Short CV/Education and training

  • 2010 – 2011
    Research associate, University of Münster, Germany

  • 2011 – 2012
    Research associate, University of Leipzig, Germany

  • Since 2012
    DIW Research Professor, German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin)

  • Since 2012
    Assistant professor, Freie Universität (FU) Berlin, Germany

Selected publications

  • Specht, J., Bleidorn, W., Denissen, J. J. A., Hennecke, M., Hutteman, R., Kandler, C., Luhmann, M., Orth, U., Reitz, A. K., & Zimmermann, J. (2014). What drives adult personality development? A comparison of theoretical perspectives and empirical evidence. European Journal of Personality, 28, 216-230.

  • Specht, J., Luhmann, M., & Geiser, C. (2014). On the consistency of personality types across adulthood: Latent profile analyses in two large-scale panel studies. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 107, 540-556.

  • Specht, J., Egloff, B., & Schmukle, S. C. (2013). Everything under control? The effects of age, gender, and education on trajectories of perceived control in a nationally representative German sample. Developmental Psychology, 49, 353-364.

  • Specht, J., Egloff, B., & Schmukle, S. C. (2011). Stability and change of personality across the life course: The impact of age and major life events on mean-level and rank-order stability of the Big Five. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 101, 862-882.


Selected projects

  • 2012 – 2015: Personality development in adulthood: From an integrative model to new research perspectives. Scientific Network research grant from the German Research Foundation (DFG). 37,858 Euros for equipment; SP 1462/1-1

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

Editorial Board:

  • Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin

  • Social Psychological and Personality Science

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