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

Next office hours:

9.5., 8.45-9.45 

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27.6., 9-10 

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  • 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:

  • 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.
  • Frisch, J. U., Häusser, J. A., van Dick, R., & Mojzisch, A. (2015). The social dimension of stress: Experimental manipulations of social support and social identity in the Trier Social Stress Test. Journal of Visualized Experiments, (105), e53101, doi:10.3791/53101.
  • Lupina-Wegener, A., Schneider, S.C., & Van Dick, R. (2015). The role of outgroups in constructing a shared identity: a longitudinal study of a subsidiary merger in Mexico. Management International Review, 55, 677-705.  doi:10.1007/s11575-015-0247-6
  • Zhang, X-a., Li, N., Ullrich, J., & Van Dick, R. (2015). Getting everyone on board: The effect of differentiated transformational leadership by CEOs on top management team effectiveness and leader-rated firm performance. Journal of Management, 41, 1898-1933.
  • Steffens, N.K., Schuh, S.C., Haslam, S.A., Perez, A., & Van Dick, R. (2015). Being “of the group” or “for the group”: How followership is shaped by leaders’ prototypicality and group identification. European Journal of Social Psychology45, 180-190. doi:10.1002/ejsp.2088
  • Junker, N.M., & Van Dick, R. (2014). Implicit theories in applied organizational settings: A systematic review and research agenda. The Leadership Quarterly25, 1154-1173.  doi:10.1016/j.leaqua.2014.09.002



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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