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Professor

Sarah Martiny

Professor
Department of Psychology




Research interests

  • Men in communal roles
  • Stereotype Threat
  • Immigration (factors influencing the under-performance of children of immigrants)
  • Cooperation and conflicts between social groups (social identity theory, group-based self-esteem, identity management strategies)
  • Gender
  • Effects of inequality framing on perceived ligitimacy
  • Mechanisms underlying implementation intentions

Biographical data

Academic Positions

Since 09/2017 Full Professor in Social and Community Psychology, UiT, Norway

03/2014 - 08/2017 Associate Professor in Social and Community Psychology, UiT, Norway

05/2010 - 02/2014 Assistant Professor in Empirical Educational Research, University of Konstanz,  Germany

10/2009 - 04/2010 Lecturer at the Department of Empirical Educational Research, University of Konstanz, Germany

01/2009 -12/2009 Post Doc at New York University, USA

 

Education

11/2005-12/2008  PhD in Social Psychology at the International Graduate College, Jena (Germany): “Cooperation and Conflict between Social Groups”

10/2005 Diploma in Psychology (equivalent to M.A.), Eberhard Karls University, Tübingen (Germany); minor field of study: Philosophy

2002 Intermediate diploma in Psychology (equivalent to B.A.), Eberhard Karls University, Tübingen (Germany)

Other publications

Journal Articles:

Olsson, M. I., & Martiny, S. E. (2018). Does exposure to counterstereotypical role models influence girls' and women's gender stereotypes and career choices? A review of social psychological research. Front. Psychol. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2018.02264

Froehlich, L., Mok, S. Y., Martiny, S. E., & Deaux, K. (accepted). Stereotype threat-effects for Turkish-origin migrants in Germany: Taking stock of cummulative research evidence. European Educational Research Journal.

Martiny, S. E., & Nikitin, J. (accepted). Social identity threat in interpersonal relationships: Activating negative stereotypes decreases social approach motivation. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied.

Smith, D. & Martiny, S. E. (accepted). Stereotype Threat in sport: Recommendations for applied practice and research. The Sport Psychologist.

Soltanpanah, J., Parks-Stamm, E. J., Martiny, S. E., & Rudmin, F. W. (2018). A cross-cultural examination of the relationship between egalitarian gender role attitudes and life satisfaction. Sex Roles, 79, 50–58. doi: 10.1007/s11199-017-0859-3

Bruckmueller, S., Reese, G., & Martiny, S. E. (2017). Is higher inequality less legitimate? Depends on who you frame it! British Journal of Social Psychology, 56, 766–781. doi:10.1111/bjso.12202

Martiny-Huenger, T., Martiny, S. E., Parks-Stamm, E. J., Pfeiffer, E., & Gollwitzer, P. M. (2017). From conscious thought to automatic action: A simulation account of action planning. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 146, 1513-1525. doi:10.1037/xge0000344

Mok, S. Y., Martiny, S. E., Gleibs, I. H., Deaux, K., & Froehlich, L. (2017). The interaction of vertical collectivism and stereotype activation of the performance of Turkish-origin high school students. Learning and Individual Differences, 56, 76-84. doi: 10.1016/j.lindif.2017.05.002

Martiny S. E., Froehlich, L., Deaux, K., & Mok, S. Y. (2017). Defining ethnic, national, and dual identities: Structure, antecedents, and consequences of multiple social identities of Turkish‐origin high school students in Germany. Journal of Community & Applied Social Psychologydoi:10.1002/casp.2318

Schall, M., Goetz, T., Martiny, S. E., & Hall, N. C. (2017).  It ain't over 'til it's over: The effect of task completion on the savoring of success. Motivation and Emotion, 41, 38-50. doi:10.1007/s11031-016-9591-5

Schuster, C. & Martiny, S. E. (2017). Not feeling good in STEM: Effects of stereotype activation and anticipated affect on women’s career aspirations. Sex Roles, 76, 40-55. doi:10.1007/s11199-016-0665-3 

Mok S. Y., Martiny S. E., Gleibs I. H., Keller M. M., & Froehlich L. (2016). The relationship between ethnic classroom composition and Turkish-origin and German students’ reading performance and sense of belonging. Front. Psychol. 7:1071. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2016.01071

Froehlich, L., Martiny, S. E., Deaux, K., Goetz, T., & Mok, S. Y. (2016). Being smart or getting smarter: Implicit theory of intelligence moderates stereotype threat and stereotype lift effects. British Journal of Social Psychology, 55, 564-587. doi: 10.1111/bjso.12144

