- Consequences of gender policy interventions
- Preferential treatment of women in personnel selection for leadership positions
- Social perception processes
Education and Degrees
M Sc Psychology, University of Bern, Switzerland
B Sc Psychology, University of Bern, Switzerland
2015 - 2019
Ph.D. student, University of Bern, Department of Social Psychology and Social Neuroscience (with Prof. Sabine Sczesny), Switzerland
2017 - 2018
Visiting Ph.D. student, New York University, Department of Psychology (with Prof. Madeline E. Heilman), USA
2012 - 2015
Research assistant, University of Bern, Department of Personality Psychology, Differential Psychology and Diagnostics (with Prof. Carolyn C. Morf), Switzerland
2014 - 2014
Research assistant, University of North Carolina, Department of Social Psychology (with Prof. Ethan Zell), Greensboro, USA
2010 - 2011
Research assistant, University Hospital Bern, Department of Clinical Research (with Prof. Ernst B. Hunziker), Switzerland
Nater, Christa; Sczesny, Sabine (2016). Affirmative action policies in job advertisements for leadership positions: How they affect women’s and men’s inclination to apply. European journal of social psychology, 46(7), pp. 891-902. Wiley-Blackwell 10.1002/ejsp.2200
Nater, Christa; Zell, Ethan (2015). Accuracy of social perception: An integration and review of meta-analyses. Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 9(9), pp. 481-494. Wiley 10.1111/spc3.12194
Newspaper or Magazine Article
Dorrough, A. R.; Nater, Christa; Leszczyńska, Monika (2018). Die Frauenquote greift in mehreren europäischen Ländern: Was sind die positiven und negativen Nebenwirkungen? (In Press). In-Mind Magazine In-Mind
Sczesny, Sabine; Nater, Christa; Eagly, Alice H. (2019). Agency and communion: Their implications for gender stereotypes and gender identities (In Press). In: Current Issues in Social Psychology. Agency and Communion in Social Psychology (pp. 103-116). Routledge
Conference or Workshop Item
Nater, Christa; Sczesny, Sabine (13 August 2018). Managing gender balance: How policy interventions may increase women’s striving for leadership positions (Unpublished). In: Academy of Management. Chicago, IL. 13.08.2018.
Nater, Christa; Sczesny, Sabine; Heilman, Madeline E. (1 March 2018). Can preferentially selected female leaders impact other women’s leadership inclinations? In: Society for Personality and Social Psychology. Atlanta, GA. 01.03. 2018.
Nater, Christa; Sczesny, Sabine (5 July 2017). Managing diversity at the workplace: Can affirmative action policies increase interest in leadership positions? (Unpublished). In: General Meeting of the European Association of Social Psychology (EASP). Granada, Spain. 05.07.-08.07.2017.
Nater, Christa; Sczesny, Sabine; Rudman, L.; Gustafsson Sendén, M; Sakallı-Uğurlu, N; Lohmore, A. (June 2017). How women and men should (not) be in Norway, Switzerland, Turkey, India, and the U.S. (Unpublished). In: EASP Meeting: Gender Roles in the Future? Theoretical Foundations and Future Research Directions. Berlin, Germany. 24.06.-27.06.2017.
Kocher, D.; Nater, Christa; Sczesny, Sabine (June 2017). Why are men perceived to be unsuitable for work in childcare? (Unpublished). In: EASP Meeting: Gender Roles in the Future? Theoretical Foundations and Future Research Directions. Berlin, Germany. 24.06.-27.06.2017.
Nater, Christa; Kocher, Deborah; Sczesny, Sabine (May 2017). Men’s lack of fit for childcare - A matter of denying childcare competences or of suspecting child abuse? (Unpublished). In: Congress of the European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology (EAWOP). Dublin, Ireland. 17.05.-20.05.2017.
Nater, Christa; Sczesny, Sabine (September 2016). The impact of affirmative action policies on the self-ascribed fit and motivation to apply for leadership positions (Unpublished). In: 50th conference of the German Society for Psychology (DGP). Leipzig, Germany. 18.09.-22.09.2016.
Nater, Christa; Sczesny, Sabine (June 2016). Affirmative action policies for leadership positions? Certain policies may pave the way for female applicants. In: EAWOP Small Group Meeting - "Applicant Behavior". Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands. 30.06-01.07.2016.
Nater, Christa; Sczesny, Sabine (14 April 2016). How policy interventions may enhance women’s striving for leadership positions. In: 31st annual conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP). Anaheim, CA. 14.04-16.04.2016.
Nater, Christa; Sczesny, Sabine (9 September 2015). How quota-based procedures affect the self-ascribed fit and motivation of European women and men striving for leadership positions. In: 14th congress of the Swiss Society for Psychology (SGP). Geneva, Switzerland. 08.-09.09.2015.
Morf, Carolyn; Torchetti, Loredana; Nater, Christa (27 February 2015). How narcissistic self-construction sabotages their relationships: Accuracy and bias in partner perception. In: 16th congress of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology. Long Beach, CA. 26.-28.02.2015.