, 36, 256-285.

Kemmelmeier, M. (2003). Individualism and attitudes toward affirmative action: Evidence from priming studies. Basic and Applied Social Psychology, 25, 111-119.

Kemmelmeier, M., Burnstein, E., Krumov, K., Genkova, P., Kanagawa, C., Hirshberg, M., Erb, H.-P., Wieczorkowska, G., & Noels, K. (2003). Individualism, collectivism and authoritarianism in seven societies. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology. 34, 304-322.

Kemmelmeier, M., Jambor, E., & Letner, J. (in press). Individualism and good works: Cultural variation in giving and volunteering across the United States. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology.

Uz, I., & Kemmelmeier, M. Language, religion and cultural values: Linguistic structure explains why Protestant countries are higher in individualism. Unpublished manuscript.

Kemmelmeier, M., & Winter, D. G. Sowing patriotism, but reaping nationalism?: Consequences of exposure to the American flag. Unpublished manuscript.

 

Self and identity

Kemmelmeier, M., & Oyserman, D. (2001). Gendered influence of downward social comparison on current and possible selves. Journal of Social Issues, 57, 129-148.

Kemmelmeier, M., & Oyserman, D. (2001). Self construals and the consequence of social comparison: The ups and downs of thinking about a successful other. European Journal of Social Psychology, 31, 311-320.

Cantor, N., Kemmelmeier, M., Basten, J., & Prentice, D. A. (2002). Life task pursuit in a college setting: Balancing self exploration and social integration. Self and Identity, 1, 177-184.

Oyserman, D., Kemmelmeier, M., Fryberg, S., Brosh, H., & Hart-Johnson, T. (2003). Racial-ethnic self schemas. Social Psychology Quarterly, 66, 333-347.

Kemmelmeier, M., & Cheng, B. Y.-M. (2004). Language and self-construal priming: A replication and extension in a Hong Kong sample. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 35, 705-712.

Uz, I., & Kemmelmeier, M. Sex and Gender Differences in Achievement Motivation: Evidence from Turkey. Unpublished manuscript.

Kemmelmeier, M., Oyserman, D., & Brosh, H. Gender, causal certainty, and the effects of upward comparison on current and possible selves: Evidence from Israel and Germany. Revise-and-resubmit, Social Cognition.

 

Intergroup relations

Bless, H., Schwarz, N., & Kemmelmeier, M. (1996). Mood and stereotyping: Affective states and the use of general knowledge structures. In W. Stroebe & M. Hewstone (Eds.), European review of social psychology (Vol. 7, pp. 63-93). Chichester: Wiley.

Fiedler, K., Kemmelmeier, M., & Freytag, P. (1999). Explaining asymmetric intergroup judgments through differential aggregation: Computer simulations and some new evidence. In M. Hewstone & W. Stroebe (Eds.), European review of social psychology (Vol. 10, pp. 1-40). Chichester, UK: Wiley.

Kemmelmeier, M., & Winter, D. G. (2000). Putting threat into perspective: Experimental studies on perceptual distortion in international conflict. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 26, 795-809.

Kemmelmeier, M. (2005). The effects of race and social dominance orientation in simulated juror decision making. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 35, 1030-1045.

Kemmelmeier, M., & Winter, D. G. (submitted). Perceptual distortion in conflict: Perspective taking and the malleability of implicit threat perceptions.

Uz, I., Kemmelmeier, M., & Yetkin, E. (submitted). Effects of Islamist Terror on a Muslim public: Evidence from Turkey in the wake of the November 2003 attacks.

Jambor, E., & Kemmelmeier, M. (forthcoming). When ignorance breeds prejudice: Intergroup contact and perceived threat as antecedents of prejudice against the deaf

 

Social cognition/Judgment and decision making

Girotto, V., Kemmelmeier, M., van der Henst, J.-B., & Sperber, D. (2001). Inept reasoners or pragmatic virtuosos?  Relevance and the deontic selection task. Cognition, 81, B69-B76. [cited 3 times]

Davis, D., Kemmelmeier, M., & Follette, W. C. (2004). Memory for conversation. In Y. I. Noy & W. Karwowski (Eds.), Handbook of human factors in litigation (pp. CRC Press.

