Natalija Keck

PhD Candidate

Natalija Keck joined KLU in 2011 to pursue a PhD in Leadership & Organizational Behavior (Management) in cooperation with the Erasmus University Rotterdam. A psychologist by training, she holds an MSc in Research Methods in Psychology from the University of Kent, Canterbury and a Diploma (equivalent to Master’s degree) from Bielefeld University. Prior to her PhD, she worked as research associate at Jacobs University Bremen and the University of Muenster where she gained teaching experience and conducted quantitative psychological research on intercultural communication.

Natalija is primarily interested in organizational values as well as effects of power on the individual. In her PhD projects, she investigates perceptions of ethical leadership, corporate social responsibility in job recruitments, workplace exclusion, and the interaction of power and feelings of entitlement. Beyond, she bears an interest in research methods. Natalija is an active member of the RespectResearchGroup and was engaged in the organisation of several doctorate student workshops.

Since Sept 2013, Natalija moderates the SoDoc mailing list organized by the Fachgruppe Sozialpsychologie. The mailing list promotes networking among German social psychological doctorate students and encourages their exchange of ideas. For more details, please click here.

In Oct 2015 Natalija assumed a research associate position in the Work & Organizational Psychology Department of Hamburg University. Please e-mail with any questions or concerns.



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Academic Positions

Since 2015

Research Associate at Hamburg University

2010 - 2011

Research Associate at the University of Muenster (WWU Münster)

2009 - 2010

Research Associate at Jacobs University Bremen


Since 2011

PhD studies in Leadership & Organizational Behavior (Management) at Kühne Logistics University


Diploma in Psychology at Bielefeld University (equivalent to Master’s degree)

2009Master of Science in Research Methods in Psychology at the University of Kent, Canterbury, UK