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Nagy, Gabriel

Gabriel Nagy

Prof. Dr., Dipl.-Psych.


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


2002 - 2005 International Max Planck Research School "The Life Course: Evolutionary and Ontogenetic Dynamics" (LIFE)
2002 - 2005 PhD in Psychology (Max Planck Institute for Human Development)
1996 - 2002 Studies in Psychology at the Free University, Berlin

Professional Activity

10/2011 - present Professor for Quantitative Methods in Educational Research, Leibniz Institute for Science and Mathematics Education at Kiel University
04/ 2010 - 09/ 2011 Assistant Professor for Educational Science at the Eberhard Karls University Tübingen
09/2005 - 03/2010 Researcher at the 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
Latent variable models for longitudinal and hierarchical data
Transitions in the educational system

Current Projects

ManKobE - Mathematical and Science Competencies in Vocational Training
MILES - Methodological Issues in Longitudinal Educational Studies
PISA 2012/2013 – Programme for International Student Assessment: Follow-Up Studie

Selected Publications

Etzel, J., Nagy, G., Tracey, T. J. (in press). The spherical model of vocational interests in Germany. Journal of Career Assessment.
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, 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. & 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.
Volodina, A., Nagy, G., & Retelsdorf (2015). Berufliche Interessen und der Übergang in die gymnasiale Profiloberstufe: Ihre Struktur und Vorhersagekraft für das individuelle Wahlverhalten. Zeitschrift für Pädagogische Psychologie, 29, 89-100.

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