Sozialpsychologie und Soziale Neurowissenschaft

Team Prof. Dr. Sabine Sczesny (Extraordinaria)

Dr. Michèle Kaufmann

Psychology

Telefon
+41 31 631 56 36
E-Mail
michele.kaufmann@psy.unibe.ch
Büro
A 340
Postadresse
Universität Bern
Institut für Psychologie
Abteilung Sozialpsychologie und Soziale Neurowissenschaft
Fabrikstrasse 8
3012 Bern / Schweiz
Sprechstunde
nach Vereinbarung
  • Stereotyping, Prejudice and Social Discrimination
  • Person Perception
  • Well-being and Health
  • Personnel Selection
  • Diversity Management

Education and Degrees

2014
Ph. D. Psychology, University of Bern, Switzerland
2009
M Sc Psychology, University of Bern, Switzerland
2007
B Sc Psychology, University of Bern, Switzerland

Academic Positions

10/2015 - 12/2015
Visiting Research Associate, Brandeis University, Boston/Waltham - Collaboration with Prof. Dr. Leslie Zebrowitz
01/2015 - present
Research Associate, University of Lausanne, HEC, Department of Organizational Behavior, Swiss National Science Foundation Project «Looking too old or being too old? The impact of objective age and age appearance at hiring» (SNSF; 100014_15652)
03/2014 - present
Research Associate, Institute of Social Psychology and Social Neuroscience, Institute of Psychology, University of Bern, Switzerland
10/2009 - 02/2014
Research Associate, Institute of Social Psychology, University of Bern, Swiss National Science Foundation Project «Striving for powerful positions – prescriptive and proscriptive gender norms as stress triggers?» (SNSF; PDFMP1_137144 / 1 – ProDoc)
08/2013 - 12/2013
Visiting Research Associate, Northwestern University, Chicago/Evanston - Collaboration with Prof. Dr. Alice Eagly
03/2006 - 09/2009
Research Assistant, Institute of Social Psychology, University of Bern

Journal Article

Kaufmann, Michèle Céline; Krings, Franciska; Sczesny, Sabine (2015). Looking too old? How an older age appearance reduces chances of getting hired. British journal of management, 27(4), pp. 727-739. Blackwell Publishing 10.1111/1467-8551.12125

Book Section

Krings, Franciska; Kaufmann, Michèle (2015). Diversity Management trainieren. In: Genkova, Petia; Ringeisen, Tobias (eds.) Handbuch Diversity Kompetenz: Perspektiven und Anwendungsfelder. Springer NachschlageWissen (pp. 1-10). Wiesbaden: Springer Fachmedien 10.1007/978-3-658-08003-7_33-1

Conference or Workshop Item

Kaufmann, Michèle; Sczesny, Sabine; Messerli-Bürgy, Nadine; Rudman, Laurie (6 January 2016). Striving for Leadership Positions: Explaining Women’s and Men’s Diverging Self-Appraisal (Unpublished). In: 3rd Israel Organizational Behavior Conference. Tel Aviv, Israel. 06.-08.01.2016.

Kaufmann, Michèle; Sczesny, Sabine; Messerli-Bürrgy, Nadine; Rudman, Laurie (8 September 2015). Striving for Powerful Positions: Gender Norms as Stress Triggers (Unpublished). In: 14th Congress of the Swiss Psychological Society. Geneva, Switzerland. 08.-09.09.2015.

Kaufmann, Michèle; Krings, Franciska; Sczesny, Sabine (22 May 2015). Mechanisms that Underlie Detrimental Effects of Age Appearance on Hiring (Unpublished). In: 17th Conference of European Association of Work & Organisational Psychology. Oslo, Norway. 20.-23.05.2015.

Kaufmann, Michèle (April 2015). Assets and Drawbacks of Older Age in the Workplace from a Psychological Perspective (Unpublished). In: Groupement Romand de Médecine, d'Hygiène, et autres spécialistes de la Sécurité au Travail. Geneva, Switzerland.

Steiner, Rebekka; Kaufmann, Michèle (October 2012). Unconscious Bias (Unpublished). In: Accenture Swiss Cross Gender Networking Event. Zurich, Switzerland.

Kaufmann, M. C.; Sczesny, S.; Krings, F. (April 2012). Category- and Feature-based Age Stereotyping: Consequences for Hiring Decisions (Unpublished). In: 27th Annual Conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology. San Diego. 26.-28.04.2012.

Kaufmann, Michèle; Krings, Francisca; Sczesny, Sabine (2011). The impact of age-related facial and extra-facial features on hiring decisions. In: 12th Congress of the Swiss Psychological Society (SGP), Fribourg, Switzerland.

Kaufmann, Michèle; Krings, Francisca; Sczesny, Sabine (2011). Feature-based age stereotyping: Consequences for hiring decisions (Unpublished). In: 16th General Meeting of European Association of Social Psychology (EASP), Stockholm,Sweden.

Kaufmann, Michèle; Krings, Francisca; Sczesny, Sabine (2011). Age bias in hiring decisions: The impact of age-related facial and extra-facial features. In: 15th Conference of European Association of Work and Organisational Psychology, Maastricht, Netherlands.