Schall, M., Martiny, S. E., Goetz, T. & Hall, N. C. (2016). Smiling on the inside: The social benefits of suppressing positive emotions in outperformance situations. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 42, 559–571. doi: 10.1177/0146167216637843

Froehlich, L., Martiny, S. E., Deaux, K., & Mok, S. Y. (2016). “It’s their responsibility, not ours” –Competence stereotypes and causal attributions for immigrants’ academic underperformance. Social Psychology, 47, 74-86. doi: 10.1027/1864-9335/a000260

Martiny, S. E., Gleibs, I. H., Parks-Stamm, E. J., Martiny-Huenger, T., Froehlich, L., Harter, A.-L., et al. (2015). Dealing with negative stereotypes in sports: The role of cognitive anxiety when multiple identities are activated in sensorimotor tasks. Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology, 37, 379-392. doi:10.1123/jsep.2014-0284

Schall, M., Goetz, T., Martiny, S. E., & Maymon, R. (2015). Responses to success: Seeking pleasant experiences before a task is complete? PLoS ONE, 10, e0135952

Schuster, C., Martiny, S. E., & Schmader, T. (2015). Distracted by the unthought - Suppression and reappraisal of mind wandering under stereotype threat. PLoS ONE 10, e0122207

Martiny, S. E., Mok. S. Y., Deaux, K., & Froehlich, L. (2014). Effects of activating negative stereotypes about Turkish-origin students on performance and identity management in German high Schools. Revue Internationale de Psychologie Sociale. 27, 205-225.

Martiny, S. E., & Kessler, T. (2014). Managing one’s social identity: Successful and unsuccessful identity management. European Journal of Social Psychology, 44, 748-757. doi:10.1002/ejsp.2056    

Martiny, S. E., Roth, J., Jelenec, P., Steffens, M. C., & Croizet, J.-C. (2012). When a new group identity does harm on the spot: Stereotype threat in newly created groups. European Journal of Social Psychology, 42, 65-71. doi: 10.1002/ejsp.840

Martiny, S. E., Kessler, T., & Vignoles, V. L. (2012). Shall I leave or shall we fight? Effects of threatened collective self-esteem on identity management strategies. Group Processes and Intergroup Relations, 15, 39-55, doi: 10.1177/1368430211415439

Goetz, T., Nett. U., Martiny, S. E., Hall, N. C., Pekrun, R., Dettmers, S., & Trautwein, U. (2011). Students’ emotions during homework: Structures, self-concept antecedents, and achievement outcomes. Learning and Individual Differences, 22, pp. 225-234 doi:10.1016/j.lindif.2011.04.006

Cantwell, A. M., & Martiny, S. E. (2010). Bridging identities through identity change. Social Psychology Quarterly, 73, 320-321, doi: 10.1177/0190272510388997

 

Chapters:

Martiny, S. E., & Froehlich, L. (2018). Integration durch Bildung? Eine sozialpsychologische Analyse vorhandener Hindernisse für jugendliche Geflüchtete und Jugendliche mit Migrationshintergrund im deutschen Bildungssystem [Integration through education? A social psychological analysis of obstacles for adolescent refugees and adolescent with migration background in the German educational system]. In S. Stuermer and A. Rohrman (Eds.), Beitraege zur angewandten Psychologie [Contributions to applied psychology).

Martiny, S. E., & Rubin, M. (2016). Towards a clearer understanding of social identity theory’s self-esteem hypothesis. In S. McKeown, R. Haji & N. Ferguson (Eds.), Understanding peace and conflict through social identity theory, pp.19-32. Springer.

Martiny-Huenger, T., Martiny, S. E., & Gollwitzer, P. M. (2015). Action control by if-then planning: Explicating the mechanisms of strategic automaticity in regard to objective and subjective agency. In B. Eitam, & P. Haggard (Eds.), Human agency: Functions and mechanisms. pp.63-94. Oxford University Press, New York.

Achtziger, A., Martiny, S. E., Gollwitzer, P. M., & Oettingen, G. (2012). Meta-Cognitive Processes in the self-regulation of goal pursuit. In P. Briñol & K. DeMarree (Eds.), Social Meta-Cognition. Frontiers of Social Psychology Series. New York: Psychology Press.

