Short CV/Education and training

  • Dr. Natalja Menold studied psychology at the University of Tübingen, after which she completed her doctorate in the interdisciplinary field "informatics and society" at the Dortmund University of Technology, Germany. She was also the recipient of a doctoral fellowship from the Hans Böckler Foundation. Currently, she is working at GESIS – Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences, and heads the Survey Instruments team within the division Survey Design and Methodology. She offers consulting services on methodological considerations when designing surveys and developing survey instruments.

Selected projects

  • German Research Foundation (DFG) project "Identification of Falsifications in Survey Data", together with Prof. Dr. Peter Winker (Giessen University, Centre for International Development and Environmental research (ZEU)). Duration: July 2013 – December 2015.

  • German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) – Subproject within the framework of the joint project "Rhine-Neckar Metropolitan Region. Room for health". BMBF competition "Health Regions of the Future"; duration: January 2012 – December 2014; research focus of the subproject: Methodological approach and methodological accompaniment to empirical studies in the planning stages.

Soft Skills/Other activities and achievements

Other activities and achievements/family

  • Two children (born in 2005 and 2013)


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