Kemmelmeier, M., Bless, H., Schwarz, N., & Bohner, G. (2004). What research participants learn from rewards: A conversational logic analysis of rewarding reasoning performance. Cahiers de Psychologie Cognitive/Current Psychology of Cognition, 22, 267-287.

Kemmelmeier, M. (2004). Separating the wheat from the chaff: Does discriminating between diagnostic and nondiagnostic information eliminate the dilution effect? Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, 17, 231-243.

Hilton, D. J., Kemmelmeier, M., & Bonnefon, J.-F. (2005). Putting ifs to work: Goal-based relevance in conditional directives. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 134, 388-405

Kemmelmeier, M. (in press). Does the dilution effect have a conversational basis? Journal of Language and Social Psychology.

Kemmelmeier, M. (submitted). Group discussion eliminates the dilution effect.

 

Political ideology

Kemmelmeier, M. (1994). Ein Modell der Kommunikation von Psychologie und Politikwissenschaft [A model of communication between psychology and political science]. Zeitschrift für Politische Psychologie, 2, 189-191.

Kemmelmeier, M. (1997). Political orientation and need for cognitive closure in German university students. Journal of Social Psychology, 137, 787-789.

Doty, R., Winter, D. G., Peterson, B., & Kemmelmeier, M. (1997). Authoritarianism and American students’ attitudes about the Gulf war, 1990-1996. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 23, 1133-1145.

Kemmelmeier, M. (2004). Authoritarianism and candidate support in the U.S. presidential elections of 1996 and 2000. Journal of Social Psychology, 144, 218-221.

Kemmelmeier, M., Danielson, C., & Basten, J. (2005). What's in a grade?: Academic success and political orientation. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 31. 1386-1399.

Kemmelmeier, M. Is there a relationship between political orientation and cognitive ability? Revise-and-resubmit, Personality and Individual Differences.

 

Interpersonal violence

Maker, A. H., Kemmelmeier, M., & Peterson, C. (1998). Long term psychological consequences in women of witnessing parental physical conflict and experiencing abuse in childhood. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 13, 574-589.

Maker, A. H., Kemmelmeier, M., & Peterson, C. (1999). Parental sociopathy as a predictor of childhood sexual abuse. Journal of Family Violence, 14, 47-59.

Maker, A. H., Kemmelmeier, M., & Peterson, C. (2001). Childhood sexual abuse and sexual assault in adulthood: A multi-risk model of revictimization. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 14, 351-368.

 

Research ethics

Follette, W. C., Davis, D., & Kemmelmeier, M. (2003). Ideals and realities in the development and practice of informed consent. In W. T. O’Donohue & K. E. Ferguson (Eds.), Handbook of professional ethics for psychologists (pp. 195-226). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Kemmelmeier, M., Davis, D., & Follette, W. C. (2003). Seven “Sins” of misdirection? Ethical controversies surrounding the use of deception in research. In W. T. O’Donohue & K. E. Ferguson (Eds.), Handbook of professional ethics for psychologists (pp. 227-256). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

 

Book reviews

Kemmelmeier, M. (2002). True (altruistic) love is hard to find: A review of “Post, S. G., Underwood, L. G., Schloss, J. P., & Hurlbut, W. B. (Eds.). (2001). Altruism and Altruistic Love: Science, Philosophy, and Religion in Dialogue. New York: Oxford University Press.” Human Nature Review, 2, 331-333. [http://human-nature.com/nibbs/02/love.html]

Kemmelmeier, M. (2002). The vicissitudes of gut feelings: A review of “Myers, D. G (2002). Intuition: Its powers and perils. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press.” Human Nature Review, 2, 525-527. [http://human-nature.com/nibbs/02/myers.html]

Kemmelmeier, M. (2003). Review of “Kim, C. J., (2000). Bitter Fruit: The Politics of Black-Korean Conflict in New York City. Newhaven, CT: Yale University Press.” International Migration Review, 36, 1227-1228.

Kemmelmeier, M. (2003). Rational dynamics of rivalry: A review of "Bound by struggle: The strategic evolution of enduring international rivalries" by Zeev Maoz and Ben D. Mor Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan Press, 2002. Human Nature Review, 3, 314-316.

Kemmelmeier, M. (2003). Review of “Wolf, S. (2000). German minorities in Europe: Ethnic identity and cultural belonging. New York: Berghahn.” International Migration Review, 37, 509.