Götz, T., Keller, M., & Martiny, S. E. (2012). Emotionales Erleben in den MINT-Fächern: Ursachen, Geschlechterunterschiede und Interventionsmöglichkeiten. In H. Stöger, A. Ziegler & M. Heilemann (Eds.), Mädchen und Frauen in MINT: Bedingungen von Geschlechtsunterschieden und Interventionsmöglichkeiten. Münster: LIT.

Martiny, S. E., Goetz, T., & Keller, M. (2012). Emotionsregulation im Kontext von Stereotype Threat: Die Reduzierung der Effekte negative Stereotype bei ethnischen Minderheiten. In P. Genkova. T. Ringeisen, & F. Leong (Eds.), Handbuch Stress und Kultur: interkulturelle und kulturvergleichende Perspektiven. VS Verlag Wiesbaden (Springer Verlagsgruppen).

Martiny, S. E., & Goetz, T. (2011). Stereotype Threat in Lern- und Leistungssituationen: Theoretische Ansätze, empirische Befunde und praktische Implikationen. In K. A. Heller, A. Ziegler, & F. J. Mönks (Series Eds.), Talentförderung - Expertiseentwicklung – Leistungsexzellenz. Berlin: LIT Verlag.

 

Thesis:

Martiny, S. E. (2008). Managing ones’ group image – Dynamics of group-based self-esteem and identity management strategies, PhD Thesis, Friedrich-Schiller-University, Jena, Germany.

Martiny, S. E. (2005). Knowledge construction and learning motivation in web-based cooperative inquiry-learning: Differential effects of cooperation scripts on boys and girls. Diploma Thesis, Eberhard Karls University Tübingen, Germany.


Press Appearance:

Ossola, A. (2016, August 24th). How stereotypes slow athletes down. Nautilushttp://nautil.us/blog/how-stereotypes-slow-athletes-down

Shea, C. (2011, September 24-25). Sunk by Stereotypes. The Wall Street Journal, p. C4.

Awards and distinctions

Grants and sholarships

01/2012-12/2014 Research project “Stereotype threat as reason for the low performance of students with migration background in the German educational system” funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research, funding volume: 268 635, 60 €

01/2009-12/2009 Postdoctoral Fellowship funded by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), funding volume: about 36 000 €

11/2005-12/2008 Doctoral Fellowship funded by the German Research Foundation, funding volume: about 39 600 €

 

Teaching

Social and cross-cultural psychology

Courses:

- Psy-2015 Cross-cultural psychology

- Psy-2581 Cultural psychology

- Psy-1001 Social psychology

- Psy-1005 Social psychology

- Ps-2024 Stereotypes & prejudice

- Hel-8010  

Publications in CRIStin


  • Smith, Daniel; Martiny, Sarah E.. Stereotype threat in sport: Recommendations for applied practice and research. The Sport psychologist 2018. ISSN 0888-4781.

  • Olsson, Maria; Martiny, Sarah E.. Does exposure to counterstereotypical role models influence girls' and women's gender stereotypes and career choices? A review of social psychological research. Frontiers in Psychology 2018. ISSN 1664-1078.

  • Froehlich, Laura; Mok, Sog Yee; Martiny, Sarah E.; Deaux, Kay. Stereotype threat-effects for Turkish-origin migrants in Germany: Taking stock of cummulative research evidence. European Educational Research Journal 2018. ISSN 1474-9041.

  • Martiny, Sarah E.; Nikitin, Jana. Social identity threat in interpersonal relationships: Activating negative stereotypes decreases social approach motivation. Journal of experimental psychology. Applied 2018. ISSN 1076-898X.s doi: 10.1037/xap0000198.

  • Martiny, Sarah E.; Froehlich, Laura; Deaux, Kay; Mok, Sog Yee. Defining ethnic, national, and dual identities: Structure, antecedents, and consequences of multiple social identities of Turkish‐origin high school students in Germany. Journal of Community and Applied Social Psychology 2017; Volum 27 (5). ISSN 1052-9284.s 400 - 410.s doi: 10.1002/casp.2318.

  • Soltanpanah, Jilwan; Parks-Stamm, Elizabeth J.; Martiny, Sarah E.; Rudmin, Floyd Webster. A cross-cultural examination of the relationship between egalitarian gender role attitudes and life satisfaction. Sex Roles 2017. ISSN 0360-0025.s 1 - 9.s doi: 10.1007/s11199-017-0859-3.

