Benjamin Korman

PhD Candidate


Benjamin Korman is a PhD Candidate under the supervision of Christian Tröster in the field of Organizational Behavior and Leadership at the Kühne Logistics University. Prior to joining the KLU in August 2016, Benjamin received his B.Sc. in Biopsychology from the University of California, Santa Barbara and his M.Sc. in Cognitive Neuroscience from Leiden University in the Netherlands. His Master’s Thesis explored the relationship between structural brain anatomy and cognitive deficits in various psychiatric populations. Now his scientific investigations explore the influence of social comparisons on employees in the workplace and how such comparisons affect employee inspiration.


Tel: +49 40 328707-307
Fax: +49 40 328707-109


Academic Positions

2015Research Technologist at the University of Washington, USA
2013Research Intern at the Research Centre Juelich, Germany
2011Research Assistant at the University of California, Santa Barbara, USA


Since 2016

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


MSc in Cognitive Neuroscience, Leiden University, the Netherlands

2012BSc in Biopsychology, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA

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