Kemmelmeier, M. (2003). Family violence for beginners: A review of “Javad H. Kashani and Wesley D. Allan (1998). The impact of family violence on children and adolescents. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.” Sexualities, Evolution and Gender. 5, 51-56.

 

Encyclopedias

Kemmelmeier, M. (in press). Milgram, Stanley (Experiments). In G. Ritzer (Ed.), Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology. Malden, MA: Blackwell.

Kemmelmeier, M. (in press). Zimbardo Prison Experiment. In G. Ritzer (Ed.), Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology. Malden, MA: Blackwell.

Invited talks

Kemmelmeier, M. Agenda setting revisited: Repetition priming varies as a function of political expertise. Department of Psychology, Ohio State University, May, 2000.

Kemmelmeier, M. Symbolic reproduction of a nation: The cultural psychology of being a good American. Department of Psychology, State University of New York at Albany, June, 1999.

Kemmelmeier, M. What’s in an American flag?: National symbols help reinforce cultural values. Department of Psychology, Syracuse University, March, 1998.

Kemmelmeier, M. The self in politics: How social identities help shape perceptions of conflict. Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University, March, 1998.

Symposia

Kemmelmeier, M. (Chair). (2006, August). The cultural dimension of social issues: Implications for well-being and social equality. Symposium at the Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association, New Orleans, LA..

Kemmelmeier, M., & Winter, D. G. (1998, September). Psychological aspects of conflict escalation: The role of identity. In M. Hermann (Chair), New approaches to the study of war and peace. Symposium at the Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, Boston, MA.

Kemmelmeier, M. (1998, August). Identity fusion and fission: Conflicted, compound and compatible identities in ethnopolitical conflict. In P. Suedfeld (Chair), Ethnopolitical warfare. Symposium conducted at the Convention of the International Association of Applied Psychology, San Francisco, CA.

Paper presentations

Kemmelmeier, M. (2006, August). Cultural selves, group interest, and opposition to Affirmative action policies. Paper to be presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association, New Orleans, LA.

Bennett, P., Hayward, D., Kemmelmeier, M., & Twenge, J. (2004, October). Religion and self-esteem: A meta-analysis. Paper at the Annual Conference of the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, Kansas City, MO.

Kemmelmeier, M. (2004, August). What’s in a grade? Academic success and socio-political ideology. Paper at the Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association, San Francisco, CA.

Kemmelmeier, M. (2004, April). Can different racial biases cancel each other out?: The role of social dominance orientation in whites’ simulated juror decision making. Paper at the Annual Meeting of the Rocky Mountain Psychological Association, Reno, NV.

Brown, A., & Kemmelmeier, M. (2002, July). Political Actors and Identities: The Cultural Construction of Whiteness in the U.S. Paper at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the International Society of Political Psychology, Seattle, Washington.

Kemmelmeier, M., & Haag, I. P. (2002, May). Individualism and affirmative action: The interactive nature of self-construals and group interest in shaping perceptions of justice.  Paper at the Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Kemmelmeier, M., & Cameron, J. A. (2001, October). Motivated racial cognition: Power and implicit goals to enhance or attenuate social hierarchy. Informal paper at the Annual Meeting of the Society of Experimental Social Psychology, Spokane, WA.

Hilton, D. J., Bonnefon, J.-F., & Kemmelmeier, M. (2001, June). Pragmatics at Work: Formulation and Interpretation of Conditional Instructions. Paper at the Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, Edinburgh, UK.

Kemmelmeier, M. (2000, August). Individualism and opposition to affirmative action: Evidence from priming experiments. Paper at the Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association, Washington, DC.

Kemmelmeier, M. (2000, July). The agenda setting hypothesis revisited: When priming effects increase with political involvement. Paper at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the International Society of Political Psychology, Seattle, Washington.

Kemmelmeier, M., Cantor, N., Danielson, C., & Basten, J. (2000, July). What you always wanted to know about your GPA in college, but what you never dared to ask: Academic success and the institutional reproduction of sociopolitical ideology. Paper at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the International Society of Political Psychology, Seattle, Washington.

Kemmelmeier, M., Cantor, N., Danielson, C., Basten, J., & Sproeber, N. (2000, May). Pursuing one’s personal identity by being a group member: College students in extracurricular activities. Paper at the Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Kemmelmeier, M. (2000, March). Maintaining the societal order: Hierarchy, prejudice, and discrimination. Paper at the Small Group Meeting “The psychology of domination: Social structure, reproduction and change” of the European Association of Experimental Social Psychology, Grenoble, France.

