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Marina Pfeifer

Marina Pfeifer

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Doctorate Student


Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Department of Psychology
Leopoldstr. 13
D-80802 München

Room: 3103
Phone: +49 (0)89 2180 5374

Office hours:
Please make an appointment via mail.

Further Information

Current Projects

• Teacher emotions and behavior on their students' outcomes and vice versa
• Factors influencing pre-service teachers' self-efficacy and emotions

Research Interests

• Emotions and well-being in education
• Teacher stress and resilience
• Impact of digital media on emotions in education


Since Oct 2022 Doctorate Student (Dr. phil.)
under Supervision of Prof. Frenzel at LMU Munich
Oct 2020 - Aug 2022 M.Sc. Psychology: Learning Sciences at LMU Munich
Thesis: Teacher Well-Being. An Exploratory Analysis on Teaching Behaviors and Student Outcomes
Oct 2017 - Oct 2020 Training as a Certified Coach
(CIKS; Coaching in Komplexen Systemen)
Oct 2015 - Aug 2020 First State Examination in Teacher Education:
Teaching degree for primary schools and school psychology; passed with distinction
Thesis:  The Relationship between Teacher-Student-Relationships and Teacher Burnout

Conference Contributions

  • Pfeifer, M. E., Athavale, S., & Frenzel, A. C. (2023, February). Teacher emotions and their linkages with student outcomes in secondary education. A multilevel modeling approach. Paper presented at the 10th Meeting of the Gesellschaft für Empirische Bildungsforschung (GEBF), Duisburg-Essen, Germany.