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Prof. Dr. Kerstin Wüstner

Department of Public Administration
Professor for Psychology
Specialist area: Psychology
Professor

T: +49 (0)30 30877-2670
E: kerstin.wuestner@hwr-berlin.de


Visitor's address
Lichtenberg Campus
Building 1
Room 1.2076
Alt Friedrichsfelde 60
10315 Berlin

Postal address
Hochschule für Wirtschaft und Recht Berlin
Lichtenberg Campus
Alt-Friedrichsfelde 60
10315 Berlin
Germany

 

Academic and Professional Career

  • 2008-30.09.2009: Stand-in Professor of Organisational Psychology in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at the Helmut Schmidt University / University of the Federal Armed Forces, Hamburg
  • 2006-2007: Stand-in Professor of Applied Psychology in the Faculty of Philosophy and Social Sciences at the University of Augsburg
  • 2005: Post-doctoral lecturing qualification in Psychology at the University of Augsburg - Faculty of Philosophy and Social Sciences; topic of post-doctoral thesis: experiencing the modern world of work
  • 2000-2005: Research assistant to the Professor of Applied Psychology in the Faculty of Philosophy and Social Sciences at the University of Augsburg
  • 2000: Junior research academic at the GSF – Research Centre for Health and the Environment in Munich (today: Helmholtz Zentrum, Munich)
  • 1999: Dr. rer. pol. (summa cum laude) at the Faculty of Economic and Social Sciences at the University of Augsburg; title of doctoral thesis: “Risky opportunities – family planning and genetic counselling between reasonable and excessive demands”; published in 2000 by the publishers “Psychiatrie” under the title: “Genetic counselling – risks and opportunities”
  • 1994-1999: Research assistant to the Professor of Applied Psychology in the Faculty of Economic and Social Sciences at the University of Augsburg
  • 1994: Studied Socio-economics at the University of Augsburg and graduated with a diploma; diploma thesis: “Hospitals as a reflection of society. A system-theoretical analysis of the situation of the nursing staff.”

Expert for

  • Experience of work in modernised organisations
  • Employees and customer surveys
  • Personnel development and organisational development in public organisations
  • Work and health
  • Psychology of health (incl. psycho-social aspects of human genetics)
  • Stress and burn-out
  • Professional ethics
  • Research into unemployment

Key Aspects in Teaching

  • Communication and leadership
  • Organisational Psychology
  • Personnel management
  • Social Psychology
  • Introduction to Psychology (for police officers)

Research Projects and Fields

  • Experience of work in modernised organisations
  • Employees and customer surveys
  • Personnel development and organisational development in public organisations
  • Work and health
  • Psychology of health (incl. psycho-social aspects of human genetics)
  • Stress and burn-out
  • Professional ethics
  • Research into unemployment

Selected, current Publications

  • (erscheint 2009): Public sectors becoming a flexible labour world: consequences for the employees. In: Azaïs, Ch. (Ed.): Employment and work in a globalised world. Bern et al.: Peter Lang.
  • (2009): Stresstheorien. In: Scholz, Ch. (Hrsg.): Vahlens Grosses Personallexikon. München: Vahlen. Zusammen mit Andreas Bergknapp.
  • (2009): Stressoren. In: Scholz, Ch. (Hrsg.): Vahlens Großes Personallexikon.
  • (2009): Stresskosten. In: Scholz, Ch. (Hrsg.): Vahlens Großes Personallexikon. München: Vahlen.
  • (2009): Stresserfassung. In: Scholz, Ch. (Hrsg.): Vahlens Großes Personallexikon. München: Vahlen.
  • (2009): Stress. In: Scholz, Ch. (Hrsg.): Vahlens Grosses Personallexikon. München: Vahlen.
  • (2009): Stress am Arbeitsplatz. In: Scholz, Ch. (Hrsg.): Vahlens Großes Personallexikon. München: Vahlen.
  • (2009): Psychische Belastung. In: Scholz, Ch. (Hrsg.): Vahlens Großes Personallexikon. München: Vahlen.
  • (2009): Professionelle Ethik in einer ökonomisierten Arbeitswelt. In: Wüstner, K. (Hrsg.): Sozioökonomische Arbeitsforschung. Das Individuum im Spannungsfeld von Arbeit und Nicht-Arbeit. Mering u.a.: Hampp, S. 73-103.
  • (2009): Physische Belastung. In: Scholz, Ch. (Hrsg.): Vahlens Großes Personallexikon. München: Vahlen.