Kemmelmeier, M. (1999, September). National identity and the reproduction of independent self-construals in the U.S. Paper at the Conference of the Self, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI.

Kemmelmeier, M., & Winter, D. G. (1999, July). One nation, but divisible: American national symbols and discrimination against 'un-American' compatriots. Paper at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the International Society of Political Psychology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Kemmelmeier, M., Janutis, S., & Gloshen, R. L. (1999, April). Who engages in self-enhancement?: Gender, self-construals, and the better-than-average effect. Paper at the Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Kemmelmeier, M., & Cameron, J. A. (1999, April). Power and prejudice: Contextual and individual factors interacting in racial bias. Paper at the Annual Meeting of the British Psychological Society, Belfast, Northern Ireland.

Kemmelmeier, M. (1998, July). What’s in an American flag?: National symbols help reinforce cultural values. Paper at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the International Society of Political Psychology, Montreal, Canada.

Kemmelmeier. M., Cameron, J. A., & Chaiken, S. (1998, July). An experimental test of social dominance theory: The powerèprejudice hypothesis. Paper at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the International Society of Political Psychology, Montreal, Canada.

Thompson, M., Kemmelmeier, M., & Jackson, J. (1998, July). 'Positive Racism' and the Inception of an Afro-German Identity. Paper at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the International Society of Political Psychology, Montreal, Canada.

Kemmelmeier, M., & Winter, D. G. (1997, October). Perceptual distortion in the Gulf crisis: The impact of social identities and roles. Paper at the International Studies Association Midwest Conference, Cleveland, Ohio.

Kemmelmeier, M., & Winter, D. G. (1997, July). Perceiving an enemy: The impact of social identities on one’s construal of the Gulf Crisis. Paper at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the International Society of Political Psychology, Krakow, Poland.

Kemmelmeier, M., Burnstein, G., Peng, K., & Patel, P. (1997, May). When do individualists and collectivists help their community in need?  Paper at the Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Shankman, S., & Kemmelmeier, M. (1997, March). What to do when your candidate is likely to lose: A cognitive dissonance account. Paper at the Annual Meeting of the Michigan Academic of Science and Letters, Grand Rapids, MI.

Karpinski, A., Kemmelmeier, M., & Hilton, J. L. (1997, May). Who is successful in suppressing their stereotypes?  Paper at the Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Kemmelmeier, M., & Bohner, G. (1994, March). Macht schlechte Laune gute DetektivInnen? Der Einfluß von Perspektive, Stimmung und Geschlecht auf die Entlarvung von Betrug [Does bad mood make good detectives? The effects of perspective, affective state, and gender on the identification of cheating]. Paper at the Meeting of Experimental Psychologists, Munich, Germany.

Kemmelmeier, M., & Bohner, G. (1994, January). Macht schlechte Laune scharfsinnig? Der Einfluß von Perspektive, Stimmung und Geschlecht auf die Entlarvung von Betrügern [Does bad mood make you diligent? The effects of perspective, affective state, and gender on the identification of cheaters].  Paper at the Symposium on the methodology of social psychology, Hamburg, Germany.

Kemmelmeier, M. (1993, June). Differentielle Einflüsse von Stimmungen auf das Verstehen von Metaphern [Differential effects of emotional moods on the comprehension of metaphors]. Paper at the Convention of the Social Psychology Division of the German Society of Psychology, Bern, Switzerland.

Kemmelmeier, M., & Fiedler, K. (1993, April). Was ist schematisch an Sprache und Attribution: Reaktionszeitstudien zu Behavior-Trait (Verb-Adjektiv) Inferenzen [What is schematic about language and attribution?  Response time studies on behavior-trait inferences]. Paper at the Meeting of Experimental Psychologists, Münster, Germany.

Woerner, W., Kemmelmeier, M., Röhrkohl, N. & Wilhelm, O. (1992, March). Asymmetrien beim Erkennen dichotischer Betonungsmuster: Hinweise auf strategieabhängige cerebrale Verarbeitung [Asymmetries in the recognition of dichotically presented intonation patterns: Evidence for strategy-dependent cerebral processing]. Paper at the Meeting of Experimental Psychologists, Osnabrück, Germany.

