You are here: Home / The IPN / Departments / Educational Measurement / Staff / Nagy, Gabriel
Nagy, Gabriel

Gabriel Nagy

Prof. Dr., Dipl.-Psych.
Educational Measurement


phone +49-(0)431-880-5875
address Olshausenstraße 62, D-24118 Kiel
room 111, Neufeldtstraße


2006 Doctorate in Psychology, Free University Berlin
2002 - 2005 International Max Planck Research School "The Life Course: Evolutionary and Ontogenetic Dynamics" (LIFE)
2002 Diplom (Ger.) in Psychology, Free University Berlin

Professional Activity

since 2015 Deputy Head of Department Educational Measurement, Leibniz Institute for Science and Mathematics Education (IPN)
2011 -2014 Deputy Head of Department Educational Research, Leibniz Institute for Science and Mathematics Education (IPN)
since 2011 Associate Professor of Quantitative Methods in Educational Research, Kiel University
2010 - 2011 Assistant Professor of Educational Science, Eberhard Karls University Tübingen
09/2005 - 03/2010 Research Scientist, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Center for Educational Research

Research Interests

Item position effects and test practice effects in educational studies
Latent variable models for interst and ability profiles
National and international large-scale educational assessment
Transitions in the educational system

Current Projects

ManKobE - Mathematical and Science Competencies in Vocational Training
MILES - Methodological Issues in Longitudinal Educational Studies
EIKA - Development and implementation of a school-to-work transition concept for schools serving disadvantaged communities
CIDER - College for Interdisciplinary Educational Research

Selected Publications

Etzel, J., Nagy, G., Tracey, T. J. (2016). The spherical model of vocational interests in Germany. Journal of Career Assessment, 24(4), 701-717.
Etzel, J., & Nagy, G. (2016). Students’ perceptions of person-environment fit: Do fit perceptions predict academic success beyond personality traits? Journal of Career Assessment, 24(2), 270-288.
Nagy, G., Köller, O., & Leucht, M. (2016). Berufliche Interessen im differenzierten Oberstufensystem Schleswig-Holsteins. In M. Leucht, N. Kampa & O. Köller (Hrsg.), Fachleistungen beim Abitur: Vergleich allgemeinbildender und beruflicher Gymnasien in Schleswig-Holstein (S. 241-273). Münster: Waxmann.
Nagy, G., Lindner, C., Lüdtke, O., & Trautwein, U. (2015). Ein konfirmatorisches Cosinusfunktionsmodell für den Circumplex: Eine Integration des variablenbezogenen und personenbezogenen Aspekts des Circumplex. In C. Tarnei & F. G. Hartmann (Hrsg.), Berufliche Interessen: Beiträge zur Theorie von J. L. Holland (S. 185-221). Münster: Waxmann.
Volodina, A., & Nagy, G. (2016). Vocational aspirations in adolescence: The role of gender, school achievement, self-concepts, and vocational interests. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 95-96, 58-73.
Volodina, A., Nagy, G. & Köller, O. (2015). Success in the first phase of the vocational career: The role of cognitive and scholastic abilities, personality factors, and vocational interests. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 91, 11-22.

Publications in the research information system

all publications recorded in PURE

Download list of publications

PDF document icon Schriftenverzeichnis_GN_06_2016.pdf — PDF document, 113 KB (115780 bytes)