Prof. Dr., Professor als Juniorprofessor

Axel Mayer

Assistant Professor

Photo Axel Mayer
Juniorprofessur für Psychologische Methodenlehre


Building: 6011

Room: 304

Jägerstr. 17-19

52066 Aachen


Phone: +49 241 80 23810
Fax: +49 241 80 92526


by appointment

Selected Publications

Flunger, B., Mayer, A., & Umbach, N. (in press). Beneficial for some or for everyone? Student characteristics as moderators of an autonomy-supportive intervention in the classroom. Journal of Educational Psychology.

Mayer, A., Umbach, N., Flunger, B., & Kelava, A. (2017). Effect analysis using non-linear structural equation mixture modeling. Structural Equation Modeling, 24, 556-570.

Mayer, A., Dietzfelbinger, L., Rosseel, Y., & Steyer, R. (2016). The EffectLiteR approach for analyzing average and conditional effects. Multivariate Behavioral Research, 51, 374-391.

Kreissl, S., Mueller, H., Goergen, H., Mayer, A., Brillant, C., Behringer, K., Halbsguth, T. V., Hitz, F., Soekler, M., Shonukan, O., Rueffer, J. U., Flechtner, H.-H., Fuchs, M., Diehl, V., Engert, A. & Borchmann, P. (2016). Cancer-related fatigue in patients with and survivors of Hodgkin’s lymphoma: A longitudinal study of the German Hodgkin Study Group. Lancet Oncology, Published online.

Infurna, F. J. & Mayer, A. (2015). The effects of constraints and mastery on mental and physical health: Conceptual and methodological considerations. Psychology and Aging, 30, 432-448.

Mayer, A., Thoemmes, F., Rose, N., Steyer, R., & West, S. G. (2014). Theory and analysis of total, direct and indirect causal effects. Multivariate Behavioral Research, 49, 425-442.

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Academic Employment

since 2016 Assisstant Professor, Department of Psychological Methods, RWTH Aachen University
2014 - 2016 Doctor-assistent (Post-Doc position), Department of Data Analysis, Ghent University
2013 - 2014 Research Associate (Post-doc position), Department of Methodology and Evaluation Research, Friedrich Schiller University, Jena
2010 - 2013 Research Associate (Doctoral student), Department of Methodology and Evaluation Research, Friedrich Schiller University, Jena