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Jennifer Hausen

Jennifer Hausen
Postal Address Université du Luxembourg
2, Avenue de l'Université
L-4365 Esch-sur-Alzette

Jennifer Elaine Hausen, Research & Development Specialist and member of the CBA research group.

Professional Summary

Jennifer joined the Computer-Based Assessment (CBA) research group within the Department of Behavioural and Cognitive Sciences as a Research and Development Specialist in August 2018.

Jennifer completed her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology as well as her Master’s degree in Psychological Intervention (Educational Domain) at the University of Luxembourg whilst also studying abroad at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, Arizona (USA). She collected first practical experiences in research during her numerous research internships (University of Bonn, Germany; Aalborg University, Denmark; infas – Institute for Applied Social Sciences in Bonn, Germany) as well as student research assistant positions at the University of Luxembourg.

Currently, Jennifer is involved in the project Dynamics of Academic Self-Concept in Everyday Life (DynASCEL; Principal Investigator: Dr. Christoph Niepel) whilst working on her dissertation under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Jens Möller (Kiel University). In her dissertation she investigates intraindividual variability in adolescent students’ state academic self-concept.

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Last updated on: Monday, 07 December 2020

Research Interests

  • Self-Concept
  • Big Five Personality
  • Well-Being
  • Intelligence
  • Educational Psychology
  • Personality Psychology
  • Experience Sampling / Intensive Longitudinal Data
  • Multilevel Modelling & Structural Equation Modelling


  • Dynamics of Academic Self-Concept in Everyday Life (DynASCEL): The DynASCEL project proposes to examine state aspects and dynamics in students’ academic self-concepts and their perceptions of instructional quality on a lesson-to-lesson basis by the use of e-diaries (ambulatory assessment/experience sampling).

Last updated on: 17 Nov 2020

Hausen, J., Möller, J., Greiff, S., & Niepel, C. (2019, September 9-12). Examining grades, achievement test scores, and three intelligence facets within an extended I/E model [Paper presentation]. Joint Conference of the Sections Developmental Psychology & Educational Psychology (paEpsy 2019), Leipzig, Germany.

Hausen, J., Möller, J., Greiff, S., & Niepel, C. (2019, August 12-16). Implementing intelligence facets as predictors into the generalized I/E model [Paper presentation]. 18th  Biennial EARLI Conference, Aachen, Germany.

Hausen, J. E. (2019). Minimalist life orientations as a dialogical tool for happiness. British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 47, 168-179.

Hausen, J. E. (2019). Merkmale der Tat (Motive, Ablauf) [Offence characteristics (motives, development)]. In M. Böhmer (Ed.), Amok an Schulen - Prävention, Intervention und Nachsorge bei School Shootings [Amok at schools - Prevention, intervention, and aftercare of school shootings] (pp. 113-131). Springer.


For the complete list of publications, please refer here.

Last updated on: 04 Nov 2020

Teaching Activities

Bachelor of Science in Psychology at University of Luxembourg

  • Seminar: Messen und Testen (Measurement and Test Theory) - winter term 2020/21

Last updated on: 04 Nov 2020