Dr. Adrian Rothers

Research Fellow

Contact information

+49 6421 28-23636 adrian.rothers@staff 1 Gutenbergstraße 18
35032 Marburg
G|01 Institutsgebäude (Room: 02042 resp. +2042)

Organizational unit

Philipps-Universität Marburg Psychologie (Fb04) AG Sozialpsychologie, Wirtschaft, Methoden Sozialpsychologie

Office hours

upon agreement

  • Short Biography

    2017-2021 Promotion (Dr. rer. nat.) in Psychology, Philipps-Universität Marburg; Dissertation: „Social worth in difficult conversations and beyond“
    2009-2016 B.Sc. and M.Sc. Psychology, University of Hamburg
    2016 Research intern, SEORG, University of Exeter (UK)
    2015/16 Training in Mediation (AWW at Hamburg University)
    2014-2017 assistant & associate in a DAAD-project mediation training and institutionalization in eastern Europe (Moldova and Ukraine)
    2012 Semester abroad, Universidade de Lisboa (Portugal)
  • Research Interests

    Social worth and conflict de-escalation

    Political disagreements and polarization

    Redistributive taxation

  • Teaching

    • The Psychology of Peace and Conflict: Research Methods (Master FuK/PaC)
    • Classic Studies in Social Psychology (B-SP)
    • Konflikte und Mediation [Conflict and Mediation] (B-BMP)

  • Publications

    Eckerle, F., Rothers, A., Kutlaca, M., Henss, L., Agunyego, W., & Cohrs, J. C. (2023, June 7). Appraisal of male privilege: On the dual role of identity threat and shame in response to confrontations with male privilege. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jesp.2023.104492

    Rothers, A., & Cohrs, J. C. (2023). Felt respect in political discussions with contrary-minded others. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 0(0). https://doi.org/10.1177/02654075231195531

    Rothers, A., & Cohrs, J. C. (2023). What makes people feel respected? Toward an integrative psychology of social worth. Psychological Review, 130(1), 242–259. https://doi.org/10.1037/rev0000393

    Pinquart, M., Rothers, A., Gollwitzer, M., Khosrowtaj, Z., Pietzsch, M., & Panitz, C. (2021). Predictors of coping with expectation violation: An integrative review. Review of General Psychology, 25(3), 321–333. https://doi.org/10.1177/10892680211024123

    Livingstone, A. G., Fernández Rodríguez, L., & Rothers, A. (2020). "They just don't understand us": The role of felt understanding in intergroup relations. Journal of personality and social psychology, 119(3), 633–656. https://doi.org/10.1037/pspi0000221

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