Schmerse, Daniel

Daniel Schmerse

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


phone +49-(0)431-880-3114
address Olshausenstraße 62, D-24118 Kiel
room 30


2014 Doctorate in Psychology, Leipzig University
2009 Diplom (Ger.) in Linguistics (Patholinguistics), Potsdam University
2003 - 2009 Studies in Patholinguistics, Potsdam University
2007 - 2008 Studies in Cognitive Science and Neuroscience, University of California San Diego

Professional Activity

2016 - present Research Scientist, IPN – Leibniz Institute for Science and Mathematics Education
2012 - 2016 Senior Manager, Pädagogische Qualitäts-Informations-Systeme gGmbH
2009 - 2012 Doctoral Fellow, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Department of Developmental and Comparative Psychology

Research Interests

language development and inquiry-based learning in early childhood
effects of early education on language and non-cognitive skills

Current Projects

Leibniz Center of Excellence for Early Childhood Education

Selected Publications

Schmerse, D. (in press). Preschool quality effects on learning behavior and later achievement in Germany: Moderation by socio-economic status. Child Development.
Schmerse, D., Anders, Y., Flöter, M., Wieduwilt, N., Roßbach, H.-G., & Tietze, W. (2018). Differential effects of home and preschool learning environments on early language development. British Educational Research Journal, 44 (2), 338-357.
Schmerse, D. & Tietze, W. (2015). Sozialisation in Krippe und Kindergarten. In: K. Hurrelmann, U. Bauer, M. Grundmann, & S. Walper (Hrsg.). Handbuch der Sozialisationsforschung. 8. Auflage. S. 414 - 436.
Schmerse, D., Lieven, E., & Tomasello, M. (2015). Young children use shared experience to interpret definite reference. Journal of Child Language. 42(I05), S. 1146 - 1157
Köymen, B., Schmerse, D., Lieven, E., & Tomasello, M. (2014). Young children create partner-specific referential pacts with peers. Developmental Psychology, 50(10), S. 2334-2342.