Dr. Miriam Scheppa-Lahyani

extern research assistant

Theodor-W.-Adorno-Platz 6, PEG, Room 5.G025 
Consultation hours: by arrangement
email: scheppa@psych.uni-frankfurt.de
Phone: +49 (0)69 798-35280


- Career -

Studies in psychology with major subjects Work and Organizational Psychology and Clinical Psychology at Goethe-University Frankfurt (2012-2017). Student assistant in the Department of Research Methods and Evaluation (2013-2017) and in the Department of Work and Organizational Psychology (2017) at Goethe-University Frankfurt. Research Assistant in the Department of Work and Organizational Psychology at Goethe-University Frankfurt from 10/2017 until 02/2023. Executive Search Consultant from 2018 on. Since 2019 self-employed as a consultant in the field of bullying, conflicts and sexual harassment in the workplace. Since 2021 vocational training as a systemic coach.

- Research Interests -

  • Workplace bullying
  • Conflicts at work
  • Questionnaire design
  • Complex multivariate statistics
  • Structural equation modeling

- Teaching -

- Publications and Presentations -


Scheppa-Lahyani, M., Notelaers, G., Baillien, E., & Zapf, D. (2022, July). Escalation and de-escalation of conflicts and bullying at work: A latent class analysis. Presentation at the 15th European Academy of Occupational Health Psychology Conference in Bordeaux, France.

Scheppa-Lahyani, M., Zapf, D., & Gross, C. (2022, June). Effects of workplace bullying components on affective well-being – A multilevel multigroup analysis. Presentation at the Bergen International Symposium on Workplace Bullying and Harassment in Bergen, Norway.


Zapf, D., Escartín, J., Scheppa-Lahyani, M., Einarsen, S., Hoel, H., & Vartia, M. (2020). Empirical findings on prevalence and risk groups of bullying in the workplace. In S. Einarsen, H. Hoel, D. Zapf, & C. L. Cooper (Eds.), Bullying and harassment in the workplace: Theory, research and practice (3rd Ed., pp. 105-162). Boca Raton: CRC Press.


Holz, M., Zapf, D., & Scheppa-Lahyani, M. (2019). Teamarbeit, soziale Konflikte und Mobbing. In F. Knieps & H. Pfaff (Hrsg.), Psychische Gesundheit und Arbeit. BKK Gesundheitsreport 2019 (S. 231-238). MWV & BKK.
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Scheppa-Lahyani, M., Escartín, J., & Zapf, D. (2019, May). Are you threatening me? The conceptualization of a Conflict Escalation Questionnaire. Presentation at the 19th conference of the European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology in Turin, Italy.