  • Bruckmueller, Susanne; Reese, Gerhard; Martiny, Sarah E.. Is higher inequality less legitimate? Depends on How You Frame it!. British Journal of Social Psychology 2017; Volum 56 (4). ISSN 0144-6665.s 766 - 781.s doi: 10.1111/bjso.12202.

  • Martiny-Huenger, Torsten; Martiny, Sarah E.; Parks-Stamm, Elizabeth J.; Pfeiffer, Elisa; Gollwitzer, Peter. M.. From conscious thought to automatic action: A simulation account of action planning. Journal of experimental psychology. General 2017; Volum 146. ISSN 0096-3445.s 1513 - 1525.s doi: 10.1037/xge0000344.

  • Mok, Sog Yee; Martiny, Sarah E.; Gleibs, Ilka H.; Deaux, Kay; Froehlich, Laura. The interaction of vertical collectivism and stereotype activation of the performance of Turkish-origin high school students. Learning and individual differences 2017; Volum 56. ISSN 1041-6080.s 76 - 84.s doi: 10.1016/j.lindif.2017.05.002.

  • Schall, Marina; Martiny, Sarah E.; Goetz, Thomas; Hall, Nathan E.. Smiling on the Inside: The Social Benefits of Suppressing Positive Emotions in Outperformance Situations. (fulltekst) Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin 2016; Volum 42 (5). ISSN 0146-1672.s 559 - 571.s doi: 10.1177/0146167216637843.

  • Schall, Marina; Götz, Thomas; Martiny, Sarah E.; Hall, Nathan C.. It ain’t over ‘til it’s over: The effect of task completion on the savoring of success. Motivation and Emotion 2016; Volum 41 (1). ISSN 0146-7239.s 38 - 50.s doi: 10.1007/s11031-016-9591-5.

  • Schuster, Carolin; Martiny, Sarah E.. Not feeling good in STEM: effects of stereotype activation and anticipated affect on women's career aspirations. Sex Roles 2016; Volum 76 (1-2). ISSN 0360-0025.s 40 - 55.s doi: 10.1007/s11199-016-0665-3.

  • Mok, Sog Yee; Martiny, Sarah E.; Gleibs, Ilka H.; Keller, Melanie M.; Froehlich, Laura. The relationship between ethnic classroom composition and turkish-origin and german students' reading performance and sense of belonging. Frontiers in Psychology 2016; Volum 7. ISSN 1664-1078.s doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2016.01071.

  • Froehlich, Laura; Martiny, Sarah E.; Deaux, Kay; Götz, Thomas; Mok, Sog Yee. Being smart or getting smarter: Implicit theory of intelligence moderates stereotype threat and stereotype lift effects. British Journal of Social Psychology 2016; Volum 55 (3). ISSN 0144-6665.s 564 - 587.s doi: 10.1111/bjso.12144.

  • Schuster, Carolin; Martiny, Sarah E.; Schmader, Toni. Distracted by the unthought - Suppression and reappraisal of mind wandering under stereotype threat. PLoS ONE 2015; Volum 10 (3). ISSN 1932-6203.s doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0122207.

  • Froehlich, Laura; Martiny, Sarah E.; Deaux, Kay; Mok, Sog Yee. “It’s their responsibility, not ours” –Competence stereotypes and causal attributions for immigrants’ academic underperformance. (fulltekst) Social Psychology 2015. ISSN 1864-9335.s doi: 10.1027/1864-9335/a000260.

  • Martiny, Sarah E.; Gleibs, Ilka H.; Parks-Stamm, Elizabeth J.; Martiny-Huenger, Torsten; Froehlich, Laura; Harter, Anna-Lena; Roth, Jenny. Dealing with negative stereotypes in sports: The role of cognitive anxiety when multiple identities are activated in sensorimotor tasks. Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology (JSEP) 2015; Volum 37 (4). ISSN 0895-2779.s 379 - 392.s doi: 10.1123/jsep.2014-0284.

  • Schall, Marina; Goetz, Thomas; Martiny, Sarah E.; Maymon, Rebecca. Responses to success: Seeking pleasant experiences before a task is complete?. PLoS ONE 2015; Volum 10:e0135952 (8). ISSN 1932-6203.s doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0135952.

  • Martiny, Sarah E.; Kessler, T.. Managing one’s social identity: Successful and unsuccessful identity management. (fulltekst) European Journal of Social Psychology 2014; Volum 44. ISSN 0046-2772.s 748 - 757.s doi: 10.1002/ejsp.2056.

