Prof. Dr. Stefan Stürmer

Stefan Stürmer Foto: Hardy Welsch

E-Mail: stefan.stuermer

Telefon: +49 2331 987-2776

Curriculum Vitae

Professor of Social Psychology

Professional Activities

Research Focus

  • Intergroup Behavior
  • Helping and Altruism
  • Diversity in Higher Distance Education
  • Psychology and Law

Selected Publications

Mehr Informationen

Stürmer, S., Rohmann, A., Froehlich, L., & van der Noll, J. (2018). Muslim immigration, critical events and the seeds of majority members’ support for radical responses: An interactionist perspective. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, online first. doi: 10.1177/01461672187809


Stürmer, S., Ihme, T. A., Fisseler, B., Sonnenberg, K., & Barbarino, M.-L. (2018). Promises of structured relationship building for higher distance education: Evaluating the effects of a virtual fast-friendship procedure. Computers & Education, 124, 51-64. doi: 10.1016/j.compedu.2018.05.015


Stürmer, S., & Benbow, A. F. (2017). Psychological foundations of xenophilia: Understanding and measuring the motivational functions of exploratory cross-cultural contact. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 43, 1487-1502. doi: 10.1177/0146167217722555


Salewski, C., & Stürmer, S. (2015). Qualität familienrechtspsychologischer Gutachten. Eine aktuelle empirische Studie. Kindschaftsrecht und Jugendhilfe, 1, 4-9.


Stürmer, S., Benbow, A. E. F., Siem, B., Barth, M., Bodansky, A. N., & Lotz-Schmitt, K. (2013). Psychological foundations of xenophilia: The role of major personality traits in predicting favorable attitudes towards cross-cultural contact and exploration. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 105, 832-851. doi: 10.1177/0146167217722555


Stürmer, S., Snyder, M., & Omoto, A. M. (2005). Prosocial emotions: The moderating role of group membership. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 88, 532-546. doi: 10.1037/0022-3514.88.3.532


Stürmer, S., & Simon, B. (2004). Collective action: Towards a dual-pathway model. In W. Stroebe & M. Hewstone (Eds.), European Review of Social Psychology (Vol. 15, pp. 59-99). Hove, UK: Psychology Press. doi: 10.1080/10463280340000117

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Sozialpsychologie | 15.09.2021