Prof. Dr. Mareike Kunter

  Kunter

Director

Schulisches Lehren und Lernen

Teacher and Teaching Quality

Rostocker Straße 6
60323 Frankfurt am Main

+49 (0)69-24708-350

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Projects

Publications

Curriculum Vitae

Academic and Professional Career

Since 5/2020
Director at the Department Teacher and Teaching Quality at the DIPF| Leibniz-Institute for Research and Information in Education & Professor for Empirical Educational Research with a Focus on Professional Behaviors of Educators at Goethe University Frankfurt
2010 2020
Full Professor of Educational Psychology at Goethe University Frankfurt
2008
Habilitation in Psychology at Free University Berlin
2004 2010
Research Scientist at Max Planck Institute for Human Development Berlin, Center for Educational Research
2004
Dr. phil. (PhD equivalent) in Psychology at Free University Berlin
1999 2004
Pre-Doctoral Fellow at Max Planck Institute for Human Development Berlin, Center for Educational Research
1999
Diploma (Master equivalent) in Psychology at the University of Würzburg
1992 1999
University Study: Psychology Diploma at the University of Würzburg
1995 1996
Erasmus exchange year at Trinity College Dublin

Honors/Awards

2019
Scientist of the Year-Award from the Alfons and Gertrud-Kassel-Stiftung
2018
Ranked as #3 in a list of top-producing female authors in Educational Psychology 2009 – 2016
2018
Named as one of the top 5 female educational researchers in the world in a survey of educational researchers by the American Educational Research Association (AERA) and the European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction (EARLI)
2016
Ranked as one of the most productive authors in several educational psychology journals for the period from 2009-2014 in the journal Educational Psychology Review

Current work and research priorities

  • Classroom instruction
  • Teachers’ professional competence and professional development
  • Evaluation of educational programs
  • Motivation in school

Contributions to External Expert Groups

  • since 2021 Member of the Board of Trustees of the Hector Stiftungen
  • since 2021 Co-Editor of the Zeitschrift für Erziehungswissenschaft
  • since 2021 Vice President of the Gesellschaft für Empirische Bildungsforschung (GEBF; Society for Empirical Educational Research)
  • 2017–2020 President of the Gesellschaft für Empirische Bildungsforschung
  • since 2016 Member of the Advisory Board of the School of Education University Tübingen
  • since 2015 Research Fellow of the DIPF | Leibniz Institute for Research and Information in Education
  • since 2015 Deputy Speaker and Member of the Scientific Board of the IDeA Research Center in Frankfurt; further information www.idea-frankfurt.eu/en/
  • since 2010 Program director of the section “Professionalization of Educators” at the IDeA Research Center in Frankfurt
  • since 2010 Member of the Board of Directors as well as several other committees at the Institute of Psychology, member of four appointment committees at the Goethe university, since 2015 Member of the ABL Council
  • 2013 2017 External member of the Senatsausschuss Wettbewerb of the Leibniz Association (Senate Competition Committee to evaluate research funding applications)
  • 2011 2015 Managing director of the Department of Educational Psychology at Goethe University Frankfurt
  • 2011 2015 Deputy managing director of the Institute for Psychology at Goethe University Frankfurt
  • 2012 2013 Member of the “Expert panel on the Development for Teacher Education” of the Ministries of Science and Education in the state of Baden-Wuerttemberg
  • 2011 Member of the Instrument Development Expert Group for the OECD’s “Teaching and Learning International Survey (TALIS)”
  • 2006 Member of the expert group “Mathematics tasks” for the development of educational standards in elementary school (headed by the IQB Berlin)
  • 2003 2004 Member of the national expert group “Conditions of mathematics learning/mathematics instruction” in PISA 2003
last modified Nov 16, 2021