Dr. Julia Mendzheritskaya


Dr. Julia Mendzheritskaya

PEG, Room 5.G166, 5th floor, 
Theodor-W.-Adorno-Platz 6
60629 Frankfurt am Main

Tel.: +49-(0)69-798-35389
Mail: mendzheritskaya@psych.uni-frankfurt.de

Consultation hours: by appointment

Curriculum Vitae

Educational Qualifications

  • Doctorate (Dr. phil.) at Rostov State University (Russia)
  • 1995-1998: Doctoral studies at Rostov State University (Russia) Doctoral thesis on "Communication styles and characteristics of empathy reaction in conflict situations".
  • 1990-1995: Studies of psychology at Rostov State University (Russia)


  • 1995-1999: Training psychodrama assistant at the Moreno Institute for Psychodrama, Sociometry and Group Psychotherapy Edenkoben/Überlingen

Employment History

  • Since 08/2015: Research assistant at the Interdisciplinary College of Higher Education Didactics (IHK), Chair of Psychology of Teaching and Learning in Adulthood, Goethe- University Frankfurt am Main
  • 12/2011 - 07/2015: Scientific Coordinator of the Methodological Center Social Sciences, BL-Project "Strong Start into Studies", Goethe-University Frankfurt am Main
  • 09/2009 - 11/2011: Lecturer for special tasks at the Institute of Psychology (Department of Psychological Methodology, Diagnostics and Evaluation), FernUniversität in Hagen, Germany
  • 03/2003 - 08/2009: Research Assistant at the Chair of Educational Psychology, Institute of Psychology, Dortmund University of Technology
  • 01/2002 - 02/2003: Lecturer at the Institute of Psychology, Dortmund University of Technology
  • 09/2000 - 09/2001: Research Assistant at the Chair of Social Psychology, Faculty of Psychology, Rostov State University (Russia)
  • 09/1998 - 08/2000: Research Assistant at the Department of Political Science and Sociology, Institute of Continuing Education, Rostov State University (Russia)

Memberships in Committees, Organizations, etc.

  • International Association of Cross-Cultural Psychology
  • German Society for Psychology
  • European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction (EARLI)
  • Russian Society for Psychology

Research Interests

  • Emotional display rules in teaching/learning processes
  • Continuing education in higher education
  • Promotion of cultural awareness in teacher education
  • Digitalized teaching/learning formats in the higher education context
  • Individual differences in empathy skills (comparative cultural perspective)
  • Academic success and satisfaction