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Dr. Janin Rössel

Dr. Janin Rössel
Academic Staff Member
University of Mannheim
Chair of Social Psychology
A 5, 6
Building A – Room A 440
68159 Mannheim
Phone: +49 621 181-3504
+49 621 181-2038
E-mail: jaroesse(at)mail.uni-mannheim.de
Consultation hour(s):
by appointment
  • Academic background

    2017 Doctorate in Psychology at the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Mannheim
    Since 2011 Research and teaching assistant, Chair of Social Psychology (Prof. Dr. Dagmar Stahlberg), University of Mannheim
    2011-2016 Ph.D. student at the Graduate School of Economic and Social Sciences (GESS), University of Mannheim
    2005-2011 Studies in Psychology, University of Mannheim
    2006-2011 Student assistant, Chair of Social Psychology, University of Mannheim
    2010 Research internship, Department of Developmental and Socialization Psychology (DPSS), University of Padova, Italy
    2008-2008 Graduate studies at Portland State University, Oregon, USA
  • Topics for final theses

    • Language and Social Cognition
      • E.g., gender-fair language
      • E.g., effects of language (such as dialects or accents) on social perceptions
    • Self-Compassion & Impostorism

    Please schedule an appointment with me for further information: jaroesse{at}mail.uni-mannheim.de

  • Publications

    • Birney, M. E.*, Roessel, J.*, Hansen, K., & Rakić, T. (2020). Prologue: Language challenges in the 21st century. Journal of Language and Social Psychology, 39(4), 428–437.https://doi.org/10.1177/0261927X20933315 [*shared first authorship]
    • Roessel, J., Birney, M. E., Rakić, T., & Hansen, K. (Eds.). (2020). Language challenges in the 21st century [Special Issue]. Journal of Language and Social Psychology, 39(4).
    • Roessel, J., Schoel, C., & Stahlberg, D. (2020). Modern notions of accent-ism: Findings, conceptualizations, and implications for interventions and research on nonnative accents. Journal of Language and Social Psychology, 39(1), 87–111. https://doi.org/10.1177/0261927X19884619
    • Roessel, J., Schoel, C., Zimmermann, R., & Stahlberg, D. (2019). Shedding new light on the evaluation of accented speakers: Basic mechanisms behind nonnative listeners' evaluations of nonnative accented job candidates. Journal of Language and Social Psychology, 38(1), 3–32. https://doi.org/10.1177/0261927X17747904
    • Roessel, J., Schoel, C., & Stahlberg, D. (2018). What's in an accent? General spontaneous biases against nonnative accents - An investigation with conceptual and auditory IATs. European Journal of Social Psychology, 48(4), 535–550. https://doi.org/10.1002/ejsp.2339
    • Formanowicz, M., Roessel, J., Suitner, C., & Maass, A. (2017). Verbs as linguistic markers of agency - The social side of grammar. European Journal of Social Psychology, 47(5), 566–579. https://doi.org/10.1002/ejsp.2231
    • Schoel, C., Roessel, J., Jacobsen, A., & Stahlberg, D. (2014). Communication of stereotypes in the classroom: Biased language use of German and Turkish adolescents. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 44(4),266–277. https://doi.org/10.1111/jasp.12213
    • Waubert de Puiseau, B., & Roessel, J. (2013). Exploring sexual harassment and related attitudes in Beninese high schools: A field study. Psychology, Crime and Law, 19(8), 707–726. https://doi.org/10.1080/1068316X.2013.793336
    • Roessel, J. (2013). Helfe wer kann - oder will?! [Helping behavior]. In Sozialpsychologie Mannheim (Ed.), Ich, du, wir und die anderen - Spannendes aus der Sozialpsychologie (pp. 104–122). Weinheim: Beltz Juventa.
    • Schoel, C.*, Roessel, J.*, Eck, J., Janssen, J., Petrovic, B., Rothe, A., Rudert, S. C., & Stahlberg, D. (2013). Attitudes Towards Languages (AToL) scale: A global instrument. Journal of Language and Social Psychology, 32(1),21-45. https://doi.org/10.1177/0261927X12457922 [*shared first authorship]
    • Schoel, C., Eck, J., Roessel, J., & Stahlberg, D. (2012). Spracheinstellungen aus sozialpsychologischer Perspektive I: Deutsch und Fremdsprachen [Language attitudes from a social psychological perspective: German and foreign languages]. In L. Eichinger, A. Plewnia, C. Schoel, & D. Stahlberg (Eds.), Sprache und Einstellungen. Spracheinstellungen aus sprachwissenschaftlicher und sozialpsychologischer Perspektive (pp. 136-204). Tübingen: Narr.
    • Project Team Language Attitudes (Eichinger, L. M., Gärtig, A.-K., Plewnia, A., Roessel, J., Rothe, A., Rudert, S., Schoel, C., Stahlberg, D., Stickel, G.) (2009). Aktuelle Spracheinstellungen in Deutschland – Erste Ergebnisse einer bundesweiten Repräsentativumfrage [Current attitudes towards languages in Germany – First findings of a representative survey]. Mannheim: Institut für Deutsche Sprache.
  • Recent conference contributions

    • Roessel, J., Klein, L., & Stahlberg, D. (2019, September). Bringing self-compassion to impostors – Correlational findings and an intervention study. Talk at the 17th Conference of the Social Psychology Section (FGSP), Cologne, Germany. 
    • Roessel, J. & Uhrig, D. (2019, June). Less human? The role of accents and pitch variability for humanness perceptions. Talk at the EASP Meeting: Language Challenges in the 21st Century, Warsaw, Poland.
    • Hansen, K., Roessel, J., Birney, M., Rakić, T., & Skrodzka, M. (2019, June). EASP Meeting: Language Challenges in the 21st Century, Warsaw, Poland. https://www.easp.eu/news/itm/-672.html
    • Roessel, J., & Stahlberg, D. (2019, February). Not just a matter of self-esteem – Impostors lack self-compassion: An investigation among German and U.S. students. Poster presented at the 20th Annual Meeting of The Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP), Portland, OR, USA. 
    • Roessel, J., Schoel, C., & Stahlberg, D. (2018, September). Nonnative Accent Perception. Talk at the Social Grammar Model meeting, Toruń, Poland. 
    • Roessel, J., Schoel, C., & Stahlberg, D. (2018, September). Challenges in the investigation of prejudice against nonnative accented speakers. Poster presented at the congress of the German Psychological Society (DGPs), Frankfurt, Germany. 
    • Roessel, J., Schoel, C., & Stahlberg, D. (2018, March). Aversive accent-ism - New forms of prejudice against nonnative accented speakers. Poster presented at the 19th Annual Meeting of The Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP), Atlanta, GA, USA.
    • Roessel, J., Formanowicz, M., Suitner, C., & Maass, A. (2018, March). Can grammar be social? Yes, it can! - The verb-agency link. Blitz-talk and poster at the Psychology of Language Preconference of the 19th Annual Meeting of The Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP), Atlanta, GA, USA.
    • Roessel, J., Schoel, C., & Stahlberg, D. (2017, August). A basic model of nonnative accent perception. Talk at the 19th ESCON Transfer of Knowledge Conference, Gdańsk, Poland.
    • Roessel, J., Schoel, C., & Stahlberg, D. (2017, July). Basic mechanisms behind the evaluation of nonnative accented job candidates. Poster presented at the 18th General Meeting of the European Association of Social Psychology (EASP), Granada, Spain.