Elisabeth Höhne

Elisabeth Höhne
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Institute of Education


  • Formal Education

    Higher Education

    10/ 2015 - 03/ 2018


    Freie Universität Berlin

    M.Sc. Psychology: Clinical and Health Psychology (Final Grade: 1,1)

    Master Thesis: „Social belonging as predictor of dropout intentions among first-year students of the computer sciences – A longitudinal study"

    Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Lysann Zander, Prof. Dr. Bettina Hannover (Grade: 1,0)

    08/ 2016 - 12/ 2016


    New York University Berlin

    Course in Social Psychology (Final Grade: A)

    10/ 2011 - 09/ 2015


    International Psychoanalytic University Berlin

    B.A. in Psychology (Final Grade: 1,1)

    Bachelor Thesis: „Erweiterung und Validierung der Passive Separation Anxiety Task for Children als Messinstrument für bindungsrelevante Untersuchungen im fMRI“

    Supervisors: PD Dr. Tamara Fischmann, Prof. Dr. Dr. Horst Kächele (Grade: 1,0)

     School Education

    08/ 2002 - 06/ 2010

    Theodor-Fontane-Gymnasium Strausberg


    09/ 2007 - 12/ 2007


    Oswestry School

    Four months temporary school stay, United Kingdom

  • Professional Career
    09/ 2020 - present

    New York University Berlin

    Lecturer in Social Psychology    

    09/ 2019 - 08/ 2020

    New York University Berlin

    Teaching Assistant in Social Psychology

    03/ 2018 - present                                  

    Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Universität Hannover

    Researcher and doctoral student at the Division of Empirical Education Research (Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Lysann Zander)

    09/ 2017 - 02/ 2018

    Freie Universität Berlin

    Project coordinator and research assistant at the Division of School and Teaching Research (Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Bettina Hannover, Dr. habil. Lysann Zander)

    04/ 2017 - 08/ 2017

    Freie Universität Berlin

    Research intern at the Division of School and Teaching Research (Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Bettina Hannover, Dr. habil. Lysann Zander)

    04/ 2016 - 02/ 2018

    Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy

    Student assistant in the child and adolescents psychotherapy practice of Dipl.-Psych. Carsta Ines Schellenberger

    04/ 2016 - 07/ 2016

    Freie Universität Berlin

    Research assistant in the project „Affective Forecasting in Depression“ at the Division of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy (Supervisor: Dr. Ulrike Zetsche)

    03/ 2016 - 12/ 2016

    Freie Universität Berlin

    Active member in the initiative „Diagnostics Across Borders“ at the Division of Diagnostic, Differential and Personality Psychology (Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Stefan Krumm)

    04/ 2014 - 09/ 2014

    HELIOS Klinikum Berlin-Buch

    Clinical intern in the child and adolescent psychiatry (Supervisors: Dipl.-Psych. Carsta Ines Schellenberger, Dr. Rüdiger Stier)

    04/ 2013 - 12/ 2014


    Research assistant in the project “NeuroBind - Neural Correlates of different Attachment Styles in Children” (Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Marianne Leuzinger-Bohleber, PD Dr. Tamara Fischmann)

    04/ 2013 - 09/ 2014

    Vivantes Clinic Berlin-Neukölln

    Student employee for the project „First Steps - An Integration Project for Infants with a Migrant Background” in cooperation with the Sigmund-Freud-Institute (Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Marianne Leuzinger-Bohleber, Dipl.-Psych. Korinna Fritzemeyer)

    02/ 2013 - 04/ 2013


    Research intern within the project “EVA – Evaluation of Two Prevention Programs with High-Risk Children in Kindergarten” (Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Marianne Leuzinger-Bohleber, PD Dr. Tamara Fischmann)

    11/ 2012 - 09/ 2015


    International Psychoanalytic University

    Extracurricular tutoring in „General Psychology“ and “Bio- and Neuropsychology” 

    2012 - 2013


    Max Planck UCL Centre for Computational Psychiatry and Ageing Research, Centre Site Berlin

    Research intern within the project “Intra-Person Neural Dynamics Across the Lifespan” (Supervisors: Dr. Douglas Garrett, Prof. Dr. Ulman Lindenberger)

    06/ 2012 - 10/ 2012


    International Psychoanalytic University

    Research intern within the project „The Effectiveness of Pedagogic Interventions: The Cognitive Changes in Delinquent Adolescents”, in cooperation with the Bernstein Centre for Computational Neuroscience (Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Svenja Taubner, Prof. Dr. Dr. Gerhard Roth, Prof. Dr. John-Dylan Haynes)

  • International Experience
    08/ 2019

    Stanford University

    Summer Institute in Political Psychology (Director: Prof. Dr. Jon Krosnick), USA

    10/ 2016 - 03/ 2017                       


    National Model United Nations

    Head Delegate of the "Freie Universität Berlin". Distinction for “Outstanding Position Paper” in the United Nations Environment Assembly and “Distinguished Delegation”  of the Republic of Malta. Preparation in Berlin, UN-briefings and conference in New York City, USA (Final grade: 18 points grading scale Jura/ 1,0)

    01.08. - 11.08. 2016


    Birzeit University

    International Summer Work Camp, Palestine 

    23.07. - 30.07.2016


    Ilia State University

    Summer School “Mental Health, Mass Trauma and Problems of Migrants”, Georgia

    30.04. - 07.05. 2016


    Danylo Halytsky Lviv National Medical University

    DAAD-funded research trip with Prof. Dr. Dr. Horst Kaechele to Prof. Dr. Oleksandr Filts, Ukraine

    08/ 2015 - 09/ 2015


    Hebrew University of Jerusalem

    Participation at the DAAD-funded student exchange „Trauma, Memory and Trust: Intercultural and intellectual psychoanalytic experience“, Israel

    07/ 2013 - 10/ 2013


    University of Cape Town

    DAAD-Scholarship “PROMOS” for a study and research stay at the Department of Psychology, South Africa (Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Mark Solms)

  • Memberships
    • International Society of Political Psychology (ISPP)
    • United Nations Association of Germany (DGVN)
    • European Association of Social Psychology (EASP)
  • Ad-hoc Reviews for Journals
    • European Journal of Higher Education
    • European Journal of Psychology of Education
    • Frontiers in Psychology
    • Zeitschrift für empirische Hochschulforschung
    • Zeitschrift für Entwicklungspychologie und Pädagogische Psychologie
    • Zeitschrift für Erziehungswissenschaft