Woerner, W., & Kemmelmeier M. (1991, March). Seitenunterschiede beim Erkennen von Betonungsmustern: Einfluß von Sprachähnlichkeit, Vorerfahrung und Strategie auf cerebrale Asymmetrie [Hemispheric differences at the recognition of intonation patterns: The influence of similarity to language, prior experience, and strategy on cerebral asymmetry]. Paper at the Meeting of Experimental Psychologists, Gießen, Germany.

Woerner, W., & Kemmelmeier M. (1990, September). Wahrnehmen, Erkennen und Unterscheiden von Tonhöhenunterschieden: Vergleich von Sprechern einer Tonsprache mit Nicht-Tonsprachensprechern [Perception, identification, and differentiation of pitch differences: A comparison of tone-language speakers and non-tone language speakers]. Paper at the Convention of the German Society of Psychology, Kiel, Germany.

Poster presentations

Kleyman, K., & Kemmelmeier, M (2006, August). Childhood exposure to domestic violence predicts adult relationship violence: A meta-analysis. Poster to be presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association, New Orleans, LA.

Walton, A. P., & Kemmelmeier, M. (2006, January). Social influences on creativity: Threat, group affiliation, and norms. Poster presented at the Conference of the Society of Personality and Social Psychology, Palm Springs, CA.

Kemmelmeier, M., & Uz, I. (2006, January). Patterns of individualism-collectivism across Europe. Poster presented at the Conference of the Society of Personality and Social Psychology, Palm Springs, CA.

Kemmelmeier, M. (2005, January). Group discussion eliminates the dilution effect. Poster presented at the Conference of the Society of Personality and Social Psychology, New Orleans, LA.

Jambor, E., & Kemmelmeier, M. (2005, January). When ignorance breeds prejudice: Intergroup contact and perceived threat as antecedents of prejudice against the deaf. Poster to be presented at the Conference of the Society of Personality and Social Psychology, New Orleans, LA.

Uz, I., & Kemmelmeier, M. (2005, January). When ingroup deviants create ambivalent identification: The effects of terrorism committed in the name of Islam on the religious identity of Muslims in Turkey. Poster presented at the Conference of the Society of Personality and Social Psychology, New Orleans, LA.

Kemmelmeier, M., Jambor, E., & Letner, J. (2004, June). Individualism and good works: Giving and volunteering across the U.S. Poster presented at the Biannual Convention of the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues, Washington, DC.

Jambor, E., & Kemmelmeier, M. (2004, April). Attitudes toward the Deaf: Examining the structure of prejudice toward an understudied group. Poster presented at the Claremont Symposium of Applied Social Psychology, Claremont, CA.

Uz, I., & Kemmelmeier, M. (2004, January). Sex and Gender Differences in Achievement Motivation: Evidence from Turkey. Poster presented at the Conference of the Society of Personality and Social Psychology, Austin, TX.

Kemmelmeier, M., & Haag, I. P. (2003, February). An ecological analysis of suicide in the U.S.: Gender and life stage moderate the effects of regional culture and social structure. Poster to be presented at the Conference of the Society of Personality and Social Psychology, Universal City, CA.

Anstee, J. L. K., & Kemmelmeier, M. (2003, February). When people change their story: The social perception of actors who vary the causal accounts for their misdeeds. Poster to be presented at the Conference of the Society of Personality and Social Psychology, Universal City, CA.

Kemmelmeier, M., Montgomery, K. M., & Haag, I. P. (2002, June). The “slippery slope” in voluntary euthanasia: Testing social-psychological assumptions of a public policy debate. Poster to be presented at the Biannual Convention of the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Kemmelmeier, M. (2000, June). Individualist self and attitudes toward affirmative action: Evidence from priming experiments. Poster presented at the conference of the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues, Minneapolis, MN.

Maker, A. H., Kemmelmeier, C., & Peterson, C. (2000, April). Childhood sexual abuse and sexual revictimization: A multi-risk model. Poster at the 2000 Western Psychological Association, Portland, OR.

Kemmelmeier, M., & Oyserman, D. (2000, February). “They just like us...”: Salience and meaning of national identity in a longitudinal sample of German exchange students to the U.S. Poster at the Conference of the Society of Personality and Social Psychology, Nashville, TN.

