Dr. Yasemin Z. Varol (neé Türktorun)


Dr. Yasemin Z. Varol (neé Türktorun)

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

Tel.: +49-(0)69-798-35365
Mail: varol@psych.uni-frankfurt.de

Consultation hours: by appointment

Curriculum Vitae

Educational Qualifications

  • 04/2021: Doctorate (Dr. phil.) at the Goethe University Frankfurt/Main
  • 01/2017: Master in Psychology with focus on Work & Organizational Psychology & Clinical Psychology at Goethe University Frankfurt/Main
  • 06/2014: Bachelor in Psychology at the Goethe-University Frankfurt/Main


  • 09/2016: Certification for job-related aptitude assessment according to DIN 33430, Professional Association of German Psychologists.

Employment History

  • Since 03/2017: Research assistant at the Chair of Psychology of Teaching and Learning in Adulthood, Goethe-University Frankfurt/Main
  • 01/2012 - 12/2016: Student assistant at the Institute of Educational Psychology, Goethe University Frankfurt/Main; work unit Psychology of Teaching and Learning in Adulthood
  • 05/2013 - 12/2013: Working student in the Department of Pediatric Psychosomatics and Psychotherapy at the LMU - Klinikum München

Memberships in Committees, Organizations, etc.

  • Mentorship with Prof. Isabel Rothe (President of the Federal Institute for Occupational Safety and Health [BAuA])
  • Alumni-Netz Psychologie e.V., Goethe University Frankfurt/Main
  • European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology (EAWOP)

Scholarships and Awards

  • Since 01/2017: Scholarship holder in the GEH DEINEN WEG program of the Deutschlandstiftung Integration.
  • 01/2015: 1st place - Best Bachelor Thesis with Methodology, Award of the Methodology Center, Goethe-University Frankfurt/Main
  • 12/2011 - 12/2016: Scholarship holder of the German National Academic Foundation
  • 10/2011 - 09/2012: German Scholarship of the Goethe-University Frankfurt/Main

Research Interests

  • Teacher health: conditions and consequences of occupational stress
  • Psychological detachment: Importance of mental switching off in prospective and practicing teachers
  • Diary studies: Recording daily resources and stressors in the teaching profession