Prof. Dr.

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

Mayer, A., Zimmermann, J., Hoyer, J., Salzer, S., Wiltink, J., Leibing, E., & Leichsenring, F. (2019). Interindividual differences in treatment effects based on structural equation models with latent variables: An EffectLiteR tutorial. Structural Equation Modeling.

Mayer, A. (2019). Causal inference based on latent variable models. Methodology, 15, 15–28.

Flunger, B., Mayer, A., & Umbach, N. (2019). Beneficial for some or for everyone? Student characteristics as moderators of an autonomy-supportive intervention in the classroom. Journal of Educational Psychology, 111, 210–234.

Mayer, A. & Thoemmes, F. (2019). Analysis of variance methods with stochastic group sizes. Multivariate Behavioral Research, 54, 543–554.

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.

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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