Prof. Dr. Oliver Christ

Prof. Dr. Oliver Christ

Tel.: +49 2331 987 - 2775
Fax: +49 2331 987 - 4679
E-Mail: oliver.christ

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Short CV

  • Since March 2015, Professor for Psychological Methods and Evaluation, FernUniversität in Hagen
  • December 2013 to February 2015, Acting chair for Psychological Methods, Diagnostic, and Evaluation, FernUniversität in Hagen
  • November 2012 to November 2013, parental leave
  • August 2011 to February 2012, Visiting Researcher at the University in Oxford and St Andrews, UK
  • 2007 to 2015, Senior Lecturer in Psychological Methods, University of Marburg, Germany
  • 2001 to 2007 Lecturer in Social Psychology, University of Marburg, Germany

Scientific Activities

  • Associate Editor: European Journal of Social Psychogy (2015-2017) und British Journal of Social Psychology (2017-2019)
  • Editorial Board: European Journal of Social Psychology, Journal of Personnel Psychology, International Journal of Conflict and Violence, Social Psychology
  • Guest Editor of the Special Section “Dynamic processes in intergroup contact” to im British Journal of Social Psychology (together with Miles Hewstone, Linda Tropp, and Ulrich Wagner): Christ, O., Hewstone, M., Tropp, L., & Wagner, U. (2012) Dynamic processes in intergroup contact [Editorial]. British Journal of Social Psychology, 51, 219-220.
  • Ad hoc Reviewer for over 40 Journals (e.g., Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, Personality and Social Psychology Review, Psychological Science, British Journal of Social Psychology, European Journal of Social Psychology) and funding agencies (u.a. DFG, ERC)

Selected Publications

Christ, O., Hewstone, M., Tausch, N., Wagner, U., Voci, A., Hughes, J., & Cairns, E. (2010). Direct contact as a moderator of extended contact effects: Cross-sectional and longitudinal impact on outgroup attitudes, behavioral intentions, and attitude certainty. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. 36, 1662-1674.

Christ, O., Hewstone, M., Schmid, K., Green, E.G.T., Sarrasin, O., Gollwitzer, M., & Wagner, U. (2017). Advanced multilevel modeling for a science of groups: A short primer on multilevel structural equation modeling. Group Dynamics: Theory, Research, and Practice, 21, 121-134.

Christ, O., Schmid, K., Lolliot, S., Swart, H., Stolle, D., Tausch, N., Al Ramiah, A., Wagner, U., Vertovec, S., & Hewstone, M. (2014). Contextual effect of positive intergroup contact on outgroup prejudice. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 111, 3996-4000.

Kauff, M., Green, E.G.T., Schmid., K.,  Hewstone, M. & Christ, O. (2016). Effects of Majority Members’ Positive Intergroup Contact on Minority Members’ Support for Ingroup Rights: Mobilizing or Demobilizing Effects? European Journal of Social Psychology, 46, 833-839.

Kleinke, K., Schlüter, E. & Christ, O. (2017). Strukturgleichungsmodelle mit Mplus - Eine praktische Einführung (2., überarb. Auflage). München: De Gruyter Oldenbourg.

Reimer, N. K., Becker, J., Benz, A., Christ, O., Dhont, K., Klocke, U., ... Hewstone, M. (2017). Intergroup contact and social change: Implications of negative and positive contact for collective action in advantaged and disadvantaged groups. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 43, 121-136.

Schmid, K., Wölfer, R., Swart, H., Christ, O., Al Ramiah, A., & Hewstone, M. (2017). The ‘Wallpaper effect’ revisited: Divergent findings on the effects of intergroup contact on attitudes in diverse vs. non-diverse settings. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 43, 1268-1283.

Swart, H, Hewstone, M., Christ, O., & Voci, A. (2011). Affective mediators of intergroup contact: A longitudinal analysis in South Africa. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 101, 1221-1238.

Wölfer, R., Christ, O., Schmid, K., Tausch, N., Buchallik, F., Vertovec, S., & Hewstone, M. (in press). Extended Contact Prepares for Direct Contact: Systematic Longitudinal Evidence and the Mediating Role of Intergroup Anxiety. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology.

For a list of publication, please visit my Google Scholar Profile.