Lic. phil. Livia Keller
Office: 01 062
Department of Psychology
Academic Education and Positions
▪ 2000 – 2002: Studies of psychology and history in Freiburg and Berne (Switzerland) and Jena (Germany)
▪ Since 2008: PhD, subject: „Laypersons’ punishment attitudes in the intergroup context“.
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Mario Gollwitzer Grant by the „Cusanuswerk“
▪ 2008-2010: Several teaching experiences at the University of Koblenz-Landau
▪ 2010: Stay with Kevin Carlsmith at Colgate University, USA
▪ Since June 2011 working for a study of recidivism rates at the correctional facility Kassel II
Laypersons’ punishment motives and punitivity, black sheep effect, third-party punishment, procedural justice
Gollwitzer, M., Keller, L. & Braun, J. (2012). Retributive punishment in a social context. In E. Kals & J. Maes (Eds.), Justice and conflicts: Theoretical and empirical contributions (pp. 169-196). Heidelberg: Springer.
Carlsmith, K. M., Keller, L. B., & Gollwitzer, M. (2011). Looking Forward To Justice: Temporal Orientation Determines Punishment Motivation. Manuscript submitted for publication.
Keller, L., Oswald, M., Stucki, I. & Gollwitzer, M. (2010). A closer look at an eye for an eye: Laypersons’ punishment decisions are primarily driven by retributive motives. Social Justice Research, 23, 99-116.
Gollwitzer, M. & Keller, L. (2010). What you did only matters if you are one of us: Offenders' group membership moderates the effect of criminal history on punishment severity. Social Psychology, 41(1), 20-26.