Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Lebenswissen­schaftliche Fakultät - Institut für Psychologie

John Rauthmann

John Rauthmann

Rudower Chaussee 18 , Raum 3'112
(030) 2093-9436
(030) 2093-9431

Rauthmann, John

Curriculum vitae

Apr 2015 - Mar 2016 Interim professor of personality psychology, HU Berlin

Oct 2014 - Mar 2015 Post-doc in the unit of personality psychology, HU Berlin
2013-2014 Dissertation "The psychological characteristics of situations" (supervisors: J. Asendorpf, J. Gebauer)

2012 - 2014 Pre-doc in the unit of personality psychology, HU Berlin

2007 - 2012 Diploma study of psychology, LFU Innsbruck (Austria

Research Interests

Personality structure and processes
Situations (conceptualization, measurement, taxonomization)
Person-situation transactions (how people construe, maintain, evoke, select, change, and create situations)
Behavioral consistency
Self-fulfillment and voluntary personality change
Personality judgment and interpersonal perception


Association for Psychological Science (APS)
Association for Research in Personality (ARP)
Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP)
European Association of Personality Psychology (EAPP)
The International Society for the Study of Individual Differences (ISSID)
Society for Personality Assessment (SPA)
World Association of Personality (WAP; Founding Member)
Personality and Social Relationships (PERSOC)
Menschliches Verhalten aus evolutionärer Perspektive (MVE)
Situation Research Network (Founder)

Ad hoc reviewer

Attention, Perception, and Psychophysics
British Journal of Psychology
British Journal of Social Psychology
Canadian Journal of Behavioral Science
Educational Research and Reviews
European Journal of Personality
European Journal of Psychological Assessment
European Psychologist
European Review of Applied Psychology
Evolution and Human Behavior
Evolutionary Psychology
Frontiers in Psychology (Personality Science and Individual Differences / Personality and Social Psychology)
International Journal of Behavioral Development
International Journal of Psychology
Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology
Journal of Evolutionary Psychology
Journal of Experimental Psychology: General
Journal of Individual Differences
Journal of Managerial Psychology
Journal of Nonverbal Behavior
Journal of Personality
Journal of Personality Assessment
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology
Journal of Research in Personality
Personality and Individual Differences
Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin
Personality and Social Psychology Review
Perspectives on Psychological Science
Psychological Reports
Review of General Psychology
Social and Personality Psychology Compass
Social Behavior and Personality
Social Cognition
Social Psychological and Personality Science
Swiss Journal of Psychology
The Spanish Journal of Psychology



ISSID (2013) Scientific Committee (
SPSP GSC Outstanding Research Proposal/Award (2011, 2012


Reviewer Boards

Journal of European Psychology Students (Reviewer: 2014–)


Editorial Boards

Frontiers in Psychology: Personality and Social Psychology (Review Editor: 2014–)
Personality and Individual Differences – Special Issue: Student Projects (Guest Editor: 2015/2016)





Posters, Conferences, Talks