Ruth Katharina Ditlmann, Ph.D.
mail: ruth [dot] ditlmann [at] wzb [dot] eu
2014 – 2015
Department of Psychology and Woodrow Wilson School of Public and
Princeton University, Princeton, NJ
Since 10 2012
Senior Researcher at the WZB Berlin Social Science Center.
09 2007– 09 2012
PhD student at the Yale University Social Psychology Department.
09 2007 – 05 2009
Mphil, MS student at the Yale University Social Psychology Department.
08 2010 – 09 2012
Visiting Research Scholar at the Columbia University Psychology Department.
10 2001 – 08 2007
Student of Diplom Psychologie at Universität Konstanz
08 2005 – 04 2006
Baden-Wuerttenberg CT Department of Higher Education Exchange Scholar Program and Cusanuswerk stipend for research internship at Yale University
08 2004 – 08 2005
DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) Scholarship for an academic year at Yale University, Social Psychology Department..
Ditlmann, R., & Laugnes, P. (in press). The (identification) cards you are dealt: Biased treatment of Anglos and Latinos using municipal-issued versus unofficial ID Cards. Journal of Political Psychology.
Lagunes, P., Levin, B., & Ditlmann, R. (2012). Documenting the undocumented: A review of the United States’ first municipal ID program. Harvard Journal of Hispanic Policy, 24.
Dovidio, J. F., Gaertner, S. L., Ditlmann, R. K., & West, T. V. (in press). Intergroup relations in post-conflict contexts: How the past influences the present (and the future). In K. J. Jonas & T. Morton (Eds.), Restoring civil societies: The psychology of intervention and engagement following crisis. Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell.
Dovidio, J. F., Gluszek, A., John, M. S., Ditlmann, R., & Lagunes, P. (2010). Understanding bias toward Latinos: Discrimination, dimensions of difference, and experience of exclusion. Journal of Social Issues, 66(1), 59 - 78.
Ditlmann, R. K., Purdie-Vaughns, V., & Eibach, R. (2010). Heritage and ideology-based national identites and their implications for immigrant citizen relations in the United States and in Germany. International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 35 (4), 395-405.
Purdie-Vaughns, V. & Ditlmann, R. K. (2010). Reflections on diversity science in social psychology. Psychological Inquiry 21(2), 153-159.
Naturalization of Immigrants: Obstacles and Opportunities in German Municipalities
Head: Ruth Katharina Ditlmann, Ph.D., Rafaela Dancygier, Ph.D. (Princeton University, USA)
Staff: Quinn Albaugh (Princeton University, USA)
Funding: University Center for Human Values and The Mamdouha S. Bobst Center for Peace and Justice at Princeton University
The Meaning of Being German, American, Singaporean: An Inductive Approach to National Identity.
Head: Ruth Katharina Ditlmann, Ph.D., Johannes Kopf-Beck (Max Planck Institut für Psychatrie, München); Valerie Purdie-Vaughns (Columbia University); Shirlena Huang (National University of Singapore); Eric Thompson (National University of Singapore)
Funding: WZB, Columbia University and National University of Singapore
Head: Dr. Susanne Veit, Ruth Katharina Ditlmann, Ph.D.