Johannes Stark

PhD Candidate

Johannes Stark

PhD Candidate

Johannes Stark is a PhD candidate at the Kühne Logistics University since November 2021. His research focuses  on social disparities in organizational career advancement and is supervised by Prof. Dr. Christian Tröster and Prof. Dr. Niels Van Quaquebeke.

Prior to joining the PhD program at the KLU, Johannes obtained a M.Sc in Economics, Organizational and Social Psychology and a B.Sc. in Psychology at the LMU Munich. He spent a year abroad at the IDC Herzliya, Israel. Johannes conducted his master thesis on social disparities in students' educational decision-making. Further, Johannes is a certified Systemic Business Coach and Systematic Facilitator. He gained multiple practical experiences in the field of HR training and development.

Academic Positions


Research Assistant, Bavarian State Institute for Higher Education, Research and Planning, Munich, Germany

2019 - 2020Research Assistant, Department for Economic and Organizational Psychology, LMU Munich, Germany
2017 - 2018Research Assistant, Baruch Ivcher School of Psychology, IDC Herzliya, Israel

Professional Experience


Working Student, Training and Development, Giesecke + Devrient GmbH, Munich, Germany

2018 - 2019Working Student, Project Management, Kirsten Schrick Management Consulting, Munic, Germany
2017 - 2018Intern, Digital Marketing, SIT Innovation Consulting, Tel Aviv, Israel


Since 2021

PhD Candidate in Organizational Behavior, Kühne Logistics University, Hamburg, Germany

2019 - 2021Master in Economics, Organizational Behavior and Social Psychology, LMU Munich, Germany
2015 - 2019Bachelor in Psychology, LMU Munich, Germany
2017 - 2018Exchange Student, IDC Herzliya, Israel