Oyserman, D., & Kemmelmeier, M. (1999, October). Racial-ethnic minority identity schemas moderate stereotype threat. Presentation at the Meeting of the Society of Experimental Social Psychology, St. Louis, MO.

Kemmelmeier, M., & Winter, D. G. (1999, August). One nation, but divisible: American national symbols and discrimination against 'un-American' compatriots. Poster presented at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Boston, MA.

Kemmelmeier, M., Sanchez-Burks, J., Cytron, A., & Coon, H. (1998, August). Individualism and romantic love: A comparison of two hypotheses. Poster presented at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.

Kemmelmeier, M., & Winter, D. G. (1998, August). Power motive distortions in international conflict: Effects of social roles and identities. Poster presented at the conference of the International Association of Applied Psychology, San Francisco, CA.

Coon, H., & Kemmelmeier, M. (1998, June). Being yourself in an individualistic society: Cultural orientations in various ethnic groups in the U.S. Poster presented at the conference of the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues, Ann Arbor, MI.

Kemmelmeier, M., & Winter, D. G. (1998, June). Secure and disrupted attachment to important groups and hostile responses to international conflict. Poster presented at the conference of the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues, Ann Arbor, MI.

Thompson, M., Lightbourn, T., Kemmelmeier, M., & Jackson, J. S. (1998, June). Origins of an Afro-European identity in Germany. Poster presented at the conference of the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues, Ann Arbor, MI.

Cameron, J. A., Kemmelmeier. M., Chaiken, S. (1998, February). Experimental evidence for the powerèprejudice link: Contextual and individual factors interacting in racial bias. Poster presented at the conference of the Eastern Psychological Association, Boston, MA.

Kemmelmeier, M., Peng, K., & Burnstein, E. (1997, August). Individualism and authoritarianism shape attitudes toward euthanasia. Poster presented at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Kemmelmeier, M., Burnstein, E., & Moritomo, K. (1997, May). Individualistic and collectivistic information is not stored independently in memory. Poster presented at the Annual Conference of the American Psychological Society, Washington, D.C.

Kemmelmeier, M., & Oyserman, D. (1997, May). Social identity in transition: A longitudinal study on German exchange students.  Poster presented at the Annual Conference of the American Psychological Society, Washington, D.C.

Kemmelmeier, M., & Oyserman, D. (1997, May). Who benefits from what kind of social comparison?: The role of causal uncertainty in judgments of one’s current  satisfaction and future prospects. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Kemmelmeier, M., & Winter, D. G. (1997, March). Perceiving a threatening enemy: The role of social-psychological identities in the construal of the Gulf crisis. Poster presented at the Annual Convention of the International Studies Association, Toronto, Canada.

Peng, K., Kemmelmeier, M., Burnstein, E., & Manis, M. (1996, May). Individualism, collectivism and inter-ethnic friendships. Poster at the 60th Anniversary Conference of the Society on the Psychological Study of Social Issues, Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Kemmelmeier, M., & Hilton, D. J. (1995, August). Conditionals in context: A pragmatic theory of conditional reasoning. Poster at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, New York, New York.

Kemmelmeier, M., & Oyserman, D. (1995, July). Viewing ourselves in light of others: Gendered social construction of future expectations. Poster at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Society, New York, New York.

Kemmelmeier, M., Bless, H., & Bohner, G. (1995, May). When money backfires: Communicative effects of rewarding better reasoning performance. Poster at the Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, Illinois.

Kemmelmeier, M., Herrmann, P. & Mangold-Allwinn, R. (1992, September). Texte als Bilder: Erinnerung an das Layout von Schriftstücken [Texts as images: Memory for the layout of documents]. Poster at the Convention of the German Society of Psychology, Trier, Germany.

Additional Training in Statistics and Methodology

2002                 Advanced Training Institute in Social Psychology: Using the Internet to conduct Experiments (4 days). California State University Fullerton, sponsored by the National Science Foundation.

2000                 Methods in Cultural Psychology (1 week). Research Center for Group Dynamics, University of Michigan.

1999                 Hierarchical Linear Modeling (4 weeks). Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan

1999                 Generalized Linear Models, brief course (3 days), Center for Statistical Consulting and Research, University of Michigan

1998                 Meta-Analysis, brief course (1 week), ICPSR Summer Program, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan

1993                 Structural Equation Modeling with PRELIS 2 and LISREL, brief course (2 days). Center for Surveys, Methods, and Analyses, Mannheim

1992                 Summer School for Social Science Data Analysis and Collection, University of Essex, England (4 weeks).  Training in regression theory, causal modeling, mathematics for social scientists, and artificial intelligence.

