Short CV/Education and training

Academic Education

  • 1994
    Diploma in Psychology, University of Marburg, Germany

  • 1999
    PhD, Free University of Berlin, Germany

  • 2006
    Habilitation, University of Zurich, Switzerland

Professional Positions

  • 1994 – 1999
    Doctoral Student, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany

  • 1999 – 2001
    Research Assistant, Darmstadt University of Technology, Germany

  • 2001 – 2005
    Senior Researcher, University of Koblenz-Landau, Germany

  • 2005 – 2009
    Assistant Professor, University of Zurich, Switzerland

  • 2009 – 2011
    Research Professor, University of Basel, Switzerland

  • Since 2011
    Full Professor (Chair), RWTH Aachen University, Germany

  • Since 2012
    Managing Director, Institute of Psychology, RWTH Aachen University, Germany

Selected publications

  • Wiese, B. S., & Ritter, J. O. (2012). Timing matters: Length of leave and working mothers' daily re-entry regrets. Developmental Psychology, 48, 1797-1807.

  • Wiese, B. S. & Heidemeier, H. (2012). Successful return to work after maternity leave: Self-regulatory and contextual influences. Research in Human Development, 9, 317-336.

  • Wiese, B. S., Seiger, C. P., Schmid, C. M. & Freund, A. M. (2010). Beyond conflict: Functional facets of the work-family interplay. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 77, 104-117.

Selected projects

  • The interplay of work and family during transitions


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