Mona Salwender, M.Sc.

Mona Salwender, M.Sc.

Academic Staff Member
University of Mannheim
Chair of Social Psychology
A 5, 6
Building A – Room A 441
68159 Mannheim
Phone: +49 621 181-1976
Fax: +49 621 181-2038
Consultation hour(s):
by appointment
  • Academic background

    Since 08/2019 Academic staff member, Chair of Social Psychology, University of Mannheim
    09/2016–07/2019 Master of Science degree in Psychology (Work, Economy and Society), University of Mannheim
    08/2017–12/2017 Exchange semester, University of Connecticut, Graduate Program Social Psychology
    02/2015–05/2019 Scientific assistant, Chair of Social Psychology, University of Mannheim
    09/2013–06/2016 Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology, University of Mannheim
  • Research projects and topics for final theses

    • Gender and leadership (e.g. leadership motivation, context variables, backlash effects)
    • Agency and communion related to gender

    If you are interested in writing your final thesis on one of these topics, please schedule an appointment with me: msalwend{at}

  • Publications and Lectures

    • Salwender, M., Schöl, C., Bless, H., & Stahlberg, D. (2019). Power doesn’t suit me: Self-concept conflict and fear of backlash mediate gender differences in power seeking through political strategies. Talk at the 17 th conference of the Social Psychology Section of the German Psychological Society (FGSP), Cologne, Germany
    • Salwender, M., & Schöl, C. (2019). Der Frauen Leid, der Männer Freud: Geschlechtsstereotype im Führungskontext. The inquisitive Mind, 1. Retrieved from