1991-92            Internship at BASF AG, Ludwigshafen (a large chemical company), Computer Technology Division. Assistance with the development of an innovative software interface.

1990-1991         Internship with Dr. Joachim Grabowski, Department of Psychology, University of Mannheim, “Flexibility of cognitive concepts in solving verbal puzzles.”

Additional training in social psychology/social sciences

2003                 Workshop on Quantitative Literacy, Macalester College, St. Paul, MN (3 days).

1994                 Summer school of the European Association of Experimental Social Psychology, Serock, Poland (2 weeks). Seminar on “Stereotyping and categorization”, 1994

1993                                  Summer Institute for Political Psychology, Ohio State University (4 weeks). Extensive training in the field of political psychology.

Memberships in Professional Organizations

American Psychological Association (since 1993)

Society of Personality and Social Psychology (since 1993)

Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (since 1994)

American Psychological Society (since 1995)

European Association of Experimental Social Psychology (since 1995)

International Association of Cross-Cultural Psychology (since 1996)

APA Division 48 Society for the Study of Peace, Conflict and Violence (since 1997)

American Sociological Association (since 2000)

APA Division 49 Group Psychology and Group Psychotherapy (since 2001)

Professional Service

Within the University of Nevada

Statistical consultant, STATLAB, Center for Research Design and Analysis, since 2005

Interim Director of the Interdisciplinary Ph.D. Program in Social Psychology, June 2002

Faculty Advisor to the Social Psychology Club, University of Nevada, since 2002

Annual Assessment Coordinator, Interdisciplinary Ph.D. Program in Social Psychology, University of Nevada, Reno, since 2002

Organizer of Social Psychology Reading Group, Interdisciplinary Ph.D. Program in Social Psychology, University of Nevada, Reno, 2001/2002

Organizer of Social Psychology Brown Bag Series, Interdisciplinary Ph.D. Program in Social Psychology, University of Nevada, Reno, 2001/2002

International Activities Committee, University of Nevada, Reno, 2002-2004

Chair, International Activities Grants Subcommittee, University of Nevada, Reno, 2002

Admissions Committee, Interdisciplinary Ph.D. Program in Social Psychology, University of Nevada, Reno, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005

Qualifying Exams Committee, Interdisciplinary Ph.D. Program in Social Psychology, University of Nevada, Reno, 2002

Judge, Best Paper Award, Graduate Student Association, University of Nevada, 2003

 

Outside of the University of Nevada

Program Co-chair, Division 9/Society of the Psychological Study of Social Issues for the 2006 Annual Meeting of the Annual Psychological Association, New Orleans, LA,

Program Chair, section “Political cognition, public opinion and voting behavior” of the 2004 Annual Scientific Meeting of the International Society of Political Psychology, Lund, Sweden.

Editorial Board, Journal of Articles in Support of the Null Hypothesis, since 2002

Reviewer for Conference Program of Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI) at the Annual Meeting of APA, 2002, 2003.

Governing Council, International Society of Political Psychology (ISPP), 2001-2004

Judge of Graduate Student Posters at the meeting of the Society of Personality and Social Psychology, Universal City, CA, 2003.

Chair of the Junior Scholars Committee, International Society of Political Psychology (ISPP) (1998-2001).

Chair of the Student Committee 1999-2000, Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI).

Reviewer for Student Caucus Student Research Award of the American Psychological Association, 1997

Reviewer for the following granting organization:

            United States-Israel Binational Science Foundation, Estonian Science Foundation

Ad-hoc reviewer for the following professional journals:

British Journal of Psychology, British Journal of Social Psychology, Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, European Journal of Social Psychology, Evolution and Human Behavior, International Journal of Psychology, International Migration Review, International Sociology, Journal of Applied Social Psychology, Journal of Behavioral Decision Making Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Journal of Social Issues, Journal of Social Psychology, Political Communication, Political Psychology, Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, Psychological Reports, Psychological Science, Self & Identity, Sex Roles, Social Behavior and Personality, Social Psychology Quarterly, Social Science and Medicine, Sociological Perspectives, and Zeitschrift für Sozialpsychologie.