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Christine Emmer

Christine Emmer, M.Sc.
Research Assistant and Doctoral Student
University of Mannheim
School of Social Sciences
L 13, 17 – Room 411
68161 Mannheim
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  • Education and academic career 

    since 08/2018

    University of Mannheim

    Research Assistant and Doctoral Candidate

    Health Psychology Lab, Prof Dr Jutta Mata and

    Mannheim Centre for European Social Research, Prof Dr Frank Kalter

     

    02/2021 – 01/2022

    University of Mannheim

    Postgraduate Teaching Assistant

    General Sociology Lab, University of Mannheim, Prof Dr Frank Kalter

     

    09/2016 – 11/2018

    University of Mannheim

    M.Sc. Psychology

    Majors: Clinical and Cognitive Psychology

    Thesis awarded with the „Otto-Selz-Prize“ 2019 for the best Master’s thesis in Psychology (funded by Rationale Altruisten Mannheim)

     

    02/2018 – 06/2018

    University of Tartu, Estonia

    Semester Abroad

     

    10/2012 – 09/2016

    Universität Koblenz-Landau

    B. Sc. Psychology

  • Research interests

    Dissertation Topic

    Social Integration, Health Behavior, and Well-Being Among Individuals with Migration Background

     

    Further Research Interests

    Social determinants and consequences of health behavior

    Migration and social integration

    Stigma and social discrimination

    Resilience research

    Systematic reviews and meta-analytical methods

  • Publications and conference contributions

    Publications

    Emmer, C., Bosnjak, M., & Mata, J. (2020). The association between weight stigma and mental health: a meta-analysis. Obesity Reviews. https://doi.org/10.1111/obr.12935 

     

    Conferences

    Emmer, C., Kalter, F., & Mata, J. (2021). Cultural identity and health behaviors – an investigation of adolescents with diverse backgrounds in Europe
    Presentation given at the 15th Congress of the Division of Health Psychology of the German Society for Psychology (DGPs). Digital Conference.

    Emmer, C., Kalter, F., & Mata, J. (2021). Cultural identity and health behaviors – an investigation of adolescents with diverse backgrounds in Europe
    Presentation given at the 4th International CILS4EU User Conference. Digital Conference.

    Emmer, C., Kalter, F., & Mata, J. (2021). What you do is who you are: Do health behaviors matter for cultural identity formation, and why is it important?
    Presentation given at the 35th Conference of the European Health Psychology Society (EHPS). Digital Conference.

    Emmer, C., Kalter, F., & Mata, J. (2021). What you do is who you are: Do health behaviors matter for cultural identity formation, and why is it important?
    Presentation given at the ISBNPA XChange Initiative of the International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity (ISBNPA). Digital Conference.

    Emmer, C., Kalter, F., & Mata, J. (2020). Associations of cultural identity with health behaviors and health outcomes.
    Presentation given at the digital Conference of the International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity (ISBNPA). Digital Conference.

    Emmer, C., Bosnjak M., & Mata, J. (2019). The relation between overweight, weight-stigma, and well-being: A meta-analysis. Presentation given at the 14th Congress of the Division of Health Psychology of the German Society for Psychology (DGPs).
    Greifswald, Germany.

    Emmer, C., Bosnjak M., & Mata, J. (2019). The relation between overweight, weight-stigma, and well-being: A meta-analysis. Presentation given at the 33rd Conference of the European Health Psychology Society (EHPS).
    Dubrovnik, Croatia.

    Emmer, C., Bosnjak M., & Mata, J. (2019). A meta-analysis of the relation between weight stigma, mental health and well-being. Presentation given at the 8th Workshop for Doctoral Students in Experimental Psychology (A-Dok).

    Mannheim, Germany.

    Emmer, C., Bosnjak M., & Mata, J. (2019). The relation between overweight, weight-stigma, and well-being: A meta-analysis. Presentation given at the 14th Congress of the Division of Health Psychology of the German Society for Psychology (DGPs).
    Greifswald, Germany.

    Emmer, C., Bosnjak M., & Mata, J. (2019). The relation between overweight, weight-stigma, and well-being: A meta-analysis. Presentation given at the 33rd Conference of the European Health Psychology Society (EHPS).
    Dubrovnik, Croatia.

    Emmer, C., Bosnjak M., & Mata, J. (2019). A meta-analysis of the relation between weight stigma, mental health and well-being. Presentation given at the 8th Workshop for Doctoral Students in Experimental Psychology (A-Dok). Mannheim, Germany.

  • Courses

    Spring 2022 | Research Project Seminar: Theory and Application of Health Psychology Research; M.Sc. Psychology, University of Mannheim

    Spring 2022 | Focus Areas of Clinical Psychology: Health Behavior Change; B.Sc. Psychology, University of Mannheim

    Fall 2021 | Cognitive Foundations of Clinical Psychology: Health Behaviors and Psychopathology; M.Sc. Psychology, University of Mannheim

    Fall 2021 | Fundamentals of Sociology; B.A. Sociology, University of Mannheim

    Spring 2021 | Focus Areas of Sociology: Migration and Health; B.A. Sociology, University of Mannheim

    Spring 2020 | Research Project Seminar: Theory and Application of Health Psychology Research; M.Sc. Psychology, University of Mannheim

    Spring 2020 | Focus Areas of Clinical Psychology: Health Behavior Change; B.Sc. Psychology, University of Mannheim

    Fall 2019 | Cognitive Foundations of Clinical Psychology: Health Behaviors and Psychopathology; M.Sc. Psychology, University of Mannheim

    Spring 2019 | Research Project Seminar: Theory and Application of Health Psychology Research; M.Sc. Psychology, University of Mannheim