Christian L. Burk


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Institute of Psychology, Personnel and Organizational Psychology


Jaegerstrasse 17-19

52056 Aachen


Room 104


Phone: +49 241 80 96107
Fax Fax: +49 241 80 92526

Consultation hour

by appointment only



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.

Burk, C. L. & Wiese, B. S. (2021). Applying different emotion regulation strategies while providing negative feedback Introduction of a new laboratory protocol. MethodsX, 7,101162.

Lerche, A. D., Burk, C. L., & Wiese, B. S. (2020). Dynamics Between Applied Work Demands and Related Competence Beliefs: A 4-Year Study With Scientists. Journal of Career Development, 0894845320941593.

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, 103447.

Burk, C. L., Mayer, A., & Wiese, B. S. (2019). Nail-biters and thrashing wins: Testosterone responses of football fans during World Cup matches. Physiology & Behavior, 209, 112596.

Burk, C. L., & Wiese, B. S. (2018). Professor or manager? A model of motivational orientations applied to preferred career paths. Journal of Research in Personality, 75, 113-132.

Burk, C. L., & Wiese, B. S. (2018). Nah der Wissenschaft und fern der Führung in einer Fach‑/Expertenlaufbahn? Industrielle Karrierepfade Promovierter aus den MINT-Fächern. [Close to research but without leadership responsibility? The technical/expert career as an alternative path for doctorate holders from the STEM fields]. Gruppe. Interaktion. Organisation. Zeitschrift für Angewandte Organisationspsychologie (GIO), 49(1), 23-33.

Wiese, B. S., Heidemeier, H., Burk, C. L., & Freund, A. M. (2017). When work takes over – Emotional labor strategies and daily ruminations about work while at home. Journal of Personnel Psychology, 16,150-154.

Wiese, B. S., Burk, C. L., & Jaeckel, D. (2016). Transition to grandparenthood and job-related attitudes: Do grandparental sex and lineage matter? Journal of Marriage and Family, 78, 830-847.

Burk, C. L., Grund, C., Martin, J. & Wiese, B. S. (2016). Karrieren von Ingenieur- und Naturwissenschaftlern in Wissenschaft und Privatwirtschaft: Attraktoren und Durchlässigkeit aus psychologischer und personalökonomischer Perspektive [Careers of Engineers and Natural Scientists in Academia and the Private Sector: Attractors and Permeability from Economic and Psychological Perspectives]. Beiträge zur Hochschulforschung 38 (1-2), 118-141.

Burk, C. L. & Amelang, M. (2015). TBS-TK Rezension: MSCEIT – Mayer-Salovey-Caruso Test zur Emotionalen Intelligenz. Deutschsprachige Adaptation des Mayer-Salovey-Caruso Emotional Intelligence Test (MSCEITTM). Zeitschrift für Arbeits- und Organisationspsychologie, 59, 155– 157.

Burk, C. L., & Wiese, B. S. (2013). Emotions at the workplace – an individual differences perspective. In C. Mohiyeddini, M. Eysenck & S. Bauer (Eds.), Handbook of psychology of emotions; Recent theoretical perspectives and novel empirical findings (Vol. 2, pp. 1-38). Hauppaunge, NY: Nova Science Publishers.

Montag, C., Hartmann, P., Merz, M., Burk, C., Reuter, M. (2008). D2 receptor density and prepulse inhibition in humans: Negative findings from a molecular genetic approach. Behavioural Brain Research, 187, 428-432.

Burk, C.L. (2005). Phasische elektrodermale Aktivität als Persönlichkeitsindikator. Dissertation, Gießen: Justus-Liebig-Universität, URL:

Hennig, J., Reuter, M., Netter, P., Burk, C. & Landt, O. (2005). Two types of aggression are differentially related to serotonergic activity and the A779C TPH polymorphism. Behavioral Neuroscience, 119, 16-25.


since 2011

Postdoc at RWTH Aachen University, Institute of Psychology, Department of Personnel and Organizational Psychology

since 2006

Managing Director: personalitas, Essen, assessment centers and personality assessment

2000 – 2005

Research Assistant at Justus-Liebig-University of Giessen, Institute of Psychology, Department of Personality and Individual Differences