Prof. Dr. Rolf van Dick (范堤克)


Prof. Dr Rolf van Dick (范堤克)

Chair of Social Psychology Department

Vice President, Goethe University


Goethe Universität · Institut für Psychologie · Abt. Sozialpsychologie
Hauspostfach 74 · 60323 Frankfurt

Campus Westend · Theodor-W.-Adorno-Platz 6 · 60323 Frankfurt
Gebäude PEG · Raum 5.G029

Phone: +49 (0)69 798-35285

Office hour:

Thursday, 9-10 am

„Because my obligations as vice president, I am currently not accepting any PhD students“


  • Appointment for Fellow of the International Association of Applied Psychology (IAAP)
  • Winner of the YAVIS-Price 2016, awarded by the students for the best teaching.
  • Prof. Dr. Rolf van Dick has been chosen as an Outstanding Reviewer for the Journal of Managerial Psychology in the Emerald Literati Network 2014 Awards for Excellence.

Research Interests:

  • Inter- and intragroup processes
  • Applications of social identity theory in organizational fields such as diversity
  • Leadership
  • Mergers
  • Teamwork

Selected Publications:

  • Van Dick, R., Lemoine, J.E., Steffens, N.K., Kerschreiter, R., Akfirat, S.A., Avanzi, L., Dumont, K., Epitropaki, O., Fransen, K., Giessner, S., Gonzáles, R., Kark, R., Lipponen, J., Markovits, Y., Monzani, L., Orosz, G., Pandey, D., Roland-Lévy, C., Schuh, S.C., Sekiguchi, T., Song, L.J., Stouten, J., Tatachari, S., Valdenegro, D., van Bunderen, L., Vörös, V., Wong, S.I., Zhang, X-a., & Haslam, S.A. (2018). Identity leadership going global: Validation of the Identity Leadership Inventory across 20 countries. Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, 91, 697-728. DOI: 10.1111/joop.12223
  • Bracht, E.M., Junker, N.M., & Van Dick, R. (2018). Exploring the social context of self-leadership—Self-Leadership-Culture. Journal of Theoretical Social Psychology, 2, 119-130.
  • Baethge, A., Vahle-Hinz, T., Schulte-Braucks, J., & Van Dick, R. (2018). A Matter of Time? Challenging and hindering effects of time pressure on work engagement. Work & Stress, 32, 228-247.
  • Schlögel, U, Stegmann, S., Maedche, A. & Van Dick, R. (2018). Age stereotypes in distributed software development: The impact of culture on age-related performance expectations. Information and Software Technology, 97, 146-162.
  • Schuh, S.C., Zhang, X-a., Tian, P., Morgeson, F. & Van Dick, R. (2018). Are you really doing good things in your boss’s eyes? Interactive effects of subordinate innovative behavior and leader-member-exchange on supervisor ratings of job performance. Human Resource Management, 57, 397-409.  DOI: 10.1002/hrm.21851
  • Schlögel, U., Stegmann, S., Maedche, A. & Van Dick, R. (2018). Age stereotypes in agile software development – an empirical study on performance expectations. Information Technology & People, 31, 41-62. DOI:10.1108/ITP-07-2015-0186.
  • Van Dick, R., Ciampa, V., & Liang, S. (2018). Shared identity in organizational stress and change. Current Opinion in Psychology, 23, 20-25.
  • Steffens, N.K., Haslam, S.A., Schuh, S.C., Jetten, J., & Van Dick, R. (2017). A meta-analytic review of social identification and health in organizational contexts. Personality and Social Psychology Review, 21, 305-335. doi: 10.1177/1088868316656701
  • Van Dick, R., Ketturat, C., Häusser, J.A., & Mojzisch, A. (2017). Two sides of the same coin and two routes for improvement: Integrating resilience and the social identity approach to well-being and ill-health. Health Psychology Open, 4, 1-6.
  • Ketturat, C., Frisch, J.U., Ullrich, J., Häusser, J.A., Van Dick, R., & Mojzisch, A. (2016). Disaggregating within- and between-person effects of social identification on subjective and endocrinological stress reactions in a real-life stress situation. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 42, 147-160. DOI: 10.1177/0146167215616804
  • Tavares, S., Van Knippenberg, D., & Van Dick, R. (2016). Organizational Identification and “Currencies of Exchange”: Integrating Social Identity and Social Exchange Perspectives. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 46, 34-45.



Rita Friedrich

5th Floor, Theodor-W.-Adorno-Platz 6, Room 5.G.028
Phone: +49 (0)69 798-35278

Office hours:
Mo. - Thu.  09:00 - 11:30, 14:00 - 15:30 or on appointment.


Goethe-Universität Frankfurt
Institut für Psychologie
Abteilung Sozialpsychologie
PEG, Hauspostfach 74
Grüneburgplatz 1
60323 Frankfurt am Main

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