Short CV/Education and training

  • 2009
    Ph.D. (Dr. phil.) in psychology (summa cum laude), University of Koblenz-Landau, Germany; Reviewer: Prof. Dr. Manfred Schmitt, Prof. Dr. Dieter Frey

  • 1997
    – 2005 Studies in philosophy, University of Trier, Germany (Magistra Artium, final grade excellent)

  • 1997 – 2003
    Studies in psychology, University of Trier, Germany (Dipl.-psych., final grade excellent)

  • 2000 – 2001
    Studies in philosophy (Erasmus Program of the European Union) at the Universitat de Valencia, Spain

  • 1994 – 1995
    YFU Exchange program, Indiana, USA (high school diploma)

  • 1991 – 1997
    Max-Planck-Schule, Kiel, Germany, Abitur (final grade 1.7)

Selected publications

  • Baumert, A., Schmitt, M., Perugini, M., Johnson, W., Blum, G., … & Wrzus, C. (2017). Integrating personality processes, personality structure, and personality development. European Journal of Personality.

  • Maltese, S. & Baumert, A. (2017). Linking longitudinal dynamics of justice sensitivity and moral disengagement. Personality and Individual Differences.

  • Baumert, A., Halmburger, A., Rothmund, T., & Schemer, C. (2016). Everyday dynamics in generalized social and political trust. Journal of Research in Personality. DOI: 10.1016/j.jrp.2016.04.006

  • Halmburger, A., Baumert, A., & Schmitt, M. (2015). Anger as driving factor of moral courage in comparison to guilt, and global mood: A multimethod approach. European Journal of Social Psychology, 45, 39-51.

  • Baumert, A., Beierlein, C., Schmitt, M., Kemper, C. J., Kovaleva, A., Liebig, S., & Rammstedt, B. (2014). Measuring four perspectives of justice sensitivity with two items each. Journal of Personality Assessment, 96, 380-390.

  • Baumert, A., Schlösser, T., & Schmitt, M. (2014). Economic games – Performance-based assessment of altruism and fairness. European Journal of Psychological Assessment, 30, 178-192.

  • Baumert, A., Halmburger, A., & Schmitt, M. (2013). Interventions against norm violations: Dispositional determinants of self-reported and real moral courage. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 39, 1053-1068.

  • Book Chapters (selection)

  • Wrzus, C., Quintus, M. & Baumert, A. (in press). Measuring personality processes in the lab and in the field. In V. Zeigler-Hill & T. Shackelford (Eds.), SAGE Handbook of Personality and Individual Differences.

  • Baumert, A. & Schmitt, M. (2016). Justice sensitivity. In M. Schmitt & C. Sabbagh (Eds.), Handbook of Social Justice Theory and Research. Springer.

  • Halmburger, A., Baumert, A., & Schmitt, M. (2016). Moral courage as everyday heroism. In S. T. Allison, G. R. Goethals, & R. M. Kramer (Eds.), Handbook of Heroism and Heroic Leadership: Frameworks for an Emerging Science.

  • Baumert, A., Rothmund, T., Thomas, N., Gollwitzer, M. & Schmitt, M. (2013). Justice as a moral motive. Belief in a just world and justice sensitivity as potential indicators of the justice motive. In K. Heinrichs, F. Oser & T. Lovat (Eds.), Handbook of Moral Motivation. Theories, Models, Applications (pp. 159-180). Rotterdam: Sense Publishers.

Complete list of publications

Selected projects

  • "Moral Courage" funded by "The Beacon Project on the Morally Excellent" Templeton Foundation (115 000 USD), 2016 – 2018

  • "Development of justice sensitivity in emerging adulthood" funded by the German Research Foundation (BA 3883/4-1, 169 100 €), 2014 – 2017

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Elected member and secretary of the Executive Committee of the European Association for Personality Psychology, since 2016


You can only see the contact information of the academics in the database if you are a registered user of AcademiaNet.
Please register here


  1. Read what our members say about AcademiaNet.

Follow us

No more excuses!

  1. Please download the brochure "No more excuses" and read more about female experts in Europe, and about AcademiaNet.

Similar profiles

  1. Prof. Dr. Andrea Abele-Brehm

    Social and behavioural sciences, Social psychology, industrial and organisational psychology

  2. Prof. Dr. Petra Ahrweiler

    Social and behavioural sciences, Simulation of innovation processes in complex social systems

  3. Prof. Dr. Rasha Abdel Rahman

    Social and behavioural sciences, Neurocognitive psychology

  4. Prof. Jutta Allmendinger PhD

    Social and behavioural sciences, Sociology

Academia Net