  • Martiny, Sarah E.; Mok, Sog Yee; Deaux, Kay; Froehlich, Laura. Effects of activating negative stereotypes about Turkish-origin students on performance and identity management in German high Schools. International Review of Social Psychology 2014. ISSN 0992-986X.

  • Goetz, T.; Nett, U.; Martiny, Sarah E.; Hall, N. C.; Pekrun, R.; Dettmers, S.; Trautwein, U.. Students’ emotions during homework: Structures, self-concept antecedents, and achievement outcomes. Learning and individual differences 2012; Volum 22 (2). ISSN 1041-6080.s 225 - 234.s doi: 10.1016/j.lindif.2011.04.006.

  • Martiny, Sarah E.; Roth, J.; Jelenec, P.; Steffens, M. C.; Croizet, J.-C.. When a new group identity does harm on the spot: Stereotype threat in newly created groups. European Journal of Social Psychology 2012; Volum 42 (1). ISSN 0046-2772.s 65 - 71.s doi: 10.1002/ejsp.840.

  • Martiny, Sarah E.; Kessler, T.; Vignoles, V. L.. Shall I Leave or Shall We Fight? Effects of Threatened Collective Self-Esteem on Identity Management Strategies. Group Processes & Intergroup Relations 2012; Volum 15 (1). ISSN 1368-4302.s 39 - 55.s doi: 10.1177/1368430211415439.

  • Cantwell, A. M.; Martiny, Sarah. Bridging Identities through Identity Change. Social psychology quarterly 2010; Volum 73 (4). ISSN 0190-2725.s 320 - 321.s doi: 10.1177/0190272510388997.

  • Martiny, Sarah E.. Cultural Differences in Child Raising: A Psychological Perspective. 2018.

  • Martiny, Sarah E.. How Stereotypes Slow Athletes Down. 2016.

  • Martiny, Sarah E.; Rubin, Mark. Towards a clearer understanding of social identity theory's self-esteem hypothesis. Springer 2016 ISBN 9783319298672.s 19 - 32.

  • Martiny-Huenger, Torsten; Martiny, Sarah E.; Gollwitzer, Peter M.. Action control by if-then planning: Explicating the mechanisms of strategic automaticity in regard to objective and subjective agency. Oxford University Press 2015 ISBN 9780190267278.s 63 - 94.

  • Babaii, Aida; Siebler, Frank; Martiny, Sarah E.. Ironic effects of suppressing specific and non-specific demography-related thoughts in job candidate evaluations. (fulltekst) 2014.

  • Astahova, Marina; Martiny, Sarah E.; Goetz, Thomas. The Suppression of Positive Emotions and Its Social Benefits. Consortium of European Research on Emotion (CERE) 2014-03-27 - 2014-03-28 2014.

  • Astahova, Marina; Martiny, Sarah E.; Goetz, Thomas. The Social Benefits of Suppressing Positive Emotions in Outperformance Situations. 17th European Association of Social Psychology (EASP) 2014-07-09 - 2014-07-12 2014.

  • Schuster, Carolin; Martiny, Sarah E.. I won’t feel good about it… stereotype threat, anticipated affect, and women’s math-related career motivation. 17. European Association of Social Psychology General Meeting (EASP) 2014-07-09 - 2014-07-12 2014.

  • Mok, Sog Yee; Martiny, Sarah E.; Deaux, Kay; Gleibs, Ilka H.; Froehlich, Laura. Goodbye, Ingroup! Female Turkish-origin migrants’ tendency to leave their threatened ingroup after stereotype activation. 17. European Association of Social Psychology General Meeting (EASP) 2014-07-09 - 2014-07-12 2014.

  • Froehlich, Laura; Martiny, Sarah E.; Deaux, Kay; Mok, Sog Yee. Implicit theories of intelligence moderate stereotype threat effects for Turkish-origin migrants in Germany. 17. European Association of Social Psychology General Meeting (EASP) 2014 2014-07-09 - 2014-07-12 2014.

  • Martiny, Sarah E.; Martiny-Huenger, T.; Roth, J.. Stereotype Threat versus Choking under Pressure. European Association of Social Psychology General Meeting 2014 2014-07-09 - 2014-07-12 2014.

  • Achtziger, A.; Martiny, Sarah E.; Oettingen, G.; Gollwitzer, P. M.. Meta-Cognitive Processes in the Self-Regulation of Goal Pursuit. Psychology Press 2012 ISBN 978-1-84872-884-4.s 121 - 140.

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