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Dr. Julia Tetzner

Academic staff

Educational structures and pathways

Educational Governance

Warschauer Straße 34-38
10243 Berlin

+49 (0)30-293360-81



Curriculum Vitae

Professional activities

Current work and research priorities

  • Trajectories, patterns and influential factors in psychosocial and academic development in adolescence and early adulthood
  • Interplay of risk factors and protective factors
  • Resilience in developmental processes


Selected Publications

  • Tetzner, J., Becker, M. & Maaz, K. (2016). Development in Multiple Areas of Life in Adolescence: Interrelations between Academic Achievement, Perceived Peer Acceptance, and Self-Esteem. International Journal of Behavioral Development. Online first access. doi: 10.1177/0165025416664432
  • Tetzner, J., Becker, M., & Baumert, J. (2016). Still doing fine? The interplay of negative life events and self-esteem during young adulthood. European Journal of Personality, 30, 358-373. doi: 10.1002/per.2066
  • Tetzner, J., & Schuth, M. (2016). Anxiety in Late Adulthood: Associations with Gender, Education, and Physical and Cognitive Functioning. Psychology and Aging, 31, 532-544. doi: 10.1037/pag0000108
  • Tetzner, J., & Becker, M. (2015). How Being an Optimist Makes a Difference: The Protective Role of Optimism in Adolescent‘s Adjustment to Parental Separation. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 6 (3), 325-333. doi: 10.1177/1948550614559605
  • Becker, M., Neumann, M., Tetzner, J., Böse, S., Knoppick, H., Maaz, K., Baumert, J., & Lehmann, R. (2014). Is Early Ability Grouping Good for High-Achieving Students’ Psychosocial Development? Effects of the Transition Into Academically Selective Schools. Journal of Educational Psychology, 106 (2), 555-568. doi: 10.1037/a0035425
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