Aldrup, Karen

Karen Aldrup

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


phone +49-(0)431-880-5870
address Olshausenstraße 62, D-24118 Kiel
room 34 d


2017 Doctorate in Psychology, Kiel University
2014 Diplom (Ger.) in Psychology, Kiel University
2010 - 2014 Studies in Psychology at Kiel University

Professional Activity

since 2014 Research Scientist, IPN – Leibniz Institute for Science and Mathematics Education

Research Interests

Teacher-student relationship
Teachers’ occupational well-being
Teachers‘ professional competence
Students‘ career decision-making process
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Selected Publications

Aldrup, K., Carstensen, B., & Klusmann, U. (2022). Is empathy the key to effective teaching? A systematic review of its association with teacher-student interactions and student outcomes. Educational Psycholy Review. Advance online publication.
de Ruiter, J. A., Poorthuis, A. M. G., Aldrup, K., & Koomen, H. M. Y. (2020). Teachers' emotional experiences in response to daily events with individual students varying in perceived past disruptive behavior. Journal of School Psychology, 82, 85–102. doi: 10.1016/j.jsp.2020.08.005
Aldrup, K., Carstensen, B., Köller, M. M., & Klusmann, U. (2020). Measuring teachers’ social-emotional competence: Development and validation of a situational judgment test. Frontiers in Psychology, 11, 217. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2020.00892
Aldrup, K., Klusmann, U., & Lüdtke, O. (2020). Reciprocal associations between students’ mathematics anxiety and achievement: Can teacher sensitivity make a difference? Journal of Educational Psychology, 112(4), 735–750. doi: 10.1037/edu0000398
Aldrup, K., Klusmann, U., Lüdtke, O., Göllner, R., & Trautwein, U. (2018). Student misbehavior and teacher well-being: Testing the mediating role of the teacher-student relationship. Learning and Instruction, 58, 126–136. doi: 10.1016/j.learninstruc.2018.05.006
Aldrup, K., Klusmann, U., Lüdtke, O., Göllner, R., & Trautwein, U. (2018). Social support and classroom management are related to secondary students’ general school adjustment: A multilevel structural equation model using student and teacher ratings. Journal of Educational Psychology, 110, 1066–1083. doi: 10.1037/edu0000256

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