Deventer, Jennifer

Jennifer Deventer

Dr. phil., Dipl.-Psych.
Ed. Research and Ed. Psychology


phone +49-(0)431-880-1088
address Olshausenstraße 62, D-24118 Kiel
room 34 c


2018 Doctorate in Psychology, Kiel University
2015 Diplom (Ger.) in Psychology, Kiel University
2010 - 2015 Studies in Psychology, Kiel University

Professional Activity

since 2015 Research Scientist and Doctoral Candidate, IPN - Leibniz Institute for Science and Mathematics Education

Research Interests

Relationships and Personality Development

Current Projects

Personality-Relationship Transactions
Personality development in the context of vocational education and training

Selected Publications

Deventer, J., Wagner, J., Lüdtke, O., & Trautwein, U. (2018). Are personality traits and relationship characteristics reciprocally related? Longitudinal analyses of codevelopment in the transition out of high school and beyond. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. Advance online publication.
Deventer, J., Lüdtke, O., Nagy, G., Retelsdorf, J., & Wagner, J. (2018). Against all odds - is a more differentiated view of personality development in emerging adulthood needed? The case of young apprentices. British Journal of Psychology. Advance online publication.