Prof. Dr.

Bettina S. Wiese


Picture Wiese Copyright: © Peter Winandy
Institute of Psychology, Personnel and Organizational Psychology


Jaegerstrasse 17-19

52056 Aachen


Room 102


Phone: +49 241 80 96013
Fax Fax: +49 241 80 92526

Consultation hour

by appointment only


  • career transitions
  • transition to parenthood and career plans
  • interplay of work and family
  • self-management in the work domain

Selected publications (peer-reviewed)

Herttalampi, M., Wiese, B. S., & Feldt, T. (in press). Leaders’ intensified job demands: Their multi-level associations with leader-follower relationships and follower well-being. Work & Stress.

Wiese, B. S., Hou, W.-K., Noppeney, R., & Li, T. W. (in press). Staying focused on work and satisfied with the job in time of pandemic: The power of everyday routines. International Journal of Stress Management.

Noppeney, R., Stertz, A. M., & Wiese B. S. (in press). Career goal profiles of early career scientists: A person-centered approach. Journal of Career Development.

Lerche, A. D. S., Burk, C. L., & Wiese B. S. (in press). Dynamics between applied work demands and related competence beliefs: A 4-year study with scientists. Journal of Career Development.

Alisic, A., & Wiese B. S. (in press). How long can I wait and how much frustration can I stand? Volitional traits and students’ PhD-intention and pursuit. International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance.

Burk, C. L. & Wiese, B. S. (2021). How to alleviate the agony of providing negative feedback: emotion regulation strategies affect hormonal stress responses to a managerial task. Hormones and Behavior, 127, 104868.

Alisic, A., & Wiese, B. S. (2020). Keeping an insecure career under control: The longitudinal interplay of career insecurity, self-management, and self-efficacy. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 120, 103431.

Burk, C. L. & Wiese, B. S. (2020). Applying different emotion regulation strategies while providing negative feedback: Introduction to a new laboratory protocol. MethodsX, 7, 101162.

Claus, A. M., Arend, M. G., Burk, C. L., Kiefer, C., & Wiese, B. S. (2020). Cross-classified models in I/O psychology. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 120, 103447.

Stertz, A. M., Horvath, L. K., & Wiese, B. S. (2020). What influences fathers' daily work-related worries during parental leave? A diary study. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 118, 103375.

Stertz, A. M., & Wiese, B. S. (2020). Child-related bliss and couples’ partnership satisfaction in the early parenthood period: A longitudinal dyadic perspective. Journal of Family Psychology, 34, 1046-1057.

Wiese, B. S., Chaillié, O., Noppeney, R., & Stertz, A. M. (2020). Daily experiences of commuting strain and self-control at work and at home: A diary study with train travelers. Journal of Personnel Psychology, 19, 125-134.

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Academic Education

1994 Diploma in Psychology, University of Marburg (D)
1999 PhD, Free University of Berlin (D)
2006 Habilitation, Venia legendi for Psychology, University of Zurich (CH)

Academic Employment

1994-1996 Doctoral Student, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin (D)
1996-1997 Maternity leave
1997-1999 Doctoral Student, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin (D)
1999-2001 Research Scientist at the Institute of Psychology; Technical University of Darmstadt (D)
2001-2005 Research Scientist, Department of Psychology, University of Koblenz-Landau (D)
2005-2009 Senior Research Scientist, Institute of Psychology, University of Zurich (CH)
2009-2011 Research Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Basel (CH)
Since 04/2011 Full Professor of Psychology, RWTH Aachen University (D)

Professorship Offers

2009 Research Professorship, University of Basel (CH), accepted
2010 Full Professorship “Organizational Psychology”, University of Bamberg (D), declined
2010 Full Professorship “Work and Organizational Psychology”, University of Giessen (D), declined
2011 Full Professorship in Psychology, RWTH Aachen (D), accepted
2011 Full Professorship “Work and Organizational Psychology”, Leuphana University of Lüneburg (D), declined
2011 Full Professorship “Applied Psychology”, University of Innsbruck (AT), declined
2013 Full Professorship “Work and Organizational Psychology”, University of Bern (CH), declined


1995 Georg-Sieber-Award
2013 Selected for AcademiaNet (database of profiles of excellent female researchers)
2014 RWTH Fellow