Dipl.-Psych. Corinna Mertz

E-Mail: mertz@respectresearchgroup.org

Corinna Mertz received her degree in Psychology from the University of Hamburg, focusing on Organizational and Educational Psychology. In her thesis she analyzed if students’ performance is related to them feeling respected by their teacher. She is now working as a trainer and lecturer, e.g. at the University of Hamburg and the Kühne Logistics University.

Corinna Mertz studied Organizational and Educational Psychology at the University of Hamburg. For one year, she was a visiting scholar in the „Psychology of Peace and Violence Program“ in the Social Psychology Department of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, USA. During her stay she was supported by a scholarship from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD).
Corinna Mertz is a certified conflict counselor from the University of Hamburg. As an intern she has worked for Kienbaum Management Consultants GmbH in the
Talent & Change Management Department. She also interned for the “Beratungsstelle besondere Begabungen”, a counseling center for gifted students, their parents,
and teachers. After she received her degree in Psychology, Corinna taught English in internationally operating companies in Buenos Aires, Argentina for four months.
Since October 2012, Corinna Mertz has been working as a freelance trainer
and lecturer in the fields of e.g. communication, negotiation, and stress management.
Mertz, C., Eckloff, T., Johannsen, J., & Van Quaquebeke, N. (2015). Respected students equal better students: Investigating the links between respect and performance in schools. Journal of Educational and Developmental Psychology, 5, 1.

von Leupoldt, A., Mertz, C., Kegat, S., Burmester, S., & Dahme, B. (2006). The impact of emotions on the sensory and affective dimension of perceived dyspnea. Psychophysiology, 43(4), 382-386.

Scholarships & awards:
Scholarship of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) to be a one-year visiting student in the USA

„Bertini Prize 2003“ for young people with moral courage

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